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A 30-year-old female asked:

Seven days before my period is due. i have tender and heavy breasts with cramps and very light pinkish spotting. pms or early pregnancy?

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Dr. Christopher Plummer
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 23 years experience
PMS: Seems that this is due to premenstual syndrome since it is before your period and cyclical.
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Last updated Apr 5, 2016

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