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39 weeks pregnant with diarrhea and sore breast. Is this a sign of labor?

39 weeks pregnant with diarrhea and sore breast. Is this a sign of labor?

No: Labor at any gestational age is always associated with regular painful contractions, there are no breast symptoms that correlate with labor - I wouldn't worry about it, but ask your doc next time you see him/her. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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About a week ago I got off depoprovera I had unproteted sex sence then I have had sore breasts, getting sick on and off, lower belly is hard. Pregna?

About a week ago I got off depoprovera I had unproteted sex sence then I have had sore breasts, getting sick on and off, lower belly is hard. Pregna?

Maybe not yet, but..: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred). An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate, if there are persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Hiya since my last period I have had stomach cramping headaches an sore breasts not due on till two weeks am I preganant?

Hiya since my last period I have had stomach cramping headaches an sore breasts not due on till two weeks am I preganant?

Take a test: It seems unlikely, since you have not even missed your period yet, and those symptoms you describe typically don't show up until after a missed period. However, the best way to be sure is to take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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One sided breast pain, tender to touch but not localized to a specific spot in breast, not pregnant, 29 years old, mother with history of benign cyst?

One sided breast pain, tender to touch but not localized to a specific spot in breast, not pregnant, 29 years old, mother with history of benign cyst?

Breast exam: I would make an appointment with your Family Doctor to have a breast exam done. You can have pain in the breast without any mass or other discernable cause but it could also be a benign cyst. In the meantime Evening Primrose oil (oral) can help with breast pain in general. ...Read more

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42. Irregular periods. Sertraline 200mg p/d. Now sore breasts. One nipple erect for one mnth. Now small amnt lactation. Not pregnt. Cause lactation?

42. Irregular periods. Sertraline 200mg p/d. Now sore breasts. One nipple erect for one mnth. Now small amnt lactation. Not pregnt. Cause lactation?

See your doc: Some psychiatric medication, antidepressants and atypical neuroleptic medications, rarely can increase prolactin, which can lead to in irregular periods, lactation, tender breasts and firm, enlarged nipples.
But you need a blood test to confirm elevated prolactin level and, if so, subsequent diagnostic radiology testing to confirm it is not from another cause.
Call and see your doctor. ...Read more

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Strong lower back ache, nausea, sore breasts abd nipples also had ting of blood after wiping, but pregnancy test shows negative could I be testing to ear?

Strong lower back ache, nausea, sore breasts abd nipples also had ting of blood after wiping, but pregnancy test shows negative could I be testing to ear?

You didn't tell us: When you were testing related to when you ovulated/ had sex. Most women do a standard pregnancy test once they actually miss their period.
An early pregnancy test can be done prior to that. If the first test in negative you can retest in a week or less using the first morning void. Take care. ...Read more

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Fever, body ache, head ache, chills, sore throat, sore breasts on 2/3dpo. Body ache, head ache, sore breasts, sore throat, bloated on 5dpo. Pregnant?

Fever, body ache, head ache, chills, sore throat, sore breasts on 2/3dpo. Body ache, head ache, sore breasts, sore throat, bloated on 5dpo. Pregnant?

Not likely: It is too soon to tell. progesterone released after ovulation can make you feel as if you were pregnant when you aren‘t. take a pregnancy test if your period comes late or missing. You could also just be sick. Drink lots of fluid and rest and avoid caffeine. see a doctor if you feel worse ...Read more

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Why did I start cramping 3 days after sex? It’s been going on for 8 days straight along with sore breasts

Why did I start cramping 3 days after sex? It’s been going on for 8 days straight along with sore breasts

Possible: Premenstrual hormone changes. Progesterone and prostagladins can cause this feelings. Keep track of cycle, if unsure do a home pregnancy test. If problem continues, see your doctor ...Read more

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Is there anything I can take for really sore breasts engorging?

Is there anything I can take for really sore breasts engorging?

Motrin/Cabbage: If you have stopped breast feeding and are having engorgement, you can take Motrin for the pain. Also using cabbage leaves inside your bra will help dry up milk supply. Also, wearing a tight fitting bra. ...Read more

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What to do if I have had sore breasts for two weeks now, what could this be?

PMS is 1 possibility: Causes of breast pain can include cysts, prior surgery, trauma, medications (oral contraceptives, infertility tx, ssri's), large breast size, premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, period ; pregnancy. Your physician may be able to help determine the cause. ...Read more

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Swollen vs tender vs sore breasts? What's the difference?

Tender and sore: Are really the same thing - they're painful if touched. Swollen means that it's increased in size, but this might be non-tender or tender. ...Read more

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Early pregnancy sharp breast pain?

Early pregnancy sharp breast pain?

Not normal: Could be many different things, call your OB now u need an evaluation and will prob need breast studies if the pain is coming from your breast and not somewhere else like below your breast. ...Read more

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Is breast pain a sign of early pregnancy?

Is breast pain a sign of early pregnancy?

Perhaps: By the time you experience breast tenderness, your urine pregnancy test should be (strongly) positive. ...Read more

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How can I soothe sore breasts after giving birth?

How can I soothe sore breasts after giving birth?

Cooking oil: While there are lots of remedies, the one that worked the best for me was cooking oil. It is edible and easily absorbed into the skin. I would apply a small dab on the nipples after nursing. Worked really well. ...Read more

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Period was due today, didn't come yet but my sore breasts went away. Why?

Common: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have sore breasts during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have sore breasts during pregnancy?

Yes: Boy is it! One of the hormones of pregnancy stimulates the breasts to enlarge and start producing milk. This can make your breasts very sore. A good supportive bra can help. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have sore breasts after your period ends?

Is it normal to have sore breasts after your period ends?

Iodine supplement: It is unopposed estrogen stimulation - try iodine supplement daily until symptom stop occurring. ...Read more

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What are possible reasons for sore breasts besides pregnancy?

Mastalgia: Reasons for painful breasts (bilateral) can include: cyclic pain before the period, stress, medication changes. Fluctuating hormone levels & pregnancy. Pain in one breast could be related to a cyst or a fibroadenoma. Breast cancer would not be a frequent reason for breast pain. Exercise with a bra that is lacking in support is also a possible cause. ...Read more

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Is there any other reasons for sore breasts besides pregnancy?

Is there any other reasons for sore breasts besides pregnancy?

Sore breasts: Other possible causes include trauma, infection, tumor, lack of support. If discomfort persists or there is discharge, redness, heat, lump, see fp or gyn for exam & treatment as indicated. ...Read more

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Stinging breast pain sign of pregnancy?

Stinging breast pain sign of pregnancy?

Unlikely: This is not a typical sign of pregnancy, though vague fullness and discomfort of both breasts is more typical. If you think that you might be pregnant, make sure that you take a test. ...Read more

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Is it abnormal to have sore breasts before my period?

Is it abnormal to have sore breasts before my period?

No: The increase in Progesterone before the period is often associated with increased breast tenderness. It usually goes away when the period starts. ...Read more

Breast Pain (Definition)

Breast pain is common. It is typically experienced during the menstrual period. Pain can range from mild tenderness, burning, dull ache, sharp or stabbing. It can be experienced in 1 or both breasts. Fibrocystic changes is the most common cause of breast pain. Hormonal medications (birth control, hormones) can cause pain as well. Infection ...Read more