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Doctor insights on: Clitoris And Breasts Throbbing During Pregnancy

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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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During the first weeks of pregnancy how will my breast look?

During the first weeks of pregnancy how will my breast look?

Nothing specific: Usually the areola around the nipple darkens and the small white bumps get more prominent. Veins in the skin may become more pronounced. Some women will notice all of those in early pregnancy while others will not. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have sore breasts during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have sore breasts during pregnancy?

Yes: Boy is it! One of the hormones of pregnancy stimulates the breasts to enlarge and start producing milk. This can make your breasts very sore. A good supportive bra can help. ...Read more

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Pain under armpit near breast during pregnancy?

Pain under armpit near breast during pregnancy?

Exam: Breast and axillary pain in pregnancy will require a physical exam to determine the cause and treatment. At 23 it is unlikely to be cancer. ...Read more

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Does breast soreness come and go during pregnancy?

It may: That is not an uncommon experience. As your hormonal levels change and milk production begins you may experience soreness in the breast. ...Read more

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Sore breasts and fast heartbeat during early pregnancy, is this normal?

Sore breasts and fast heartbeat during early pregnancy, is this normal?

Pregnancy: Due to hormonal changes during pregnancy, the breast increases in size and volume. This is a normal physiologic change. Increase heart rate is also a normal physiologic change of pregnancy. However certain heart conditions are unmasked during pregnancy. Please ask your obgyn about these symptoms and to do more possible tests if required. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between breast size and soreness during pregnancy?

Is there a correlation between breast size and soreness during pregnancy?

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 more

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Is loss of breast fullness during the 6th week of pregnancy is a sign of missed abortion?

Is loss of breast fullness during the 6th week of pregnancy is a sign of missed abortion?

No: You could have lost weight. One cannot draw any conclusion about pregnancy health from your findings. ...Read more

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Is it normal for breast to sometimes bruise during pregnancy? And the bruise lasts for 2 weeks or so?

Is it normal for breast to sometimes bruise during pregnancy? And the bruise lasts for 2 weeks or so?

Mostly yes: Breasts can get much enlarged and swollen which can make them more susceptible to bumps and bruising. Wear a good support bra, and take good care of them. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My breasts have been increasingly sore for the last week. During pregnancy is it normal for only part of your breast to hurt rather than all over?

Breast pain: Breast pain or soreness during pregnancy can happen throughout the breast or in just one part of the breast. Some pregnant women don't have sore breasts at all. The best thing to do if you're unsure if you're pregnant is to get an at home urine pregnancy test. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Breast leaking milk during pregnancy. When is it considered normal for this to happen and when is it something to worry about? Should I squeeze it out

Breast leaking milk during pregnancy. When is it considered normal for this to happen and when is it something to worry about? Should I squeeze it out

Lactogenesis: Milk production occurs during two stages during pregnancy. Stage I happens during the second haft of pregnancy and produce small amount of milk. Stage II happens after delivery marked by onset of copious milk production. Some women may have milk secretion during stage I. No need to squeeze it out. Hope it will help. Thanks and take care. ...Read more

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Why did I develop a mole on my breast during pregnancy?

Why did I develop a mole on my breast during pregnancy?

Mole and pregnancy: Hormonal changes during pregnancy will often cause character changes in existing moles and occasionally bring out new moles. If any question show the mole to your dermatologist ...Read more

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During pregnancy, what makes your breasts increase in size?

During pregnancy, what makes your breasts increase in size?

Breast Size: This occurs in response to hormonal changes in the body. ...Read more

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Sharp pain under breast during pregnancy?

Sharp pain under breast during pregnancy?

Maybe normal: Some breast discomfort is normal during pregnancy as the breasts enlarged. Tylenol (acetaminophen) may help decrease pain. Wear a supportive bra and eliminate caffeine. ...Read more

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What can I do if my breasts are sore during pregnancy?

What can I do if my breasts are sore during pregnancy?

Vitamin B6: Vitamin B6 may help decrease breast tenderness in early pregnancy. Most of the tenderness later in pregnancy may be related to increased breast size without upgrading to a bigger, better bra. ...Read more

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Can drinking milk help grow breast bigger during pregnancy?

No: Drinking milk is good for you and the baby and most women's breasts usually become larger from the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of breast discharge during pregnancy?

What are the common causes of breast discharge during pregnancy?

Breast discharge: In early stages of pregnancy, some women notice clear discharge & in later stages it becomes milky. Also discharge can be seen following vigorous physical activity such as jogging. Other causes might be fibrocystic breast disease, galactorrhea (some causes are hormones or medications), infection, mammary duct ectasia in older women, breast tumor. Your ob/gyn can explain more details. ...Read more

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How are breast-feeding classes helpful for couples during pregnancy?

How are breast-feeding classes helpful for couples during pregnancy?

Resources/Education: Classes help you learn what to expect, proper technique, common problems & how to fix them, and most importantly, where to call for help if you need it. Better to be prepared, for the first time mom, breast feeding can be overwhelming-especially with everyone who volunteers conflicting advice. You'll learn benefits, health tips, and what to expect. Trust me, learn all you can before delivery. ...Read more

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I m pregnant 10sa and I have a small kyst on my right breast is it safe to take progestogyl during my pregnancy. Thank you?

