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what breast changes occur in early pregnancy?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Swelling: The breasts are a collection of cysts and ducts. Early on the cysts swell with fluid.
Answered on Nov 1, 2012
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Dr. John Rimmer
38 years experience General Surgery
Tender and swollen: The breast often get more swollen and tender during pregnancy due to the influence of the hormones estrogen and Progesterone in preparation for breast feeding.
Answered on May 12, 2019

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