Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
173 Doctors are Online

Pregnant,tightness in chest,pressure in rib cage.

hi. Im 33 wks pregnant , and for the last 6 hrs I ve been experiencing tightness in my chest, sudden pressure that comes and goes on my right side bellow the rib cage, shortness of breath, and a rapid and strong pulse that i can feel in my neck and chest. I dont have high blood pressure . Is this something i should worry about? Also, the heartbeat and shortness of bed get worse when i lay down.
Asked On : Fri, 20 Apr 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  418
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
OBGYN 's  Response

Welcome to HCM forum

In third trimester of pregnancy there is a pressure of baby on the diaphrgam so you feel these symptoms

Just relax but do not neglect it , it is better to get yourself examined by physician as well as your gynaecologist

It can be due to gastritis as well so take an antacid

Best wishes
Take care
Answered: Fri, 20 Apr 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]

Related questions you may be interested in


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor