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Miscarriage in January 2015 but now I no longer get breast tenderness before period is this a sign of a problem?

Miscarriage in January 2015 but now I no longer get breast tenderness before period is this a sign of a problem?

No: It is not uncommon for woman to have hormonal changes following a pregnancy, even if/when it ends in a miscarriage. if you are still having regular menstrual cycles, then it is likely you are ovulating normally. If you want to get pregnant again, start prenatal vitamins now. If not, see your dr to discuss contraceptive options. Take Care! ...Read more

Dr. Regina Hampton
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Breast Tenderness (Definition)

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


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Miscarriage at march and had 1 heavy period at april. This month I am late 10days . I have a little breast tenderness only when I touch it. ?

Miscarriage at march and had 1 heavy period at april. This month I am late 10days . I have a little breast tenderness only when I touch it. ?

Take a test : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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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?

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?

PMS: After a miscarriage or any type of pregnancy ( ectopic, miscarriage, abortion, full term etc etc) hormones do not drop to zero inmediately. You might be experiencing those symptoms of being recently pregnant and your body is still readjusting. Pms can have multiple etiologies. ...Read more

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Had a miscarriage in 1/2013. Prior to that i would get breast tenderness before my period. Mybreasts don't get tender now before period. Good or bad?

Had a miscarriage in 1/2013. Prior to that i would get breast tenderness before my period. Mybreasts don't  get tender now before period. Good or bad?

Neither: The human body is always changing. The main thing is our having a period monthly so you should be able to conceive again hopefully soon. ...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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At 5 wks, HCG is 3700. No symptoms but for tender breasts. I have had 1 miscarriage. I am concerned because of lack of symptoms?

At 5 wks, HCG is 3700. No symptoms but for tender breasts. I have had 1 miscarriage. I am concerned because of lack of symptoms?

Repeat HCG: in another week...and try not to worry (I cannot comment on the level itself its not "helpful" at this point!) PARTNER with your OB-GYN and THINK POSITIVE! Good luck Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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I'm 4 weeks pregnant and breast tenderness fading is this a possible sign of miscarriage?

I'm 4 weeks pregnant and breast tenderness fading is this a possible sign of miscarriage?

Not necessarily: Your breasts are getting used to being enlarged from the pregnancy. I trust that you are under the care of a doctor for the sake of your and your baby's health. Wish you good health and a healthy baby. ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


Dr. Seth Derman
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...Read more