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Doctor insights on: Fluctuating Breast Soreness During Pregnancy

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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. Ronald Krauser
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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 it normal during pregnancy to experence breast pain that runs to my nipples? 15weeks pregnant

Is it normal during pregnancy to experence breast pain that runs to my nipples? 15weeks pregnant

very common: Many women will experience breast pains during pregnancy due to the hormones involved. Most will see a decrease around 15 weeks. Let your doctor know so they can make sure this is just normal pregnancy pain. ...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

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2 negative pregnancy test still no period. The test were cheap $2... Breast soreness 4 days late

2 negative pregnancy test still no period. The test were cheap $2... Breast soreness 4 days late

Double check: I would confirm the negative result with a blood test from a reputable lab, like your doctor or Planned Parenthood. If your period is like clockwork, you may be pregnant, or something else may be going on, depending in your age and other factors, like stress. ...Read more

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Dr. Put me on a lower dose estrogen birth control due to breast soreness. Is this lower dose less effective against pregnancy?

Dr. Put me on a lower dose estrogen birth control due to breast soreness. Is this lower dose less effective against pregnancy?

Not at all: Birth control pills that are a combination of estrogen and a progestin prevent pregnancy through different mechanisms. Switching to a pill with a lower estrogen dose is intended to alleviate the side effects, while maintaining the efficacy of the pill. ...Read more

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Is it normal for breast soreness to go away before the end of first trimester of pregnancy? Also i'm 8w but the doctor couldn't find the hb 2 early?

Schedule follow up: If your doctor can not find a heartbeat then something is not right. At 8 weeks a heartbeat is easy to see on sonogram. Schedule a follow up to make sure everything is ok. ...Read more

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Experiencing pregnancy like symptoms; breast soreness, acid reflux, moodiness, etc with neg urine test, 2 weeks late. Likeliest diagnoses?

Experiencing pregnancy like symptoms; breast soreness,  acid reflux, moodiness, etc with neg urine test, 2 weeks late. Likeliest diagnoses?

Delayed ovulation: If your test was negative, you are not pregnant. It sounds like you had a delay in ovulation. Give it another week, and if it does not start, you might want to talk to GYN. ...Read more

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