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Cause of breast pain; not pregnant or PMS. Similar to PMS pain but way too early. Not sexually active. Thyroid rx & 70hr work week my only changes?

Cause of breast pain; not pregnant or PMS. Similar to PMS pain but way too early. Not sexually active. Thyroid rx & 70hr work week my only changes?

Breast pain: With your 70 hr work week, are you drinking more coffee or caffeinated drinks to keep you awake? Caffeine can make breast tissue tender and painful. Be sure to wear supportive bras if you are large-breasted. ...Read more

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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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What causes pms-like breast pain after a period?

What causes pms-like breast pain after a period?

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

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Age 47. PMS starts day 4 of period + lasts till next period. I have bad breast pain + bloat almost all month. What can I do besides hormones?

Age 47. PMS starts day 4 of period + lasts till next period. I have bad breast pain + bloat almost all month. What can I do besides hormones?

Pms: They are more natural methods such as vitamins and herbs that can treat these symptoms. Antidepressants may also help. You should speak with your gynecologist to see if there is some type of hormonal imbalance or pituitary problem. ...Read more

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I have breast pain and a bloated stomach. I had my period on May 20 which is 2 weeks ago. Is it normal to have pms symptoms so early?

I have breast pain and a bloated stomach. I had my period on May 20 which is 2 weeks ago. Is it normal to have pms symptoms so early?

Not likely: PMS generally occurs in the days before your menstrual cycle. It also tends to occur every month. If this is the first time you have had these symptoms and you are mid cycle then other causes of bloating and breast pain should be considered ...Read more

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Can nondiabetic have erratic glucose during period? bad periods, PMS, anxiety, breast pain, no pcos; all goes crazy 2wks before; resolves with period

Can nondiabetic have erratic glucose during period? bad periods, PMS, anxiety, breast pain, no pcos; all goes crazy 2wks before; resolves with period

See a gynecologist o: It sounds like you are on a lot of medications. PCOS often causes mood swings surrounding menstruation. Women are sometimes placed on diabetes medications but I recommend that you try to see an endocrinologist or hormone doctor to receive optimal care. nutrition coaches can also be very helpful in restoring mental health ...Read more

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What would cause one sided breast pain? My period is late, neg pregnancy test, and sore left breast. Breast soreness feels similar to PMS type pain.

Need for examination: There are many causes of breast pain, including: abscess, fat necrosis, fibrocystic disease, ductal dilatation, breast cancer etc. It would be prudent to see your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I have had 3 normal periods since Sept. I still have Pms sympt.After each cycle. Both breast during, & after mainly one breast hurts. What is it?

I have had 3 normal periods since Sept. I still have Pms sympt.After each cycle. Both breast during, & after mainly one breast hurts. What is it?

Breast exam: Breast pain can be from hormonal changes, weight changes, dietary changes, cysts, changes in exercise patterns, ill fitting bras and others. PMS symptoms can be treated with a variety of birth control methods as well as mild antidepressants prescribed in a particular way. See and Obgyn to discuss your options ...Read more

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PMS or could I be pregnant? I have pain in my lower back, my breasts hurt on & off, I have slight cramping, & now I have this white discharge leaking.

PMS or could I be pregnant? I have pain in my lower back, my breasts hurt on & off, I have slight cramping, & now I have this white discharge leaking.

Usually can't tell: The only reliable differentiation is a positive pregnancy test. Every period is different and every pregnancy is different. A lot of times you will be able to tell in hindsight that your pregnancy symptoms were pregnancy and not pms, the distinction can be very subtle. Best wishes either way. ...Read more

Pms (Definition)

Collection of emotional symptoms, with or without physical symptoms, related to the menstrual cycles. Common symptoms are irritability, tension & dysphoria, also insomnia, headaches, fatigue, mood swings, ...Read more