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Shortness of Breath In Pregnancy

Let's explore some of the causes for shortness of breath that can occur in any adult, not just a pregnant woman.

Let's first address whether you have symptoms of an infection, such as bronchitis or pneumonia.

Bronchitis or pneumonia caused by a viral or bacterial infection can make you short of breath. Typical symptoms include:

- cough, especially at night

- fever

- production of yellow or green phlegm

During the past several days, have you developed any of these symptoms?

Yes, I have some of these symptoms.

No, I don't have symptoms that suggest I have an infection.

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