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Breast Tenderness During Pregnancy Vs During Pms
Is there a difference between breast tenderness during menstruation and breast tenderness during pregnancy?
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Breast tenderness, abdominal cramping, no period, constipation, extreme nipple sensitivity, lots of white CM during intercourse. Pregnant?
PMS: Pms symptoms occurs in the latter phase of the menstrual cycle and end when the period starts. Some variations of this can exist, although other pathologies must be excluded as well to rule out more serious conditions. Endometriosis can also have symptoms of back pain and pelvic cramping during menstruation. ...Read more
Yes: In the months/yrs leading up to menopause (the end of menstrual periods) our hormones fluctuate to higher highs and lower lows than they did when we were younger. These surges of estrogen can cause breast fullness and tenderness. Seek medical care if pain persists past a few days each month, or if pain is one sided. Get mammograms as recommended (yearly after age 40). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Generally, not: A breast fibroadenoma is usually solid, well defined, and "rubbery" to palpation and does not involve the mammary ducts, thus no discharge. During pregnancy, the discharge may be the initial preparation of the breasts to manufacture milk. Call your OB md and have it evaluated. ...Read more
Does sore breasts occur right before period during pregnancy, or is it consistent throughout the entire pregnancy?
Varies: Pregnant women experience breast tenderness in different ways. For some it is intense. For others not so much. You did not mention if you are actually pregnant or not. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Do not try and guess at pregnancy based on an unreliable symptom such as breast tenderness ...Read more
No: A fibroadenoma is a solid benign mass. It can increase in size or become more sensitive/painful during pregnancy due to the increased hormone exposure. If the fibroadenoma is larger, meaning over 2 cm, it could be compressing/blocking a nearby duct but the mass itself does not produce fluid and result in nipple discharge. ...Read more
Yes: Changes in hormonal levels cause many things including breast sensitivity. ...Read more
It can happen: Pms symptoms may begin one to two weeks prior to your period. ...Read more
Yes and no: Soreness has a lot to do with hormones and how your breasts respond to those hormones of pregnancy. Having said that, women with large breasts can have the additional pain of the weight of the breasts in addition to the soreness to the touch. So bigger breasted women can have pain on 2 levels, instead of just one. Hope that helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am i pregnant? Tender breast, frequent urination, moody, sore breast since the first of april, increased appetite, veins showing, breast feel heavier, bloated, breast size increased.
If : If there is a possibility you could be pregnant, you should take a pregnancy test. You can either take a home pregnancy test as long as it has been 5- 6 weeks since your last normal period, or you can go see your doctor and they can test you. A home pregnancy test is 97% accurate if taken a week or more after the missed period and a doctor's test can tell around when you should be getting your next period. Good luck! ...Read more
What would cause one sided breast pain? My period is late, neg pregnancy test, and sore left breast. Breast soreness feels similar to PMS type pain.
For a pregnant woman, is it possible to have breast tenderness before the 'bleeding in pregnancy' that goes away after bleeding or is it pms?
Is there a difference between hormones controlling early pregnancy and that controlling PMS ( causing headache, breast tenderness)?
Hormones: There are two major hormones in the non-pregnant women that are responsible for her symptoms during the cycle - estrogen and progesteron. During pregnancy again estrogen and progesteron are present and playing important roles, but there are other hormones present that are not present in a non-pregnant woman such as HCG - human chorionic gonadotropin. That's why pregnancy has different symptoms. ...Read more
Could morning sickness and breast tenderness maybe be symptoms of birth control and PMS and not pregnancy?
Heavy cramps synonymous to PMS on day 11 after IUI, no breast tenderness or any other pregnancy related symptoms. Bad sign?
Why am I suddenly getting PMS (breast tenderness and gurgling stomach) I took a pregnancy test and its neg ( 2 months since sex) what's going on?
Ever Ready: Be ever ready to start having PMS. Some women will start having PMS symptoms even when their previous cycles have been without it. There is never a set time for it to start or stop. Th more relaxed you are as an individual the better you will cope with it. Good Luck. ...Read more
Unprotected sex, 13 days late, 8 negative pregnancy tests. Under a lot of stress, cramping and breast tenderness (feels like pms). Preg?
Not so likely: You can have your doctor do a blood pregnancy test to be sure whether or not you are pregnant. However it sounds more likely that high stress have thrown off your hormones. So you didn't ovulate so your period didn't come. And that can also cause hormone symptoms like breast tenderness and mood swings. ...Read more
Is it possible to have tender breasts before their period and even though tenderness was caused by pms, pregnancy still occurred?
Am trying to conceive. Period is due tomorrow, have no PMS symptoms. Not even my usual sore/tender breasts. Negative pregnancy test today. ?
Retest: somerimes when one is trying to conceive the "stress" can cause your period to possible be delayed meaning your ovulation was delayed and you may be pregnant but may be too early for the pregnancy test to be positive so repeat in a few days if no period. A blood pregnancy test can detect pregnancy earlier. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dizzy for almost 3 days, light red-brown spotting one day before period, tender breasts, very mild cramps, is it PMS or early sign of pregnancy?
Breast tenderness starting 2 days before expected period is due this month. Is this a normal pms variation?
Have been having pms and breast tenderness for 5 days. Now no breast tenderness and lighter pms. Does this mean period is close?
Not necessarily. : Every women's symptoms are different as to when their periods starts and stops and when their symptoms begin and end. ...Read more
Having breast tenderness in only one breast starting 2 days before my expected period is due. Also having little to no pms. Is this a normal? Virgin.
Very common phenomenon. More annoying than dangerous.
Eat a lower fat diet.
Avoid caffeine (coffee, tea, and chocolate).
Avoid salt 1 to 2 weeks before your period starts.
Get vigorous exercise every day.
Wear a well-fitting bra day and night to provide good breast support.
Take an anti-inflammatory (aspirin-like drug if needed)
Cold compresses work well also ...Read more
Have had breast tenderness for about a week. Today no breast tenderness. Period 7-8 days away. Is this common with pms?
Breast pain: Breast pain is often related to weight gain, dietary changes, caffeine intake, poor fitting bras or clothes, breast cysts, fibrocystic tissue and others causes. Schedule a visit for an examination if you are concerned. During the visit the doctor can teach you how to do a breast self exam as well. Some get breast tenderness with PMS. Others do not. ...Read more
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
I have a new PMS Symptom of Breast tenderness. Why are my symptoms of PMS Changing? Usually lasts a week before my period.
I have had PMS & breast tenderness for 2 weeks. My period came and lasted for one day. 3 days later I am still experiencing breast tenderness. Normal?
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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