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Dr. Warren Wolfe Dr. Wolfe
Family Medicine
54 years in practice
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What does vaginal tingling mean? I'm two days late on my period and I've had some breast soreness as well (normal for me). Is my period coming?

What does vaginal tingling mean? I'm two days late on my period and I've had some breast soreness as well (normal for me). Is my period coming?

Need more info: The tingling is a vague symptom that could be anxiety, allergy or something else. If you are sexually active and your period is late, even 2 days and with breast tenderness (even if the symptom is common for you) it is prudent for you to make an appt with your OB.GYN 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


Dr. Alan Heideman Dr. Heideman
Diagnostic Radiology
30 years in practice
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
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Sharp pain (on and off) in right breast near nipple area. Period expected in the next two days but I have never experienced breast soreness before ?

Sharp pain (on and off) in right breast near nipple area. Period expected in the next two days but I have never experienced breast soreness before 
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Probably ok: Breast pain is common, especially before your period. I would wait until after your period, and see what happens. It usually disappears. However, breast pain may come and go during the course of the month based on your hormonal levels, and is usually nothing to worry about. ...Read more

Dr. John Feola Dr. Feola
Internal Medicine
27 years in practice
Georgetown University School of Medicine
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I have been taking Zoloft (sertraline) for about a month and I am 6 days late on my period and have extreme breast soreness. Is this normal?

I have been taking Zoloft (sertraline) for about a month and I am 6 days late on my period and have extreme breast soreness. Is this normal?

MASTALGIA: ZOLOFT (sertraline) CAN CAUSE MASTALGIA (breast pain) , MASTITIS IS BREAST INFLAMMATION. You need a full exam labs. Also mammogram and ultrasound of the area in question to define the anatomy. It can be commonly caused by Fibrocystic Breast Disease. Limit caffeine in diet. Start VIT E orally and topically. Follow up with your doctor for reevaluation. SSRI (Zoloft) can also cause irregular menses . ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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Period for 5 days then pink spotting for 2 days and now I have brown spotting only when i wipe. Some cramps a breast soreness. What could it be?

Period for 5 days then pink spotting for 2 days and now I have brown spotting only when i wipe. Some cramps a breast soreness. What could it be?

A period: It is not rare to have spotting as your cycle ends. When blood sits in the back of the vagina it turns brown and then works its way out. If you would like better cycle control consider taking birth control. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston Dr. Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
18 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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I know breast soreness is common before a period, I've never had that before and for the past few days my nipples/breast have been swollen and sore?

I know breast soreness is common before a period,  I've never had that before and for the past few days my nipples/breast have been swollen and sore?

Nipple pain: Hormonal fluctuations, medication changes. weight gain and poorly fitting bras are common cause of nipple pain. Jogging or recent exercise changes can cause the nipples to rub. Schedule a visit for an exam if none of these apply to you. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

Dr. Clifford Gevirtz Dr. Gevirtz
Anesthesiology
36 years in practice
Tulane University School of Medicine
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Dr. Roshni Patel Dr. Patel
Family Medicine
14 years in practice
University of Virginia School of Medicine
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Dr. Olav Jaren Dr. Jaren
Neurology
15 years in practice
The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
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Just started Lamictal. I've been having intense dreams, breast soreness, shorter period, cold symptoms. Is this normal? I am female 33.

Just started Lamictal. I've been having intense dreams, breast soreness, shorter period, cold symptoms. Is this normal? I am female 33.

Side effects: Rash, dizziness and headache are the most common symptoms, although flu like symptoms, dysmenorrhea and muscle soreness have been reported. It was wise to consider that these are side effects. They may improve with time. Be sure to report them to your prescriber. ...Read more

Dr. Mary David Dr. David
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2017 years in practice
East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
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I have a 25 day cycle and been having cramps and breast soreness since 2dpo what could that mean period due in 9daya sympyoms have not eased?

I have a 25 day cycle and been having cramps and breast soreness since 2dpo what could that mean period due in 9daya sympyoms have not eased?

Progesterone: The rise in progesterone after ovulation frequently causes breast tenderness especially in women with fibrocystic breast change (not a disease). It is the same thing that causes breast tenderness in pregnancy. The cramping could be a symptom of a pelvic infection, a urinary tract infection, or a gastrointestinal problem. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Yun Tran Dr. Tran
Family Medicine
12 years in practice
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
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My period recently ended, but now I'm having some cramps, slight backache, and slight breast soreness. Is this normal or should I be concerned?

Watch it: The effect of progesterone is probably lingering on a bit longer than usual. Give it a few days, then do a pregnancy test if it doesn't go away and see a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano Dr. Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
35 years in practice
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
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What does it mean when you missed you Period for 2 month and you have stomach pain and breast soreness ?

What does it mean when you missed you Period for 2 month and you have stomach pain and breast soreness 
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Have U been checked?: Abdominal discomfort can be caused by lots of things & may indeed originate outside the GI tract. Further evaluation is in order before anyone can answer "what to do." Your doctor will want to re-examine you as well as know the quality, timing, duration, exact location, &associations (eating, position, activity, stooling, urinating). Best 1st check a home pregnancy test at this point to be sure. ...Read more

Dr. Sudhir Bansal Dr. Bansal
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
71 years in practice
University of Delhi, Maulana Azad Medical College
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Current TSH 0.25 on 125 mcg levothyroxine.Have cyclical breast pain b4 periods, nw breasts feel extremely tender &painful though period is 20 days away?

Breast pain: Breast pain is not related to thyroid status however it is best to choose a dose of thyroid to have TSH between 1; 2 you need to cut back the dose. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller Dr. Miller
Family Medicine
43 years in practice
Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine
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Dr. Wayne Ingram Dr. Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
years in practice
Wayne State University School of Medicine
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Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
Urology
47 years in practice
Kaohsiung Medical University
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My uterus is randomly aching n sensitive with bowel mvmnts, my breast pain has increased everyday since my period, is that bad? No STDs no fevr

My uterus is randomly aching n sensitive with bowel mvmnts, my breast pain has increased everyday since my period, is that bad? No STDs no fevr

Here are some ...: Though the provided info isn't enough to deduce a specific Dx, considering your bowel functional stability and what you eat or drink as well as possible alteration in female sex hormone resulting from lifestyle including stress, drug use/abuse, etc. would help you figure out what might have caused what you're experiencing. So, bring the related info to Doc for analysis, physicals, possible test .. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler Dr. Fowler
Psychiatry
21 years in practice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine
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Breasts soreness 10 days before period?

Breasts soreness 10 days before period?

Not uncommon.: Pms symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain & swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands & feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs & exacerbations of chronic conditions. ...Read more