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Hi, I am 45. My period is 3 days late. I was intimate during my fertility period. Test neg. having sx, fatigue, breast tenderness. Menopause?

Hi, I am 45. My period is 3 days late. I was intimate during my fertility period. Test neg. having sx, fatigue, breast tenderness. Menopause?

Perimenopause: Menopause is absence of menses for one year. In the months and years prior to menopause, the menstrual pattern can change, often with longer cycles. This time is called perimenopause. Pregnancy may still be possible, so a pregnancy test should be repeated in a week or two if menses does not appear. ...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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Is it normal to have tender breast during pre menopause ? And what can you take for it?

Is it normal to have tender breast during pre menopause ? And what can you take for it?

Breast pain: Tender breast is a common complaint and usually occurs the week before the cycle. This is from low Progesterone levels which can also cause emir PMS symptoms, poor sleep, bloating, and irregular periods. Keep track of your symptoms and your doctor can help figure out if you are more estrogen or Progesterone dominant. Avoiding caffeine, oil of primrose may help to. ...Read more

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Does a FSH level of 45.7 perimenopause or menopause? severe flashes, sweating and breast tenderness

Does a FSH level of 45.7 perimenopause or menopause? severe flashes, sweating and breast tenderness

Suggests menopause: That level suggests menopause. Since you are above tha average age (51), it's likely you've gone through menopause. ...Read more

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Im almost 37, week before menstruation. Moodier than normal, breast tenderness, night sweats, this seems to be happen every month lately. Menopause?

Im almost 37, week before menstruation. Moodier than normal, breast tenderness, night sweats, this seems to be happen every month lately. Menopause?

Premenstrual syndrom: This sounds more like PMS than menopause. With the approach of menopause, your periods usually become less regular. The incidence of PMS increases as we age and more women have it in their 20's than in their teens and more in their 30's than in their 20's. Exercise is a big help with PMS. There are also some diet changes and supplements that you can try. For drug treatment the SSRI's are used most ...Read more

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Does adivert cause breast tenderness?

Does adivert cause breast tenderness?

Check spelling: Checkout the spelling of your medication. The closest medication i can relate would be antivert, (meclizine) which is usually pervert ago. And I am not familiar with that causing breast tenderness. ...Read more

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Does Sprintec BC cause breast tenderness?

Does Sprintec BC cause breast tenderness?

Yes: Any type of hormonal birth control can cause breast tenderness. Breast tenderness prior to the start of a woman's period is very common, even when the woman is not using hormonal birth control. ...Read more

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I have breast tenderness, feeling sick, help?

I have breast tenderness, feeling sick, help?

Usually hormonal: Usually gets better after menses if it is a major problem, seeing an md may be helpful. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about breast tenderness and growing pains?

Can you tell me about breast tenderness and growing pains?

Decrease caffeine: You most likely have fibrocystic changes. These are common. Try decreasing caffeine (coffee, tea, soda pop, iced tea, chocolate) and lowering stress. You can seek out a breast specialist if there is no relief. ...Read more

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What are the causes of constant breast tenderness and soreness?

What are the causes of constant breast tenderness and soreness?

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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How long after conception can you experience breast tenderness?

How long after conception can you experience breast tenderness?

Classic pregnancy: symptoms don't usually begin until you have actually missed your period or thereafter. Take care. ...Read more

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What's causes breast tenderness and a clear leakage from the breast?

What's causes breast tenderness and a clear leakage from the breast?

Many things.: Caffeine (e.g. Lots of coffee), cysts in the breasts, normal cycle changes, etc.. Can cause breast tenderness. Most leakage/discharge from the breasts is normal. Bloody or pinkish discharge is not normal and warrants further evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause constant breast tenderness in both breasts...And I have very small breasts?

What can cause constant breast tenderness in both breasts...And I have very small breasts?

Breast pain: You need to be seen by a gyn to determine the source of the pain- often it can be as simple as cystic breast conditions made worse by caffeine and other things. Please do not wait if you are in constant pain. Feel better. ...Read more

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I'm 6dpo today and have had breast tenderness since 1dpo that radiates to my back and chest.it worst when I wakeup.iv never had it b4.do I need help?

I'm 6dpo today and have had breast tenderness since 1dpo that radiates to my back and chest.it worst when I wakeup.iv never had it b4.do I need help?

Depends on procedure: Done whether its normal post op finding or not. What procedure was done? Let us know? You listed 3 previous ones, and that you're on Metformin. What is your medical, OB/ GYN, fertility history too? ...Read more

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What is breast tenderness?

What is breast tenderness?

Good question: Tenderness can defined as some degree of pain by pressing tenderly on the breast all around the breast. Also at age 17 your breast is probably still growing. Among other things your bra may be too tight, you may have inadvertently caused a contusion to the breast , you may be developing a cyst and several other things including pregnancy Please see your primary care doc NOW! or a GYN specialist. ...Read more

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What causes breast tenderness?

What causes breast tenderness?

Variable: If there are no issues with the breast such as a fibrocystic nodularity, breast tenderness is usually a response to increasing estrogen levels. Women in their forties tend to be relatively Progesterone deficient, leading to imbalance between estrogen & Progesterone especially late in the menstrual cycle. This produces an estrogen dominant effect which may cause breast tenderness. ...Read more

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What causes breast tenderness and pain?

What causes breast tenderness and pain?

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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What should I do to relieve breast tenderness?

What should I do to relieve breast tenderness?

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

Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Menopause (Definition)

The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more


Dr. Regina Hampton
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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