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Doctor insights on: Does Yaz Make Your Breast Hurt

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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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What can make your breast hurt and it leads to your under arm?

What can make your breast hurt and it leads to your under arm?

Several things : Breasts can hurt around ones period. Mastitis can hurt but a doctor can see redness and feel excess warmth. If one sees nothing need to examine for any masses and with any suspicious finding obtain mammogram based on your age. ...Read more

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Why might it be that my breasts hurt at the end of the day?

Why might it be that my breasts hurt at the end of the day?

Bad bras?: Could be as simple as poorly fitting bras . Try to go to a store that will do a good bra fitting. ...Read more

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What are the possible reasons to why my breasts hurt on the sides to the touch?

What are the possible reasons to why my breasts hurt on the sides to the touch?

Breast pain: Mastodynia or breast pain can have variety of causes. Most commonly, hormone fluctuations can cause pain. Fibrocystic disease can also be painful and related to hormonal levels. Less common reasons include infections or inflammatory conditions. In older patients (ie. In the fourth decade of life or greater) an advanced cancer can be painful. See your physician for a good history and physical. ...Read more

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Why does the outside of my breasts and my nipples hurt?

Why does the outside of my breasts and my nipples hurt?

Hard to say: Without more information and maybe an exam it's hard to say. You can get breast tenderness during your cycle as you hormones fluctuate. Large amounts of caffeine can also increase breast tenderness. Infections and trauma are other causes. Best to see your doctor at this point. ...Read more

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What can cause my breast to hurt?

What can cause my breast to hurt?

Infection: You might have a breast infection, a lump, or you might have had some trauma or clothing being too tight. ...Read more

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Why do my side hurt by my breast?

Why do my side hurt by my breast?

Chest pain: Breast pain could be indicative of something else going on in your lungs , am underlying muscle , nerve or bone related pain, a hormone cycle related breast pain ...Go see your doctor to evaluate. ...Read more

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How come my breasts hurt when I run?

How come my breasts hurt when I run?

Common: Nobody understands this. Perhaps your next step is to get yourself a more tightly supportive sports bra. And especially, i'm glad you're staying fit. Keep it up. ...Read more

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Breasts hurt and itch signs of period?

Breasts hurt and itch signs of period?

Fluid retention in: The breasts can occur prior to a period or during a period. This can lead to itching or soreness of breasts. Take care. ...Read more