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Are Hard Breasts A Sign Of Pregnancy
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
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
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
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
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
I'm 11.5 weeks preg & nothing about my breasts have changed (size) I heard the hb today could this be a sign my pregnancy is not progressing properly?
No: A fetal heartbeat trumps concerns over pregnant breast size. ...Read more
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
Hi, I've never had them before, so was strange wen I noticed but yesterday I woke up with big blue vains across my breasts, any sign of pregnancy?
Veins on breasts: Breast changes can occur early. So, perform a pregnancy test to make sure. ...Read more
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
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
Maybe: It could be, but if your period is late, a pregnancy test will answer your question. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
I'm 14 DPO been having cramps and breast has been sore I want to know if these are signs of pregnancy?
Yes: This can happen during pre-menstrual time frame and with period. As well. ...Read more