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I had my tubes cut and burned but I'm experiencing nausea, vomiting, abdominal pains, breast tenderness, bloating, muscle aches can I be pregnant?

I had my tubes cut and burned but I'm experiencing nausea, vomiting, abdominal pains, breast tenderness, bloating, muscle aches can I be pregnant?

Easy to rule out: You would certainly not be the first woman to get pregnant after getting the tubes tied! Recanalizatiln of Fallopian tubes occurs in rare cases. Urine pregnancy test can rule out pregnancy. If needed, continue to take extra precaution. ...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


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Why do I always experience heartburn, abdominal bloating, ovary pain, headaches, breasts tender, nausea, frequent urination&bowel mvmnt during ovulatio?

Why do I always experience heartburn, abdominal bloating, ovary pain, headaches, breasts tender, nausea, frequent urination&bowel mvmnt during ovulatio?

Ovulation symptoms: These are not common during ovulation. To answer - why you have symptoms, I am not sure as i said they are not common. More history is needed to figure out if there are other reasons such as how long you've had this happen, how long they last and if there is anything else happening at this time. I guess the fact they are transient and don't otherwise bother you is encouraging. ...Read more

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Is breast tenderness, mild cramps and bloating a week before expected period considered normal?

Is breast tenderness, mild cramps and bloating a week before expected period considered normal?

Can be normal: Probably just normal. See what happens wiuth this period. If it doesn't come, check a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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My usual bloating and breast tenderness always goes away after I start my period. I'm on day 2 and feeling more bloated than before? What's up?

Hard to say: It is hard to draw conclusions when there are minor changes in PMS symptoms from one cycle to another. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Birth control can be very helpful at decreasing PMS symptoms. If your bloating continues schedule an evaluation ...Read more

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I am experiencing constipation, bloating or abdominal fullness and breast tenderness to touch. I had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago and had after pill. ?

I am experiencing  constipation, bloating or abdominal fullness and breast tenderness to touch. I had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago and had after pill.
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Can do a preg. test: If any sexual activity in the last 1-3 months, one can do a pregnancy test. 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 (when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more

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Symptoms are: 5 days late on period, lower back and abdominal pain, hot flash face, loss of appetite, mood swings, breast tenderness, bloating. Plz help?

Symptoms are: 5 days late on period, lower back and abdominal pain, hot flash face, loss of appetite, mood swings, breast tenderness, bloating. Plz help?

Infection: Why have you not done a pregnancy test? All answers regarding your menstrual period will depend on the outcome of the pregnancy test.

But, before that your symptoms also represent a urinary tract infection. I would get that checked out as well. ...Read more

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I am experiencing fatigue, food cravings, bloating or abdominal fullness, low back pain, breast tenderness to touch, dark colored (brown) urine an... I don't know if I'm pregnant I took a test but it's neg. then I got this brown discharge then blood?

I am experiencing  fatigue, food cravings, bloating or abdominal fullness, low back pain, breast tenderness to touch, dark colored (brown) urine an... I don't know if I'm pregnant I took a test but it's neg. then I got this brown discharge then blood?

Tests are accurate: Today's home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal spotting, or medications. A test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (or when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a negative result may be due to testing too early, such as less than 2 weeks after conception. ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast tenderness to touch, passing gas, stomach cramps, nausea (severity: mild) , missed or late menstrual period, bloating or abdominal fullness and thick mucus discharge.

I am experiencing  breast tenderness to touch, passing gas, stomach cramps, nausea (severity: mild) , missed or late menstrual period, bloating or abdominal fullness and thick mucus discharge.

Symptom cornucopia: You have a large number of symptoms (cornucopia) that need to be sorted out by a GYN MD visit. But first, do a home pregnancy test to get "the ball rolling" as it is the most likely source of your symptoms until proven otherwise. ...Read more

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Haven't had period in months but bad bloating and tender breasts, why?

Haven't had period in months but bad bloating and tender breasts, why?

Many possibiliites: !st, ifyou ahve skipped periods then you shoudl check a pregnancy test immediatly. There are many other reasosn for skipping periods that mostylky involve ovulation disorders such as thyroid, prolactin or pcos. Your bloating may be a sign that you need a progesteroen withdrawl bleed. Mastalgia (breast tenderness) is likely due to hormonal fluctuations, but most important to se eif you are preg. ...Read more

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Getting brown spotting week before period. Cramping bloating and tender breasts but negative tests. Been spotting for six days. What is happening?

Getting brown spotting week before period. Cramping bloating and tender breasts but negative tests. Been spotting for six days. What is happening?

Tests?: Sounds like premenstrual spotting due to hormonal changes . Are you trying to get ptengant?- if jot I would recommend oral contraceptives and condoms. ...Read more

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I've been spotting very light pink to very light brown my discharge for 5 days what could be hand I get very tender breasts bloating just uncomfortabl?

Light spotting: With light spotting when your period is due, it may be related to delayed ovulation. Late ovulation (common at 37) may result in light pink or brown "spotting". With "breast tenderness and bloating" , pregnancy may be also a possibility. Obtain a serum pregnancy test (HCG), to be certain (very accurate), and see your healthcare provider for other tests if negative. ...Read more

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I have taken a blood test and it came back negative. but I'm experiencing some cramping and bloating, headaches tender breasts could it be too early ?

I have taken a blood test and it came back negative. but I'm experiencing some cramping and bloating, headaches tender breasts could it be too early ?

