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Breast Tenderness Affecting Both Breasts
Your breasts may provide the first signs to you that you are pregnant. Women's breasts often get extremely tender and begin increasing in size very early in pregnancy. These changes are preparing you for breastfeeding. The size may increase throughout the first 3 months of pregnancy. It is important to wear a bra that fits and supports your breasts throughout your pregnancy. Your nipples and areolas (the darker skin around the nipples) will darken early in pregnancy. By weeks 12-14, you may start leaking colostrum from your breasts. Colostrum is a fluid made up of water, proteins, minerals, and antibodies that you will feed your baby for the first few days ...Read more
I'm 17, I have breast tenderness for 2 wks.I did a BSE and both breasts got quite some lumps,some soft & some hard and idk if I should b concerned?:(
Findings are : Consistent with fibrocystic change which is a benign issue. ...Read more
In both 28 day cycles after my miscarriage (at 6 weeks) i've had spotting and much stronger PMS breast tenderness. What is the scientific explanation?
Had ultrasound and mammogram 4 bilteral male breast tenderness had for 6 mths. Why do both? Are either gynecomastia or cancer possible?
42.5 years old. Regular menses;24-25 day average. 6 days late. Lwr back / abdomen cramps. breast tenderness. tests both negative. Is it premenopause?
Late period: Could be anovulatory cycle or irregular ovulation, unlikely for pregnancy if the test was negative. This is not normal but it happens often and is generally not to worry. You can see a doctor anytime but it's also okay to wait up to 1 additional cycle to see if the period comes. Good wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pre-period hormones: Breast tenderness is common before periods. It is especially common in women who have premenstrual syndrome or fibrocystic breasts. Cancer is unlikely to cause pain and if cancer does cause pain it is very unlikely to come and go in a cyclic pattern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. ...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. This can be normal for some women. ...Read more
Watch the coffee: Besides elevate estrogen levels just before your period or in early pregnancy, caffeine and chocolate can cause breast tenderness. These things can aggravate breast tissue and lead to cysts in the breast. Trauma is a more obvious cause but the good news is that bad things (like cancer) do not tend to be painful. ...Read more
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