Top 20 Doctor insights on: Breast tenderness 2 weeks after period

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I have tender breasts two weeks after period. Is this normal?

I have tender breasts two weeks after period. Is this normal?

Yes: Yes is common and normal for most women. This is due to fibrocystic changes that occur due to natural hormonal changes that occur. You can see other posts on fibrocystic breasts. ...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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Two months ago I had a miscarriage at 6 weeks. Got my period But tender breasts after period. What can it be?

Two months ago I had a miscarriage at 6 weeks. Got my period But tender breasts after period. What can it be?

U need a pregnancy: Test. If negative check another pregnancy test in 1 week. If both negative, then you can be rest assured you are not pregnant. Then go see a GYN or family doctor to make sure u do not have a miscarriage. That is the most common cause of bleeding in the first trimester. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Sore tender breasts after period, is this normal?

Sore tender breasts after period, is this normal?

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

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First two days I have cramps. Is it normal for breast tenderness to occur about two weeks before my period?

First two days I have cramps. Is it normal for breast tenderness to occur about two weeks before my period?

Yes: Premenstrual syndrome (pms), sxs often occur in the 1 to 2 weeks prior to menstruation. Pms sxs can include feeling tearful, irritability, mood swings, anger, depressed mood, change in sex drive & anxiety. These may be accompanied by swelling of the breasts (or extremities), weight gain, abdominal bloating, cramps, nausea, ^ urinary frequency, overeating & headaches (to include migraines). ...Read more

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A little bit of breast tenderness 2 weeks before period. On birth control for longer than 3 months. Normal last period. Normal?

A little bit of breast tenderness 2 weeks before period. On birth control for longer than 3 months. Normal last period. Normal?

Yes: Since you are not ovulating, the timing of the breast tenderness could be anytime. It is not unusual however. Try decreasing your caffeine intake, increasing Vitamin E, wearing sports bra and applying cold compresses if tenderness increases. ...Read more

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What should breast tenderness before period do?

What should breast tenderness before period do?

Very common: Breasts swelling +/- tenderness is very common around the time of menstruation and is rarely to worry about. Swelling and bloating is usually lowest right after your period is done. ...Read more

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What can breast tenderness before period feel like?

What can breast tenderness before period feel like?

Varies: It is different for each person. The pain or discomfort can be described as burning, stabbing, sharp, dull, squeezing and shooting. Many people do not get pain at all. ...Read more

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How long after breast tenderness does your period begin?

How long after breast tenderness does your period begin?

Varies: It varies alot in individual women, anywhere from a few days to a week. Breasts swelling +/- tenderness is very common around menstruation; swelling and bloating is usually lowest right after your period is done. ...Read more

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Is it normal to not feel breast tenderness before your period?

Is it normal to not feel breast tenderness before your period?

Yes: While many women experience tenderness, pain and swelling in their breasts before their menstrual period, many women have none of these symptoms - both situations are normal. ...Read more

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Is breast tenderness normal during period? I know it can happen before but what about during?

Is breast tenderness normal during period? I know it can happen before but what about during?

Varies: No two women necessarily describe the same thing, but many get breast tenderness during their periods. Yes, it's normal. ...Read more

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I used to have breast tenderness before my period but I don't have it any more is it ok?

I used to have breast tenderness before my period but I don't have it any more is it ok?

Its OK: Your breasts change throughout your life. How they respond to the hormonal changes of your menstrual cycle will also vary. I wouldn't worry about a lack of breast pain. That is a good thing! Best wishes! ...Read more

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What would cause me to have my period for 4 months straight as well as breast tenderness?

What would cause me to have my period for 4 months straight as well as breast tenderness?

Anovulation: It sounds as if you're having anovulatory cycles. These are cycle where the ovary fails to release an egg. This alters hormonal levels and therefore disrupts the cycle. Discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal for breast tenderness to decrease closer to when the period is going to start?

Yes: When breast tenderness does not decrease when the period starts one should check for possible pregnancy. If not pregnant, other factors can play a role like excess caffeine or stress causing breast tenderness. ...Read more

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Are cramps and breast tenderness a week before expected period abnormal?

Premenstrual syndrom: Having cramps and breast tenderness before menses can be a normal premenstrual occurrence esp if it occurs monthly and is resolved at the onset or just after the start of flow. ...Read more

Breast Tenderness (Definition)

Usually intermittent breast tenderness is due to fibrocystic changes (glands) in the breast, There are other causes, like pregnancy, so these should be ...Read more


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Breast Tenderness (Definition)

Usually intermittent breast tenderness is due to fibrocystic changes (glands) in the breast, There are other causes, like pregnancy, so these should be ...Read more