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A 18-year-old female asked:

hi there! i'm really struggling to find any help with this! the past week or so my breasts have become extremely tender and sore! also pain in my overs/lower stomach! it sounds silly but i can't tell if it one sided or not, there's just a pain! i have be

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Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Maybe you need to: check for pregnancy. If first test negative, then check again in 1 week. It is always good to assume that you may be pregnant, since breast tenderness is one of the first signs of pregnancy. If both tests are negative, and you have a period, then you know you are not pregnant. Breast tenderness can also come from hormonal imbalance and overstimulation, or infection if it is just one breast.

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