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Weakness, agitation, confusion, increased heartbeat, coughing. Sign of pregnancy?

He'll my names Kay I'm 20 a chance I could be pregnant but don't know past two days I've felt weak and agitated. I get very confused and can't think straight. Twice now maybe three times I've felt my heart race making me shake and feel really bad. I also coughed or choked in my sleep and ran for the bathroom to be sick. Is this a sign of pregnancy ? X
Asked On : Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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Hello, and thank you for using Healthcare Magic!

I understand that you are concerned that you could be pregnant. I would recommend that you get a home pregnancy test to find out for sure. Unfortunately, the symptoms that you describe are very non-specific. This means that they could be caused by a large number of different conditions (including pregnancy).

Of course, if you are pregnant, you should make an appointment immediately to see a doctor who can manage your pregnancy. However, if the pregnancy test is negative, you should still consider seeing a doctor. You are quite young and it is unlikely that the symptoms you describe are being caused by a serious illness. But if they persist or become worse, you should be examined by a physician to determine the cause.

Possible causes of your symptoms are anxiety attacks, stomach virus, abnormal heart rhythms, and many others. To narrow the list down, a doctor would need to ask you a large number of questions and examine you in person.

I hope I have given you some useful information, and wish you the best of health.


Dr. Kinney
Answered: Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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