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Does breast soreness come and go during pregnancy?

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

Dr. Arthur Balin
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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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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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Hardness and soreness in breast, is it a pregnancy symptom?

Hardness and soreness in breast, is it a pregnancy symptom?

Not necessarily.: Fluid retention can occur with period, pms or pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test if you miss your period. ...Read more

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What are the causes of soreness of breast and nipples besides pregnancy?

What are the causes of soreness of breast and nipples besides pregnancy?

Breasts sore: Some women experience this just before or at time of menstruation. Friction against clothing can cause pain of nipples. ...Read more

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If my breast soreness comes and goes every other hour or so with a negative pregnancy test could I be pregnant?

If my breast soreness comes and goes every other hour or so with a negative pregnancy test could I be pregnant?

Not likely: In general, if you have several negative pregnancy test it is extremely unlikely that you could be pregnant. There're other hormonal issues that can affect breast tenderness. ...Read more