A 25-year-old female asked:
Just started birth control. having extreme breast tenderness and swelling. will this go away after a while?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Yes it may: This a normal side effect and most of the time it goes away or get better and tolerable.
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Possibly: First off- can you be pregnant? If so get a serum pregnancy test; if not pregnant, monitor your symptoms, they may resolve more than likely.
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 46-year-old member asked:
Will extra birth control cause extreme breast tenderness?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Breast Surgery 24 years experience
5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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