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Lighter than normal periods this cycle. On metformin and ttc on Clomid (clomiphene) 100 mg also hypothyroid (under control).Sore breasts. Chances of pregnancy?

Lighter than normal periods this cycle. On metformin and ttc on Clomid (clomiphene) 100 mg also hypothyroid (under control).Sore breasts. Chances of pregnancy?

Pregnancy test: It is hard to say. Thyroid conditions can cause abnormal periods. You would need to take a pregnancy test, over the counter or better yet with your doctor to determine pregnancy. ...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


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Can hypothyroid cause my breast pain?

Can hypothyroid cause my breast pain?

NOT likely: Mild hypothroidism is often asymptomatic. There are many possible symptoms of hypothyroidism, depnding on the severity, but common ones are: fatigue, loss of energy, lethargy, wt gain, decrease appetite, cold intolerance, dry skin, hair loss, sleepiness, muscle/joint pain, weakness in extremities, depression, emotional issues--just to name a few.
Breast pain is not. So consult your doc.
Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my sore breasts?

What is the cause of my sore breasts?

Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal supplements. If you are over 40, then you should have a mammogram and ultrasound. Please get evaluated by a breast specialist. ...Read more

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What are some reasons for sore breasts?

What are some reasons for sore breasts?

Possible reasons: 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. ...Read more

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Could my sore breasts be because of bromocriptine that I'm taking?

Could my sore breasts be because of bromocriptine that I'm taking?

Indirectly, yes: I assume you are taking bromocriptine due to hyperprolactinemia, so you were probably not ovulating before but you probably are now. Sore breasts are common in the days preceding a period in a normal ovulatory cycle. Any chance of pregnancy? Pregnancy can also cause sore breasts. ...Read more

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Sore breasts five days after period?

Sore breasts five days after period?

Can be normal: Can occur with flucuations in hormones. Also dietary influences such as caffein can cause sore breasts. Recommend monthly breast exams. Follow up with doctor if continues or if discover any masses ...Read more

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Is it normal to have sore breasts after your period ends?

Is it normal to have sore breasts after your period ends?

Iodine supplement: It is unopposed estrogen stimulation - try iodine supplement daily until symptom stop occurring. ...Read more

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What can be done for sore breasts right before period time?

What can be done for sore breasts right before period time?

Analgesics/Hormones: You may treat yourself with over the counter Ibuprofen or acetaminophen. You may also talk to your doctor and consider hormonal therapy such as the birth control pill. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have sore nipples but not sore breasts?

What does it mean if I have sore nipples but not sore breasts?

Sore nipples: It means exactly that the brest tissue is not sore, but the nipples themselves are sore. Can be due to many reasons, the commonest is probably breast feeding or excessive nipple stimulation by a partner. ...Read more

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How long before your period starts should you usually have sore breasts?

How long before your period starts should you usually have sore breasts?

Varies: In most cases, 3-5 days, but it varies for every woman. The other cause is fibrocystic changes. You can look up my other posts on this subject for detailed explanation. ...Read more

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All of a sudden I'm getting sore breasts and cramps while ovulating. What could be wrong?

All of a sudden I'm getting sore breasts and cramps while ovulating. What could be wrong?

Likely nothing: These are common complaints, cycles often vary from month to month and over years. Keep an eye on things, look for patterns, likely nothing's wrong. ...Read more

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A week after period I got sore breasts which lasted/lasting for 2 weeks now, is this normal?

A week after period I got sore breasts which lasted/lasting for 2 weeks now, is this normal?

Sore breasts: Breast pain lasting 2 weeks in a 20 year old woman is of some concern and you must see your doctor as soon as possible.
If there is a delay please go to the Emergency Room. ...Read more

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What can cause sore breasts? I have had sore breasts since my last period. Which was a week ago.

Pregnancy/medication: Pregnancy or other hormone changes can cause breast pain. It can be a side effect of birthcontrol medication. ...Read more

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Extreme tiredness, sore breasts to where you can't touch them had filshie clips placed 11 years ago. .

Extreme tiredness, sore breasts to where you can't touch them had filshie clips placed 11 years ago. .

Evaluation: I would suggest a clinical breast examination and probably imaging studies. There are a number of non-pharmaceutical and pharmaceutical management.

Tiredness and sore breasts may suggest hormone issues. But the possibilities are too many. I suggest a medical visit. However, the filshie clip is probably innocent. ...Read more

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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more