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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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Breasts and nipples are very tender. Problem started 6 months ago. Started taking Neurontin (gabapentin) at that time. Could there be a connection? Male, 70 yr

Breasts and nipples are very tender.  Problem started 6 months ago.  Started taking Neurontin (gabapentin) at that time.  Could there be a connection?  Male, 70 yr

Not reported: I am unaware this has ever been reported or listed as a side effect. On the orther hand it can interact with a host of other medications so check with your doctor about interactions! ...Read more

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What can cause sore breasts? I have had sore breasts since my last period. Which was a week ago.

Pregnancy/medication: Pregnancy or other hormone changes can cause breast pain. It can be a side effect of birthcontrol medication. ...Read more

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What can cause sore breasts and sharp pains in the stomach?

What can cause sore breasts and sharp pains in the stomach?

Fibrocystic breast: Check a pregnancy test first. The most common cause are the fibrocystic changes that can be very tender, especially before your cycle. Decrease caffeine intake and use Vitamin E and they may get better ...Read more

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How long before a period do you get sore breasts?

Varies: Breast tenderness and soreness varies for each woman. For many women it occurs 2-4 days prior to the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my sore breasts if i'm not on my period?

What could be the cause of my sore breasts if i'm not on my period?

Mastalgia: Reasons for painful breasts (bilateral) can include: cyclic pain before the period, stress, medication changes. Fluctuating hormone levels & pregnancy. Pain in one breast could be related to a cyst or a fibroadenoma. Breast cancer would not be a frequent reason for breast pain. Exercise with a bra that is lacking in support is also a possible cause. ...Read more

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Usually I do always get sore breasts 1/2 weeks before my cycle. My period is supposed to occur on May 7th, but i am not getting sore breasts? why?

Usually I do always get sore breasts 1/2 weeks before my cycle. My period is supposed to occur on May 7th, but i am not getting sore breasts? why?

Hard to say : it is hard to say why one person would have slight variation in breast tenderness during one menstrual cycle. I would not suspect the lack of breast tenderness this month has any significant meaning, ...Read more

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Is it ever that a sinus infection cause sore breasts?

Is it ever that a sinus infection cause sore breasts?

1st a pregnancy test: I have never had a patient with sinusitis complain of breast pain. At 33, i would take a pregnancy test before starting an antibiotic, as pregnancy can cause sore breasts and nasal congestion. ...Read more

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Is there food that can give you sore breasts if eaten in large quantities? what about food that interacts with COC pill that causes the same?

Is there food that can give you sore breasts if eaten in large quantities? what about food that interacts with COC pill that causes the same?

Food and breast pain: In general food does not affect breast pain or birth control pills. In those patients with fibrocystic breast tissue chocolate and caffeine can sometimes increase pain. ...Read more

Gabapentin (Definition)

Also called neurontin, (gabapentin) is an anticonvulsant medication used to treat seizure, also for post-herpetic neuralgia & other neuropathic pains, as well as restless leg syndrome. It works by lowering excitation ...Read more


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Neurontin (Definition)

Neurontin is a seizure agent which is a kind of ...Read more