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cant breath :(

I will be 7 weeks tomorrow n idk if it's even pregnancy related but I just can't breath.  I'm so light headed n getting a head ache.  I'm drinking lots of water,  but if I drink it too fast I throw up cause this pregnancy makes me so so nauseous,  and I'm laying down with my arms over my head,  but still feel like I can't catch a decent breath.  What else can I do?
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7565396 tn?1403276499
Have you tried sitting up? Im an emergency medical technician & when we have patient's with difficulty breathing we sit them up instead of laying down its easier to breath usually. Maybe a hot shower with steam?
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7565396 tn?1403276499
& if this continues and its enough to bother you I would go get it checked out
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Also an EMT, try sitting in the tripod position, legs apart, both hands or elbows on your knees. Some patients like to curl over their knees, as if in a fetal position. Comfort and helps with breathing. Again, if it doesn't get better, go get checked out. Better to be safe!
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7476354 tn?1391464590
Still can't catch a breath.  I have a stuffy nose so maybe respiratory infection?  I did sit up n do tripod position n it helped me breath but I feel so light headed that I couldn't stay sitting very long :( thanks for your advice.  I think I will see doc asap in morning,  but I will "sleep" proped up on pillows. Hopefully I can get some sleep n get some answersin the morning
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