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Evening primrose herbal good for breast pain 5 years after hysterectomy?

Evening primrose  herbal good for breast pain  5 years after hysterectomy?

Maybe: Im not sure about that however if the breast pain is new i would see a physician just to make sure that its nothing more serious, otherwise try daily vitamin b6 as well as this has been shown to help many female, and hormonal related symptoms. ...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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Right breast pain, worse over the last few days, no breastfeeding, have had breast infection before, can I get another one? Im 32, have had hysterectomy, could it be cancer?

Right breast pain, worse over the last few days, no breastfeeding, have had breast infection before, can I get another one? Im 32, have had hysterectomy, could it be cancer?

Fairly common: Best option to start with OB or primary doc. Yes, you can get breast abscesses not related to breast feeding. Cysts are also very common. Many women can have perfectly normal mammogram/ultrasound and have pain. Should have those 2 tests, to make sure all is well. Cancer, though unlikely, is a possibility, and is usually detectable with those screening tests. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of sudden severe breast pain in one breast 4 years after full hysterectomy?

Do you have ovaries?: 1. Blockage of a milk duct -- we make milk every day no matter what, even past menopause. Almost all milk is resorbed in drainage tubes=ducts except when breast feeding. Blockage from dried milk, small infection, or inflammation can cause severe pain as the milk is being pushed against the blockage. 2. 'fat necrosis' - a tiny blood clot that kills a piece of fat (not dangerous) 3. Infection. ...Read more

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I had a complete hysterectomy about 7 years ago. I had everything taken out. My breasts hurt even with a bra but worse just touching them when no bra?

Breast pain: You appear to have a difficult problem with your breast pain. Severe mastitis can cause your symptoms, and the hormonal issues may be causative post Hysterectomy. See the Dr. and get evaluated for hormonal imbalances and some medications that can certainly help with the pain. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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After a hysterectomy can you start having pain in your vaginal and breast pains as well and the breast itch like crazy?

After a hysterectomy can you start having pain in your vaginal and breast pains as well and the breast itch like crazy?

Consultation: Don't know how long it's been, but consult w/ the Dr and ask about what to expect. It's possiblr that a Hea;th Psychologist could help you understand the physical and emotional impact of the surgery and relieve the problems. Don't worry - you'll find answers if you seek understanding. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Why do breasts hurt even after you have had a hysterectomy?

Why do breasts hurt even after you have had a hysterectomy?

Still have hormones: Hysterectomy just takes the uterus out - not the ovaries which produce the hormones. Usually breast tenderness is caused by hormonal changes which occur around the time of ovulation and just before the period comes. ...Read more

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After i had my hysterectomy on 8/9, my breasts hurt really bad and it's constant. Is this normal?

After i had my hysterectomy on 8/9, my breasts hurt really bad and it's constant. Is this normal?

maybe: You did say whether your ovaries were removed. If they were not removed you still go through the monthly ovarian cycle. Could be related to that. If there is no improvement get check to make sure there is not a problem with the breast causing the pain. ...Read more

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My breasts hurt all the time, hysterectomy in 2010, but get the heavy pain and even some leaking common in pregnancy, no lumps felt though.?

My breasts hurt all the time, hysterectomy in 2010, but get the heavy pain and even some leaking common in pregnancy, no lumps felt though.?

Probably hormones: You didn't mention if your ovaries were removed with the hysterectomy or if you were placed on hormone replacement therapy..These along with age related changes can affect hormone balance in your body. A hormone called prolactin can cause milk discharge, and changes in estrogen can create breast tenderness. Get a breast examination and hormone panel blood test at your doctor to evaluate properly. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more