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CD25 progesterone level 14; no fertility meds. Usually have breast tenderness after ovulation, but not this month. Could this mean I'm pregnant?

CD25 progesterone level 14; no fertility meds. Usually have breast tenderness after ovulation, but not this month. Could this mean I'm pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...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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Breast tenderness and soreness disappear after ovulation is this normal?

Breast tenderness and soreness disappear after ovulation is this normal?

Breast pain: Due to hormonal changes at the time of ovulation, sometimes women can experience breast discomfort. Have in mind that Progesterone levels start increasing around this time as well, and Progesterone has an effect on breast tissue. Patients your age should always have a mammogram done and physical exam to rule out other more serious conditions. ...Read more

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Can I have breast tenderness and stretchy mucus after ovulation? If not how would I know?

Can I have breast tenderness and stretchy mucus after ovulation? If not how would I know?

Ovulation: Causes of breast pain can include cysts, prior surgery, trauma, medications (oral contraceptives, infertility tx, SSRI's), large breast size, premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, period & pregnancy. Mucus can be quite variable. ...Read more

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Hello.. If i had tender breast immdiatly after ovulation.does it mean am not pregnant and its pms signs?

Hello.. If i had tender breast immdiatly after ovulation.does it mean am not pregnant and its pms signs?

No: The rise in progesterone after ovulation can cause breast tenderness as can the elevated progesterone level with pregnancy. Some women experience this every month. This is not a symptom of PMS nor does it rule out PMS. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can ovulation cause light depression and breast tenderness?

Can ovulation cause light depression and breast tenderness?

Yes: Definitely. Many symptoms are experienced differently by different women, but these are two big ones. ...Read more

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How do I tell the difference between pms breast tenderness of from ovulation? I used an opk this month without receiving a positive yet.

How do I tell the difference between pms breast tenderness of from ovulation? I used an opk this month without receiving a positive yet.

Check other symptoms: The breast discomfort from PMS, from ovulation, and from early pregnancy can all feel similar. Check other parameters of your body to help decide which is which, such as cervical mucous consistency, timing of your cycle, over the counter ovulation kits, pregnancy tests, etc. ...Read more

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Is breast tenderness a sign of coming ovulation after being of Depo-Provera prevera for 4 months?

Not on depo: If you're on depo (and by now you should have had your second shot) your body will not ovulate. (depo prevents ovulation.. Thats how it works). ...Read more

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Is breast tenderness a sign of coming ovulation after being off the Depo-Provera shot for 4 months?

Is breast tenderness a sign of coming ovulation after being off  the Depo-Provera shot for 4 months?

Maybe: Breast tenderness in this situation is due to resumption of some normal functioning of your ovaries. It doesn't necessarily indicate ovulation however. And remember, you might become pregnant even before you see your first period after stopping depop shots. It would be safest to check this possibility out. ...Read more

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Abortion 20 weeks, breast is producing milk, took 2 dostinex (cabergoline) tablets, breast tenderness decrease, still contain milk,when may I ovulate again? Thx

Abortion 20 weeks, breast is producing milk, took 2 dostinex (cabergoline) tablets, breast tenderness decrease, still contain milk,when may I ovulate again?
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Lactation: Having breast milk after an abortion at twenty weeks is common and will stop as long as you don't stimulate your breasts. Wear a snugly fitting bra or top, take ibuprofen for pain, avoid pumping or expression, and avoid hot showers. Ovulation is possible despite breast milk production and so start contraception asap. Ovulation can happen within 3 weeks. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Chenette
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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more