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Can nondiabetic have erratic glucose during period? Bad periods, PMS, anxiety, breast pain, no pcos; all goes crazy 2wks before; resolves with period

Can nondiabetic have erratic glucose during period? Bad periods, PMS, anxiety, breast pain, no pcos; all goes crazy 2wks before; resolves with period

See a gynecologist o: It sounds like you are on a lot of medications. PCOS often causes mood swings surrounding menstruation. Women are sometimes placed on diabetes medications but I recommend that you try to see an endocrinologist or hormone doctor to receive optimal care. nutrition coaches can also be very helpful in restoring mental health ...Read more

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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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Sore breast pain shoots down my arm and my wrist. Doc says it is anxiety and it's all in my head?? Is this true?? The pain is in my left breast & arm

Sore breast pain shoots down my arm and my wrist. Doc says it is anxiety and it's all in my head?? Is this true?? The pain is in my left breast & arm

ER: Get you heart examined at the ER. Left breast and arm pain may be caused by many diffewrent factors; however, you need to have an EKG and blood tests for heart disease. ...Read more

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I am experiencing mood swings, constipation, stomach cramps (quality: cramping in lower abdomen), breast pain, feeling anxious, feeling depressed...

I am experiencing mood swings, constipation, stomach cramps (quality: cramping in lower abdomen), breast pain, feeling anxious, feeling depressed...

Feeling depressed: I know how difficult being depressed makes you feel. Please think about what is bothering you most and then ask a question that we can answer. If you feel like you may harm yourself please call 911 and ask for the suicide hot line. ...Read more

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I'm thinking I have ectopic. Can anxiety mimic the signs of ectopic. Or the reason why I don't have breast tenderness on my period?

I'm thinking I have ectopic. Can anxiety mimic the signs of ectopic. Or the reason why I don't have breast tenderness on my period?

Anxiety Attacks: Anxiety can have varied symptoms breathing difficulty nausea sweating shaking restless palpitations ectopic preg is a serious issue and shouldn't be taken lightly and breast tenderness is a sign sometimes with hormone rhythm changes in periods pregnancy not always happening for all the females
recommend to get a check up so there is no severe outcome as ectopic can be serious matter good luck. ...Read more

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Can birth control pills help with pmdd? I kept track for a year and I am fine days 1-15 then days 16-30 I have anxiety, tender breasts, irritable.

Can birth control pills help with pmdd? I kept track for a year and I am fine days 1-15 then days 16-30 I have anxiety, tender breasts, irritable.

Oral contraceptives: May be helpful for treatment of pmdd. Ssri's (selective serontonin reuptake inhibiters) are another option. Take care. ...Read more

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I have really bad anxiety but Recently I can't shake the feeling like I'm about to have a heart attack because my left arm hurts to touch and move and sometimes my left breast hurts what should I do?

I have really bad anxiety but Recently I can't shake the feeling like I'm about to have a heart attack because my left arm hurts to touch and move and sometimes my left breast hurts what should I do?

New onset?: Do you have a pattern of getting really anxious about your health or even minor symptoms? If yes, seeing a therapist might help. However if you are suffering from significant pain of unknown cause than medical assessment may help to figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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Can a pinched nerve cause breast pain?

Can a pinched nerve cause breast pain?

Yes: If the fourth thoracic nerve root is involved, then the breast pain can be a symptom. ...Read more

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Is breast pain normal during menopause?

Is breast pain normal during menopause?

Yes: In the months/yrs leading up to menopause (the end of menstrual periods) our hormones fluctuate to higher highs and lower lows than they did when we were younger. These surges of estrogen can cause breast fullness and tenderness. Seek medical care if pain persists past a few days each month, or if pain is one sided. Get mammograms as recommended (yearly after age 40). ...Read more

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Could breast pain be caused by bad shoulder?

Could breast pain be caused by bad shoulder?

Maybe: In so far as a bad shoulder could lead to altered use of the pectoralis muscles under the breast, then this might be perceived as breast pain. Go into your doctor for a breast exam. ...Read more

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Getting breast pain and I'm only 19 yrs old!?

Getting breast pain and I'm only 19 yrs old!?

Several causes: You can see the doctor for a breast exam and see what the cause is. There are several possibilities. In the mean time you can take a pain medication such as Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain. ...Read more

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Can Mastalgia cause breast pain in one breast and area?

Can Mastalgia cause breast pain in one breast and area?

Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal supplements. In addition, you may want to get fitted by a bra specialist to make sure you have the right size, which will make you more comfortable. Vitamin e works for breast pain in some. ...Read more

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Can discharge with bad odor and breast pain be related?

Can discharge with bad odor and breast pain be related?

Uncertain: Whether you have a vaginal or a breast discharge that is malodorous - either need medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What's the difference between breast pain and chest pain?

Chest pain: Breast pain is specific to your breast. Chest pain usually relates to pain caused by chest wall muscles, your heart, your lungs, or related to pain related to swallowing or heartburn. ...Read more

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Breast pain in just one specific spot, should I be worried?

Get checked: Breast pain is nonspecific. It can be normal breast changes as you age or due to menstrual cycle hormonal fluctuations. If it is at one spot it could be a fibroadenoma or a cyst. Rarely it could be infection if you're breast feeding. It would be worthwhile to check with your doctor for a mammogram and/or ultrasound. ...Read more

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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more