A 21-year-old female asked:
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for maybe a day or two my breasts have been really sore and my period isn't for another 2 weeks . could it just be my breasts getting bigger ?

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Possibly: Hormones that cause menstruation will build up causing sore breasts via fluid retention. If you are late for your period other things like pregnancy can do that as well. Good luck.
Answered on Aug 7, 2018

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