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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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Can breast feeding women take yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol)?

Probably : Hormonal birth control might affect milk supply, so it's best to use a non-hormone method, like a copper iud. Birth control that doesn't have estrogen, like Nexplanon implants or the mini pill, is probably better than a regular pill like yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol). If you start on birth control with hormones, keep track of how much milk you are making, and consider another method if it decreases. ...Read more

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I have PCOS and have been told I need BC to remedy it. On Yaz, my breast size went up one full cup (B to C). Breasts now sag and have stretch marks. How do I fix this? Also, how can I start losing more weight with PCOS? (no luck yet w/dieting/etc.)

I have PCOS and have been told I need BC to remedy it. On Yaz, my breast size went up one full cup (B to C). Breasts now sag and have stretch marks. How do I fix this? Also, how can I start losing more weight with PCOS? (no luck yet w/dieting/etc.)

See a GYN endocrinol: Oral hormone is NOT the only way to deal with PCOS. In fact it is not essential at all. Depending on the details, METFORMIN and SPIRONOLACTONE are the usual remedies. Significant weight reduction often cures PCOS. If you do not like sagging breasts, wait until you get down to your desired weight, then see a breast surgeon about mammoplasty. ...Read more

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I'm on yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for about 6weeks now, and i see a huge difference in breast and nipple enlargement. My breasts are also very tender. Is this normal?

I'm on yaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) for about 6weeks now, and i see a huge difference in breast and nipple enlargement. My breasts are also very tender. Is this normal?

Breast changes: as birth control pills work by tricking your body into believing that it is already pregnant and therefore preventing its release of another egg, your body experiences similar changes that you would see in pregnancy such as the enlargement of your breasts. This may be a welcome or unwelcome change that you can discuss with your doctor to adjust dose or discuss different options. Still normal. ...Read more

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On second depo shot can it make your boobs hurt? Be sore can it also darken your nipples?

On second depo shot can it make your boobs hurt? Be sore can it also darken your nipples?

Yes: The progesterone is a pregnancy hormone that is made in large quantity when you are pregnant. It can cause nipple tenderness and may cause darkening of the nipple and areola, just like in pregnancy. Using depo-provera give long term dose of progesterone to prevent you from getting pregnant for 12 weeks. So this is not uncommon, Good luck! ...Read more

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Boobs hurt on the sides, what can I take for this?

Boobs hurt on the sides, what can I take for this?

If this only occurs : Prior to or during your period - look at otc meds for periods containing diuretics. If it happens regularly this could mean t you are wearing the incorrect bra size or a design that isn't right for you. Up to 85% of us women are wearing an incorrect cup or band size (or both). Encourage you to go to specialty bra stop for fitting & consultation. Having the correct support will add to comfort. ...Read more

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How long after do your boobs hurt when you get pregnant?

How long after do your boobs hurt when you get pregnant?

Breast tenderness: There are dozens of possible reasons for breast tenderness. But early pregnancy can include this symptom. Usually this appears about the same time as the first missed period. ...Read more

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How soon would your boobs hurt if you were to be pregnant?

How soon would your boobs hurt if you were to be pregnant?

Tingling early, : Breast tenderness usually at 2-3 weeks after conception. There is variation among women. See this site for more information. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/symptoms-of-pregnancy/pr00102. ...Read more

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Will my boobs hurt if there is a possiability i could be pregnant?

Will my boobs hurt if there is a possiability i could be pregnant?

Def possible: Anytime you have intercourse without protection there is always the risk of getting pregnant. Check a home pregnancy test. Once you do the test you will know your answer. If you do not desire pregnancy please schedule a visit to discuss more effective types of birth control. Fever would not be a sign of pregnancy. This we need to be an evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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How soon would my girlfriends boobs hurt if she were to be pregnant?

How soon would my girlfriends boobs hurt if she were to be pregnant?

Not reliably: Not every woman's breasts hurt with pregnancy; one the flip side, some hurt with just regular menses. ...Read more

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My boobs hurt from outside of the nipple to half way up what could this be?

My boobs hurt from outside of the nipple to half way up what could this be?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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