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A 26-year-old female asked:

Haven't had period in months but bad bloating and tender breasts, why?

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Dr. Joshua Hurwitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many possibiliites: !st, ifyou ahve skipped periods then you shoudl check a pregnancy test immediatly. There are many other reasosn for skipping periods that mostylky involve ovulation disorders such as thyroid, prolactin or pcos. Your bloating may be a sign that you need a progesteroen withdrawl bleed. Mastalgia (breast tenderness) is likely due to hormonal fluctuations, but most important to se eif you are preg.
Dr. Barbara Hummel
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Irregular menstrual : You might want to check a pregnancy test. If it is negative then you should see your primary care physician.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

How long could bloating/tender breasts last for until the period starts?

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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery 23 years experience
Varies: Every woman is different. Can last 1-2 weeks. Breast pain beyond this time is related to fibrocystic changes. I have several other posts on the subject or the mayo clinic has this great article: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/fibrocystic-breasts/ds01070.

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Last updated Jan 1, 2017

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