I m pregnant 10sa and I have a small kyst on my right breast is it safe to take progestogyl during my pregnancy. Thank you?

Talk to a Doctor: Please speak with your obstetrician before you take anything. Each persons situation is different. You may also need to be evaluated by a breast surgeon. Take care and good luck. ...Read more

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I have thiriod problem and 39 week pregnant but my thiriod control during pregnancy is baby affect and other thing is can I breast feed?

I have thiriod problem and 39 week pregnant but my thiriod control during pregnancy is baby affect and other thing is can I breast feed?

Treat it: Untreated thyroid disease can be a problem for a fetus. Treated thyroid disease is not a problem. Make sure your thyroid is under control. It is safe to breastfeed. ...Read more

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Blue veins in breast during pregnancy. Is this normal?

Blue veins in breast during pregnancy. Is this normal?

Yes: The volume of blood increases by 50% during pregnancy. Plus high Progesterone hormone levels produced during pregnancy cause the veins to loosen. This can result in more prominent veins throughout the body, including on the breasts. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your breast to hurt during and after light period? Pregnancy signs?

Is it normal for your breast to hurt during and after light period? Pregnancy signs?

Breast Pain: Iam sorry but your question surprises me. Bleeding represents not being pregnant, not the opposite. There are many reasons for breast pain from hormone fluctuations to infection, trauma, rapid weight gain, diabetes. ...Read more

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Is it normal during pregnancy to experence breast pain that runs to my nipples? 15weeks pregnant

Is it normal during pregnancy to experence breast pain that runs to my nipples? 15weeks pregnant

very common: Many women will experience breast pains during pregnancy due to the hormones involved. Most will see a decrease around 15 weeks. Let your doctor know so they can make sure this is just normal pregnancy pain. ...Read more

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So mirena (levonorgestrel) was removed 3/13, I believe I have pregnancy symp. Neg test, yesterday during sex, my husband said my breast taste metallic. Why is that? Thanks

So mirena (levonorgestrel) was removed 3/13, I believe I have pregnancy symp. Neg test, yesterday during sex, my husband said my breast taste metallic. Why is that? Thanks

Trust the test: The first step is to repeat a home pregnancy test. They are quick, reliable and easy to do. If the test is negative then you are not pregnant. In that case you can monitor the cycle over the next few days and schedule a visit with an obgyn to discuss birth control. If the pregnancy test is positive then you will need to see an obgyn soon to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Whether breast gets hard during menstruation or pregnancy?

Normal: Rising estrogen levels will cause an increase in breast tissue density and the inherent firmness of that tissue. ...Read more

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When does breasts start to hurt during pregnancy?

After pregnancy: After pregnancy if engorged with milk, maybe. Breasts don't always "hurt" during pregnancy, even though they get larger. ...Read more

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How to remove brown patch between breasts during pregnancy?

Diagnosis chloasma?: Brown patch between the breasts could be something called chloasma (hyper pigmentation associated with pregnancy), but also could be a superficial fungal skin infection, a sign of diabetes or Insulin resistance, etc. If it is chloasma, then typically it will fade within 3 months after pregnancy. Sun exposure can make it more prominent. Discuss safe sunscreen use with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Why does 1 breast hurt more then the other during 5 weeks pregnancy?

Normal: You probably have more breast tissue on one side than the other. But since you are pregnant and will see an OB soon, they will feel your breast to make sure that nothing else is going on. Congratulations. ...Read more

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At what month do a females breast began to make milk during pregnancy?

At what month do a females breast began to make milk during pregnancy?

Lactation Start?: There is no definitive time that pre-lactation begins in a pregnancy; some women experience the onset of a unilateral or bilateral clear discharge as early as 13 weeks; others, as late as 32 weeks or beyond. Tho set of lactation is merely a sign that hormone levels that stimulate lactation have reached "operational" levels, and that you are rest to breast feed when the moment arrives! ...Read more

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My breast didn't grow at all during pregnancy. Most of my friends went up cup sizes. Is this because I don't have much breast tissue?

Possible: Growth of breast tissue depends on how many cells all responsive to the hormone available. Not to worry you can always augment to breast at a later time if you want to. ...Read more

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I have inverted nipples they come out only during cold or stimulation. I also hv saggy breasts. Is it normal? M a virgin. Will pregnancy correct this?

I have inverted nipples they come out only during cold or stimulation. I also hv saggy breasts. Is it normal? M a virgin. Will pregnancy correct this?

Normal: Normal to have inverted nipples. Common in women as well as men.
Not sure what HV refers to but 'saggy' breasts could be due to size or normal genetics. If it's a cosmetic issue you could address it with a plastics doctor.

Pregnancy will make your breasts fuller but generally with age and after pregnancy your breasts may develop stretch marks or lose more fat so might be worse, hard to say. ...Read more

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Post weight loss upper pole fullness of breasts gone. Age 23.will gaining weight reverse it? During pregnancy will the breasts fill in & become larger?

Post weight loss upper pole fullness of breasts gone. Age 23.will gaining weight reverse it? During pregnancy will the breasts fill in & become larger?

Probably, yes: Probably yes, as the breasts take on fat and glandular material to ready themselves for their designated function of future breast feeding. ...Read more

Clitoris (Definition)

The clitoris is a female sexual organ present in mammals, ostriches and a limited ...Read more