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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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Do your boobs always hurt when pregnant?

Do your boobs always hurt when pregnant?

Not necessarily: But as breast size increases during pregnancy it will cause tension & many women experience discomfort. ...Read more

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When do your boobs start hurting when you ovulate?

When do your boobs start hurting when you ovulate?

Varies: Generally starts several days, even up to seven or so after ovulation. This is related to the Progesterone hormone production in the luteal phase of the cycle (second half 0r 14 days of the cycle). This usually peaks about cycle day 21. ...Read more

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How bad do breasts hurt while pregnant?

How bad do breasts hurt while pregnant?

Subjective: Pain is subjective, but most people do report tenderness. It's hard to say exactly how much discomfort one would feel. ...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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Why do my breasts hurt when i touch them?

Why do my breasts hurt when i touch them?

Tenderness?: Breast soreness can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. The breasts may be more tender at those times. Breast pain can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period, pregnancy, hormone imbalance or use of oral contraceptives. ...Read more

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Do your nipples hurt when you are pregnant? because mine hurt so bad

Do your nipples hurt when you are pregnant? because mine hurt so bad

Mastodynia: Most women have experienced sore nipples at some time or another. They can be triggered by many causes, including friction, hormonal imbalances, inflammatory disorders, environmental factors, allergies, skin conditions, infections, itching, sensitivity, sexual activity, pregnancy, breast feeding. Take a pregnancy test to rule that out. If negative, discuss with your doctor. Are you on BC pills? ...Read more

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Why do my nipples hurt when you push on them?

Depends: Have you had recent surgery? Is it both nipples? Is it more sensitive than it has been in the past? Are there hormonal influences? Any history of trauma? Infection? Best is to see your regular md for an evaluation and referral if necessary. ...Read more

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When boobs hurt during period are they growing?

When boobs hurt during period are they growing?

They are likely: Tender ; sore because of water retention. The fluid will go back down. ...Read more

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Why do breasts pain on caressing after ovulation?

Estrogen: As the cycle progresses the estrogen levels increase, that cause hypertrophy of the mammary tissue which increases tenderness. The Progesterone level rises after ovulation and that can cause nipple pain, itching , and sensitivity. ...Read more

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When does breasts get tender before pregnancy?

When does breasts get tender before pregnancy?

Unclear : If you're not pregnant then breast tenderness would be caused by something else. Symptoms cannot be caused by something that has yet to happen or that may happen in the future. Unclear exactly what you're asking here. ...Read more

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Why do girls have nipples? Why does it hurt when you breast feed? A lot

Breast feeding: Both males and female mammals have nipples. In females they are the outlet for breast milk during lactation. Breast feeding does not hurt, when baby latches on properly. ...Read more

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Why do my gums hurt during pms?

Gingivitis: You may have gingivitis which is influenced by hormones in combination with bacteria. See a periodontist. ...Read more

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Why do women's nipples get hard hard when aroused?

Why do women's nipples get hard hard when aroused?

Blood flow: With sexual excitement the erogenous zones (where sexual sensations are generally felt the most intensely) receive a rush of blood. The increase blood flow causes engorgement which enlarges these tissues. ...Read more

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How much do your breasts hurt while pregnant?

BREAST PAIN/PREGNANC: I t is normal for breasts to grow in size and are tender to touch how tender these are depends from person to person.The pain or discomfort is due to increase in size, increase vascularity and fluctuating hormones it is not that much pain but tenderness which is felt on touch and clothes, so war a supporting bra and do not unneccessary touch or press the breasts and let your patner know that. ...Read more

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Why when i lay on boobs they hurt why?

Why when i lay on boobs they hurt why?

Fibrocystic: The breast are fatty tissue and glands. Sometimes the glands form small cysts that can be very tender. This varies due to hormone change during the cycle. Classically caffeine can make this worse. ...Read more

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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