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what causes sore breasts?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Sore breasts: Reasons for painful breasts (bilateral) can include: cyclic pain before the period, stress, medication changes. Fluctuating hormone levels & pregnancy. Pain in one breast could be related to a cyst or a fibroadenoma. Breast cancer would not be a frequent reason for breast pain. Exercise with a bra that is lacking in support is also a possible cause.
Dr. Paula Schaffer-Polakof
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
Many: Can be caffeine, pregnancy, hormonal changes, etc.

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My left breast feels sore. What are some common causes of that?

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Can diet pills cause your breasts to be sore?

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What is the cause of my sore breasts?

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A 38-year-old female asked:

My LMP was Sept 8, 2016 which last about 1-2 days (usually 3-4 days); my breasts started getting sore again 4 days ago. What might cause this. The o?

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Dr. Jana Tomsky corvalan
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Check pregnancy test: In mid cycle some breast tenderness and occasional mid cycle spotting can happen with ovulation. But always check pregnancy if doubt. Sometimes even pregnant can experience mild like " period spotting . breast tenderness and can be part of it. If any doubt check with your doctor.

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