Depends: Did you have unprotected sex? Did you miss a period? If the blood test was done after missed period, you are unlikely to be pregnant. You may do home pregnancy test in a week or so, if you do not get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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I'm 44 and am wondering if I should take the pill to lessen my periods i'm 44 and am wondering if I should take the pill to lessen my periods i have bloating and tender breasts that grow a full size 2 weeks before my period. Also my periods are heavy and

I'm 44 and am wondering if I should take the pill to lessen my periods i'm 44 and am wondering if I should take the pill to lessen my periods
i have bloating and tender breasts that grow a full size 2 weeks before my period.
Also my periods are heavy and

Taking : Taking the pill after 40 is associated with more risks because of cardiovascular concerns. Taking oral contraceptives can increase risk especially if a woman smokes, is obese, or has a family history of blood clots, heart attack or stroke. There are other options for heavy periods including uterine ablation or Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. Discussing options with a gynecologist would be the best recommendation. ...Read more

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How long could bloating/tender breasts last for until the period starts?

Varies: Every woman is different. Can last 1-2 weeks. Breast pain beyond this time is related to fibrocystic changes. I have several other posts on the subject or the mayo clinic has this great article:
http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/fibrocystic-breasts/ds01070. ...Read more

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I've had tender breasts for 3 months and break through bleeding for 3 months.Also bloating. Is it something to worry about? I don't drink soda ?

I've had tender breasts  for 3 months and break through bleeding for 3 months.Also bloating. Is it something to worry about? I don't drink soda ?

BTB: 3 months worth of breakthrough bleeding is not normal. If you've ruled out pregnancy by doing pregnancy test, go see your doc for an exam and you may need a work up done too. ...Read more

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Can sex itself throw off your period? I'm 2-3 weeks late but don't have any earlypregnancysigns except bloating/eating/ and today i got tender breasts

Possible to be preg.: The tenderness of the breasts, especially if you notice the veins showing more clearly, is often a sign of pregnancy. Of course, the other things you mentioned may also be, but they may also be premenstrual symptoms. Might want to take a test . Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi, I've been having irregular periods. More recently I have had extreme fatigue after exercise, bloating, tender breasts, bouts of achy hips?

Hi, I've been having irregular periods. More recently I have had extreme fatigue after exercise, bloating, tender breasts, bouts of achy hips?

Signs of pregnancy: when did your menstrual period become irregular? when did your first period happen? what do irregular periods mean for you? if you are sexually active and having unprotected (no condoms) vaginal intercourse with a partner, tiredness after exercise, bloating and tender breasts may be signs of pregnancy. As pregnancy continues, hip joints can get loose. Home pregnancy test in AM (1st void is best) ...Read more

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2nd month of pill, bloating, nausea, tummy pain, tender breasts and just feeling sick. Had sex w/ no condom on "fertile days" neg test, whats wrong??

2nd month of pill, bloating, nausea, tummy pain, tender breasts and just feeling sick. Had sex w/ no condom on "fertile days" neg test, whats wrong??

See Dr: The symptoms you are describing may be normal side effects of the birth control pill. See your Dr to discuss different options for birth control. There are many different formulations of birth control pills as well as other options (patch, implant, IUD, nuvaring, etc.). You might tolerate a different form of birth control better. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal brown discharge, constipation, low back pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, breast pain (quality: tenderness) a?

I am experiencing  abnormal vaginal brown discharge, constipation, low back pain, bloating or abdominal fullness, breast pain (quality: tenderness)  a?

Explanation : You have complex symptoms in 2 different areas. It's - vaginal discharge, back pain and breast tenderness could be related to your period. 2nd - constipation, bloating may go with low back pain as well. Let's try Miralax for constipation daily for 2-4 weeks and see what happens. ...Read more

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Low back pain, mid back pain, frequent urination, bloating and pain in Upper abdomen, feeling full without eating much, breast pain. what can this be?

Check for pregnancy : If you are still getting your periods, this may be premenstrual symptoms, but given your age and symptoms you describe you should get a pregnancy test. If you're not pregnant, consider checking for a urine infection. Back pain may be due to musculoskeletal strains too from lifting heavy items, trauma, sleep disturbances, etc.. ...Read more

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Have tightness in vagina and bottom. Breast pain. Bloating. Lower abdominal cramps. Period aug 14. Neg pregnancy test. What i'd the cause?

Have tightness in vagina and bottom.  Breast pain.  Bloating. Lower abdominal cramps. Period aug 14. Neg pregnancy test.  What i'd the cause?

Progesterone: I an not an expert in this but from what i recall progeterone and release of prostaglandins can cause these symptoms try some Motrin and see your obgyn may be for low dose diuretics and other causes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to still be pregnant with a negative test, shorter period, sever breast tenderness, and bloating?

Is it possible to still be pregnant with a negative test, shorter period, sever breast tenderness, and bloating?

Repeat test : No test is 100 percent accurate, if you are uncertain then you should repeat the test (with another brand if you wish). ...Read more

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Is there a single condition that could be characterized by severe cramps, breast tenderness, headaches and backache, bloating and constipation?

Is there a single condition that could be characterized by severe cramps, breast tenderness, headaches and backache, bloating and constipation?

PMS or ovarian cyst: All of those symptoms can occur with pms. If they are persisting longer than 1 to 2 weeks, they may be due to a ovarian cyst which is continuing to make extra progesterone. See your doctor for an exam and ultrasound. ...Read more

Breast Tenderness (Definition)

Usually intermittent breast tenderness is due to fibrocystic changes (glands) in the breast, There are other causes, like pregnancy, so these should be ...Read more


Dr. Regina Hampton
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Breast Tenderness (Definition)

Usually intermittent breast tenderness is due to fibrocystic changes (glands) in the breast, There are other causes, like pregnancy, so these should be ...Read more