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breast tenderness 10 days before period

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Breast tenderness w: Pms can begin 1 to 2 weeks prior to your period.

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Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: Normal.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breast tenderness: The hormone change which occurs "11-12 days before period" involves the production of progesterone by the ovary. Progesterone stimulates breast tissu ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Van Wyk
Specializes in
PMS Symptoms: Many women experience breast tenderness and swelling before menstruation due to hormonal changes in menstrual cycle, as well as other symptoms. If you ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Very common: Breasts swelling +/- tenderness is very common around the time of menstruation and is rarely to worry about. Swelling and bloating is usually lowest ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Varies: It is different for each person. The pain or discomfort can be described as burning, stabbing, sharp, dull, squeezing and shooting. Many people do not ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It is not: Unusual to have breast pain, the birth control pill can help this problem, check bra tightness, try some aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofin if u can take t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Hormonal changes: With your cycle can cause you to have breast tenderness as the glands enlarge.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Hormones: The hormonal fluctuations with periods can make your breasts tender. This is normal.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carri Warshak
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Hormonal changes: This is simply a side effect of hormonal changes with cycles. Birth control pills can reduce if it is bothersome to you.

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