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A 20-year-old female asked:

My nipples are currently sensitive, it is a week before my period and my breasts do get tender,but never the nipples.my last period was this month (5 days).i was last sexually active dec 2019. any idea what is causing the sensitivity? thank you.

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Neonatology 38 years experience
Hard to say: Estrogenic effects include swelling and breast tenderness, see your OB-Gyne for a more specific explanation
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