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    Default Tingling/crawling skin sensation

    I have had this feeling twice since the weekend. The skin on my face, especially around my nose, feels like light pins and needles. My chest feels heavy and I feel short of breath. I've read about shortness of breath during pregnancy, but I'm concerned about the tingling sensation. Does anyone else have this?

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    I'm pregnant and suffer from shortness of breath which in turn makes me feel very anxious sometimes.. When I get extremely anxious I get a tingly feeling on top of my head and sometimes down my arms. Could it be anxiety related?
    Perhaps see your doctor just to put your mind at ease

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    I had the same feeling around my nose a couple of weeks ago for a about a week and I had it with my first pregnancy and noticed it for longer with my first too. I think it has something to do with the hot weather bringing the extra blood circulating to the surface, I also feel really breathless in the heat but it partly has to do with asthma. I hope it resolves itself soon and you can always call a midwife or see the dr if it's really bothering you.

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    Hi
    Thanks for your replies. It went away after a couple of hours and hasn't come back so no idea what it was. I have my next appointment on Monday so will definitelly bring it up. I used to get the same thing before I was pregnant and it happened after I drank too much caffeine, so maybe it has do with that? I limit myslef to one cup of coffee a day but it could be a reaction to something like that.. I googled the symptoms as well and it seems to be pretty common during pregnancy.


 

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