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37 weeks pregnant woman having bad swollen ankles and legs & also have a real bad cough & feeling difficult to breath. What is the treatment for it ?

hi im 37 weeks pregnant and have bad swollen ankles and legs but the feelin of not been able to breath and not been able to catch my breath has me worried i also have a real bad cough should i be worried. im 31 years old and 5,6
Wed, 27 Apr 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
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if you are not under obsterician's care ,please consult and get yourself checked up immediately

you may be having complications of pregnancy and it may be serious .

do not delay. take immediate treatment

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OBGYN Dr. Rakhi Tayal's  Response
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Swollen ankles can be due to high blood pressure so get it checked soon.Bad cough can stimulate early pains so you need antibiotic for that also.Not being able to catch the breath is due to the space occupied in your abdomen by the baby. This will subside only after delivery.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
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