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Presently having a heavy period with clots, on 4th cycle day, engorged breasts, bloating, fatigue. Could I be pregnant? Should I take a hpt?

Presently having a heavy period with clots, on 4th cycle day, engorged breasts, bloating, fatigue. Could I be pregnant? Should I take a hpt?

Period: If you are having a period, you would not be pregnant. If you are more concerned about the period being heavy, see your gyn dr. For eval. If you were not due for your period, or the period was very late with heavy bleeding, than that is a different story, and you should still see the gyn. Best wishes.

Dr. Shari Jackson
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I'm 11w3d prwgnant...Having engorged breasts and its leaking yellowish milk...Is that normal? Plz advice

I'm 11w3d prwgnant...Having engorged breasts and its leaking yellowish milk...Is that normal? Plz advice

Normal: A bit unusual, but definitely normal. If this is not your first baby, it is much more common. Nevertheless, it's nothing to worry about.

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If I am pregnant why isn't my breast swelling and why am I not having morning sickness?

Not everyone: Not all women will have noticeable pregnancy symptoms. It also depends on what gestational age the pregnancy is. Breast tenderness and morning sickness are most common between 6 and 12 weeks gestational age.

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How early can you feel pregnancy symptoms like breast swelling?

How early can you feel pregnancy symptoms like breast swelling?

Fairly quickly: Everyone is different, but some symptoms may be apparent when you are even a couple of days late. They will become most noticeable starting a week or two later.

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How can I relieve engorged breasts due to prolactinoma when can't take medication?

How can I relieve engorged breasts due to prolactinoma when can't take medication?

Endocrinologist: You may want to check with an endocrinologist. There are a variety of different medications, many that are new for the treatment of prolactinomas. Also, depending on the location of the prolactinoma you may consider surgery. For example, prolactinomas of the pituitary gland are very effectively and safely treated with neurosurgery. It is something to investigate.

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BREAST pain no period not pregnant. Healthy 25 yo f. Mom died of metastatic breast cancer. Feels like engorged breasts. Like when getting milk in.?

BREAST pain no period not pregnant. Healthy 25 yo f. Mom died of metastatic breast cancer. Feels like engorged breasts. Like when getting milk in.?

Evaluation: Get it checked out by your PCP as soon as possible more importantly because of your significant family history and don, t delay. Good luck and happy new year in advance

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Breast swelling in 11year old boys?

Breast swelling in 11year old boys?

Male breast tissue: About 1/2 males will undergo a transient nipple/breast enlargement at he onset of puberty. Carrying extra weigh aggravates the issue as part of the enlargement is fat. Most will resolve slowly as other hormonal changes kick in over about a year. If the process is unchanged after 2-3 yrs & you've made an effort to lose any extra weight, it is time to discuss it with a surgeon. No meds will fix it.

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What to do if I'm a 15 age boy, my breast swelling?

What to do if I'm a 15 age boy, my breast swelling?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. Let your parents know about this.

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Pls can ovulation cause breast swelling?

Pls can ovulation cause breast swelling?

That is possible.: Breast soreness can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. Breast pain can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period, pregnancy, hormone imbalance or use of oral contraceptives.

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Is breast swelling during my period normal.?

Is breast swelling during my period normal.?

Very common: Breasts swelling +/- tenderness is very common around the time of menstruation and is rarely to worry about. Swelling and bloating is usually lowest right after your period is done.

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Is it normal to have breast swelling after pacemaker surgery?

Is it normal to have breast swelling after pacemaker surgery?

Not usually: There can be some swelling around the area where the pacemaker was placed. If it extends much beyond that area, I would discuss this with the doctor who placed the pacemaker. Certainly, the entire breast should not be swollen.

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How much time does breast swelling last after menustration?

How much time does breast swelling last after menustration?

Usually a week: This is related to the preovulatory estrogen surge from the ovaries, after ovulation progesterone becomes dominant.

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What is the best way to discern mastitis from a normal increase in milk production and substantial breast swelling?

What is the best way to discern mastitis from a normal increase in milk production and substantial breast swelling?

Mastitis: Mastitis is almost always associated with redness and tenderness of the skin of the breast. It may involve a small or large area of the breast. A fever may occur. These symptoms will persist even after breast feeding. Treatment usually requires oral antibiotics and continued breast feeding.

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Do breast swelling and leaking colostrum after medical abortion indicate that the abortion was successful?

Do breast swelling and leaking colostrum after medical abortion indicate that the abortion was successful?

No: Your body's hormone production that begins the lactation process does not just shut off after an abortion, and may get activated somehow by the process. This effect has nothing to do with the success or failure of the abortion itself

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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