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A 27-year-old female asked:

I've been taking birth control for a month now. my breast and nipples are extremely sore and hurt. is this normal?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Yes.: Breast tenderness is common when you start taking birth control. Most people adjust in a cycle or two.

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Last updated Oct 21, 2014

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