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Had 2nd miscarriage 2-3 weeks ago with no cramps or clots. dr said all was out. Now having breast pain again and nausea. Could dr be wrong about mc?

Had 2nd miscarriage 2-3 weeks ago with no cramps or clots. dr said all was out. Now having breast pain again and nausea. Could dr be wrong about mc?

Yes: do a blood preg test and then repeat it in 3 days. if positive and then rises to double the value, you may well be pregnant and ok and will need an ultrasound. if negative, or falling levels, you may not be pregnant now. ...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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3 mth after miscarriage Still having left breast pain and discharge. Have had cbc, tsh, prolactin and 2 ultrasounds. All came back fine What to do now?

3 mth after miscarriage Still having left breast pain and discharge. Have had cbc, tsh, prolactin and 2 ultrasounds. All came back fine What to do now?

Type of discharge?: Clearly, your doctors are in a "endocrine disorder" mode. But, what if this discharge has nothing to do with your hormones? I certainly don't want to frighten you, but diagnostic mammography is the next step. ...Read more

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Breast pain a lot and yellow discharge only when squeezed since miscarriage 3 mths ago. Cbc, prolactin, tsh and ultrasounds all normal. Saw breast doc?

Breast pain a lot and yellow discharge only when squeezed since miscarriage 3 mths ago. Cbc, prolactin, tsh and ultrasounds all normal. Saw breast doc?

Breast pain can be O: In general you need to monitor the symptoms and make sure no one feels any lump. This can be a normal finding. I would suggest avoiding caffeinated products. If your saw the breast surgeon ask if an Ultrasound or 3T MRI with contrast might be helpful They tests do not involve ionizing radiation and should be safe. ...Read more

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Why do I have breast pain for three weeks if I am already miscarried?

Why do I have breast pain for three weeks if I  am already miscarried?

High hormone levels: Hormone levels estrogen causes water retension and swelling in breast causing dicomfort breast swelling could go down slowly that is the reason for premenstrual breast pain some ladies get taking short term diuretics could help or pain killer as Motrin may help too. ...Read more

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No breastpain before period after my misscarraige is this normal? I usually get breast pain and swelling a week before period now i get no symtoms??

No breastpain before period after my misscarraige is this normal? I usually get breast pain and swelling a week before period now i get no symtoms??

Yes: breast discomfort premenstrually is usually due to the effects of a hormone called leutinizing hormone(LH )produced by the luteal cyst when you ovulate. Pregnancy can reset the balance between LH and the other hormones involved in the menstrual cycle. It may also mean that your ovaries may not have fully recovered from the miscarriage yet ...Read more

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I dont have breast pain before my period since my misscarrage is this normal im ttc again and im worried, my mc was 8 weeks ago?

I dont have breast pain before my period since my misscarrage is this normal im ttc again and im worried, my mc was 8 weeks ago?

Normal: After an event like a miscarriage (sorry for your loss) there are many hormone changes and it may be 2-3 months before you ovulate regularly. I wouldn't be concerned with these changes unless your cycles start behaving unusually ...Read more

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What does it mean if you've had a miscarriage or an abortion in the past two years and your breasts still leak?

What does it mean if you've had a miscarriage or an abortion in the past two years and your breasts still leak?

Not uncommon: Any pregnancy can stimulate the breast glands that make milk, and that can last quite some time after the pregnancy ends. However after 2 years usually the milky discharge would end. If it breast discharge is not milky you should be checked by a gynecologist or breast surgeon. Testing your prolactin level and thyroid function may indicate a hormonal problem causing this also. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage ending in d&c 2 weeks ago. I had produced colostrum in both breast but 1 has dried up and today I could still express some from 1?

I had a miscarriage ending in d&c 2 weeks ago. I had produced colostrum in both breast but 1 has dried up and today I could still express some from 1?

Be patient: First of all my condolences on your loss. The breast liquid may take a while to resolve and if you express it manually it may last longer. It can also contiue if you are taking certain meds. Just be patient and see if it does not clear up. Talk with your gyn doctor to get additional advice. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...Read more