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why do my breasts hurt after my period

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
hormone irregularity: Fluid retention in breasts.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
46 years experience Breast Surgery
May or may not be: Many women experience premenstrual mastalgia. However, breast pain may occur at other times of the month also. If you experience breast pain, it shoul ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: Breakthrough bleeding or spotting after period is common and is typically due to changes in hormones (estrogen and progesterone) and your cycle. Breas ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new mass, lump, bump or skin change in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor who can help determine ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Fluid retention in: The breasts can occur prior to a period or during a period. This can lead to itching or soreness of breasts. Take care.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Varies: This can last anywhere from 2-7 days. Everyone is different and some do not experience pain at all.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Jacobs
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It's not just fat. Normal breast tissue responds to the normal fluctuations in hormonme levels in your body, especially estrogen. When estrogen is pro ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
30 years experience General Surgery
Mastalgia: Breast pain has a number of etiologies, almost all are hormonal. Early menopause, alteration in hormones due to weight loss or gain, side effects of o ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If you have about a: 28 day menstrual cycle, it is possible that this could be premenstrual. Premenstrual symptoms can begin one to two weeks prior to menses in some femal ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Bendezu
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It's not uncommon to have breast tenderness and slight swelling 7-10 days before your period. This occurs as your hormone levels fluctuate. Decreasing ... Read More
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