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Breast Pain Causes After Menopause
Common problem: Fibrocystic disease/changes is very common after menopause. Breasts feel lumpy and painful which is caused by cyst formation (fluid filled areas) due to hormonal changes. Some women may have these changes without being on their menstrual cycle. Caffeine may cause the cysts to be overactive resulting in pain. This is not related to cancer. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
44yrold on Progesterone200mgperday/dhea50mg. Have severe breast tenderness and left lymphnode swelling and painx3weeks.Is this normal?peri-menopausal?
Im almost 37, week before menstruation. Moodier than normal, breast tenderness, night sweats, this seems to be happen every month lately. Menopause?
Premenstrual syndrom: This sounds more like PMS than menopause. With the approach of menopause, your periods usually become less regular. The incidence of PMS increases as we age and more women have it in their 20's than in their teens and more in their 30's than in their 20's. Exercise is a big help with PMS. There are also some diet changes and supplements that you can try. For drug treatment the SSRI's are used most ...Read more
Does a FSH level of 45.7 perimenopause or menopause? severe flashes, sweating and breast tenderness
Breast: At least once a month.Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably so: Breast cancer tends to be more aggressive in younger women(<45 year olds). On the other hand, breast Cancer is much more common in the post menopausal women than in the younger women. Regardless, a majority of women(>80%) do very well with modern treatment and early diagnosis. ...Read more
Heart problems: If breast pain cannot be reproduced by pushing on the chest, and especially if it occurs/gets worse after exercise or walking up stairs, the problem may be your heart. Tell your doctor about these symptoms. If you have breast pain with sweating, nausea, arm pain or a feeling of pressure or tightness in your chest, go to the closest er or call an ambulance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have breast pain and milky discharge from both sides .my PRL level 14 ,what is the cause of the pain .?
Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new mass, lump, bump or skin change in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor who can help determine if any work up or testing is needed. Breast pain can be from hormonal changes, weight changes, dietary changes, cysts, changes in exercise patterns, ill fitting bras and others. ...Read more
Common problem: Fibrocystic disease/changes is very common in women. Breasts feel lumpy and painful which is caused by cyst formation (fluid filled areas) due to hormonal changes. Some women may have these changes without being on their menstrual cycle. Caffeine may cause the cysts to be overactive resulting in pain. This is not related to cancer. ...Read more
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. If you are over 40, then you should have a mammogram and ultrasound. Please get evaluated by a breast specialist. ...Read more
Seek advice: Please seek medical advice for this problem. Causes are many. ...Read more
Here's some info: I'm not sure what you mean by "informatics, " but here are some good web sites with reliable information. Seeing a breast surgeon for an opinion is never a bad idea. Good luck! www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/breast-pain/ds00760 www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003152.Htm women.Webmd.Com/tc/breast-pain-mastalgia-topic-overview. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more
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