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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
May still have some: Retention of fluid.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormones: Assuming you have no breats lumps, etc, you may have fibrocystic breast changes which your gyn can diagnose so see your gyn.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Pregnancy test...: ...Might be a good idea with this story.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Normal process: These symptoms around the menstrual cycle are called fibrocystic changes. The breasts are filling up with fluid that are called cysts.Increased caff ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Please go to Doctor: Please go see your gynecologist. You will not solve this problem on the internet. You are most likely menopausal.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Pregnancy?: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Obtain a home pregnancy test. They become positive at about the time you're ready to start your next expected per ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rachel Wagner
19 years experience Family Medicine
Cyclical breast pain: Is common and can be normal related to the changes in hormones. However the pain behind your nipple could be a cyst or inflammation of a duct, possibl ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Possible pregnancy: First get a pregnancy test. Next examine your own breasts for lumps or tenderness. Thirs- avoid push up or underwire bras and certainly consult your G ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Naheed Akhter
52 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe.: Swollen breast is a sign of hormonal changes going on in your body. Maybe before period or if you are pregnant.
A female asked:
Dr. Larry Eastburn
23 years experience Family Medicine
Doubtful!: Although we never say never in medicine it would be very unlikely. First, the timing of sex and the period favors no pregnancy. Secondly, home pregnan ... Read More
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