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Are my sore tender breasts a sign of pregnancy?

Are my sore tender breasts a sign of pregnancy?

Not necessarily: Tender breasts is common in all women of all ages. It is most commonly seen during the menstrual cycle. It can also be seen in fibrocystic changes.
If you have concerns, I recommend to see your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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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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Is color change and pain and tenderness on my breasts a sign of pregnancy?

Is color change and pain and tenderness on my breasts a sign of pregnancy?

Fullness, tenderness: One of the early symptoms of pregnancy is a feeling of fullness of the breasts. One of the early signs is prominence of the bumps in the areola around the nipple. Neither one gives definitive diagnosis of pregnancy, however. A doctor would need to sort out what is happening. ...Read more

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Sore breasts, a sign of pregnancy? My period is another week in a half away. Above the nipple where the breast attach to the chest is really sore on my left breast. It also hurts by the arm pit and back of my arm to the shoulder. But my actual breast does

Sore breasts, a sign of pregnancy? My period is another week in a half away. Above the nipple where the breast attach to the chest is really sore on my left breast. It also hurts by the arm pit and back of my arm to the shoulder. But my actual breast does

Yes,: Yes, breast tenderness can be a sign of pregnancy. Please take a test and if it is negative, repeat the test in several days if you haven't gotten your period. Please be sure that your breast isn't red or has any abnormalities. If you breat pain continues, please be checked by your doctor to be sure your breast doesn't have any abnormalities. ...Read more

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Before pregnancy, I was proud of my firm, b-cup breasts. Now they are saggy and gross. What’s happening? Will they ever be the same again?

Before pregnancy, I was proud of my firm, b-cup breasts. Now they are saggy and gross. What’s happening? Will they ever be the same again?

Tissue is damaged.: What makes young girls have those high shapely breasts is the amount of collagen in their skin and the amount of gravity they've been exposed to. When your breasts expand during pregnancy and lactation, the collagen is stretched and potentially damaged and there is more gravitational pull on the larger breasts. Invest in some really good bras and you will look just fine. ...Read more

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4 weeks 4 days pregnant, why have my breasts stopped hurting they where hard in places and now its going down? Does this mean the pregnancy is ending?

4 weeks 4 days pregnant, why have my breasts stopped hurting they where hard in places and now its going down? Does this mean the pregnancy is ending?

Not always: Although it is considered normal to have breast tenderness in early pregnancy, not having it does not always equal unsuccessful pregnancy or impending miscarriage. Before making any conclusions about the status of the pregnancy you should visit your ob/gyn and be evaluated with a vaginal ultrasound. This will be able to determine whether the pregnancy is ok or not. ...Read more

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Is breast hardening a sign of pregnancy?

Is breast hardening a sign of pregnancy?

No: Symptoms of early pregnancy include breast tenderness or fullness, nausea and or vomiting, fatigue, needing to urinate frequently. ...Read more

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Having tender breast a sign of pregnancy?

Having tender breast a sign of pregnancy?

Maybe. Maybe not.: 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), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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How can I use my breasts as a sign of pregnancy?

Don't: Breast changes are not an objective method to determine pregnancy status. A pregnancy test, whether over the counter or at the doctors office, is a far more accurate way to tell. ...Read more

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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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Can breast dimpling be a sign of pregnancy?

Can breast dimpling be a sign of pregnancy?

Breast Dimpling: There are many possible causes of breast dimpling, including cancer and a breast abscess.
In breast-feeding women, a blocked milk duct or its infection, mastitis, can cause dimpling. Mastitis often needs antibiotic treatment, so visit a doctor.
Fibrocystic breast disease, a benign condition that causes painful lumpy breasts, can also sometimes cause a dimpled appearance.
See your doctor. ...Read more

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If a breast excrete a liquid, is this a sign of pregnancy?

Not necessarily.: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation.
Take a pregnancy test if you have missed your period. ...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 tender/sore/sensative breast and nipplea a sign of earlt pregnancy?

Is tender/sore/sensative breast and nipplea a sign of earlt pregnancy?

Maybe: It could be, but if your period is late, a pregnancy test will answer your question. ...Read more

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Is sore breast 4 DPO amd cramping 3dbp a sign of pregnancy?

Possibly: There are all sorts of symptoms that women can have during early pregnancy due to the surging of hormones that occurs from placental production. All of these symptoms can also be seen during a normal menstrual cycle so the definite determination of whether there is an early pregnancy is from doing a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Why does my breast hurt. Is is early sign f pregnancy?

Why does my breast hurt. Is is early sign f pregnancy?

Don't guess: If you may be pregnant, you should take a home pregnancy test (or see your doctor for the test). The hpt will be positive by the time of your first missed period. There are many causes of sore breasts, including pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can breast tissue be a sign of pregnancy?

Can breast tissue be a sign of pregnancy?

Yes and No.: Breast change is one of sign of pregnancy.
Increase of hormone made breast tissue
increase.
But pregnancy is not only sign of breast change.
There are so many other conditions to
change it.
You may consult to your physician if change
is significant. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in bottom of breast sign of pregnancy?

Sharp pain in bottom of breast sign of pregnancy?

Breast pain: Can occur with pregnancy (but I not sure that it would be specifically at the bottom of one breast). Breast pain is not diagnostic of pregnancy - please take a home pregnancy test if your period is late. ...Read more

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Are swollen breast sign of an early pregnancy?

Are swollen breast sign of an early pregnancy?

It can be: It can be if your pregnancy test is positive. ...Read more

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Weird beating/movement in left breast? Could this be a sign of pregnancy?

Weird beating/movement in left breast? Could this be a sign of pregnancy?

Pregnancy test: Only if you've missed a period are you at risk of pregnancy. If you're not sure, get a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Tingling breast, shorten breath, bloated, headaches are these signs of pregnancy?

Tingling breast, shorten breath, bloated, headaches are these signs of pregnancy?

Hard to guess: 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. Early in pregnancy, there should not be breathing problems. 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), or 1 week after missing a period. ...Read more

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What to do if I have veiny and achy breasts I haven't missed a period and I'm exhausted is this first signs of pregnancy?

What to do if I have veiny and achy breasts I haven't missed a period and I'm exhausted is this first signs of pregnancy?

Support: Wear a good support bra. It will help. If your breasts are large some women may benefit from breast reduction. However, first try a good supportive Bra. ...Read more

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Whether breast gets hard during menstruation or pregnancy?

Normal: Rising estrogen levels will cause an increase in breast tissue density and the inherent firmness of that tissue. ...Read more

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Nipples are swollen and blue viens om breast. Is this a sign of pregnancy?

Nipples are swollen and blue viens om breast. Is this a sign of pregnancy?

Pregnancy test: Don't guess. Take a test. There is no reason in today's world to wonder if you are pregnant or not. Pregnancy tests are available at my pharmacy and in minutes you will have you answer. If negative start birth control to prevent a teen pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm 14 DPO been having cramps and breast has been sore I want to know if these are signs of pregnancy?

I'm 14 DPO been having cramps and breast has been sore I want to know if these are signs of pregnancy?

They are, but: Wait until you miss your period, as some women get these symptoms when not pregnant too. If you miss your period, then check the urine preg test. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Breast acne a sign of pregnancy after ivf?

Breast acne a sign of pregnancy after ivf?

Prob not: Most likely due to hormones used to prep before implantation. Possible also due to hormone surge with pregnancy as well. ...Read more

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Help! Could sore tender heavy breasts be a sign of anything other than pregnancy?

Help! Could sore tender heavy breasts be a sign of anything other than pregnancy?

Yes: This can happen during pre-menstrual time frame and with period. As well. ...Read more