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I'm only 5 weeks pregnant, why do my breasts hurt so much?

I'm only 5 weeks pregnant, why do my breasts hurt so much?

Hormones. : A lot goes on during pregnancy not only to grow a baby but to get breasts ready for lactation ( feeding your baby). They typically don't hurt so much the whole time. The first trimester is usually the worst for breast pain. ...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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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Take birth control pills at the same time each day as directed
Daily
Associate taking the pills with a common activity done daily
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Be aware of medication that could interfere with birth control
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Use barrier protection to prevent STDs
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So my breasts hurt and itch and I know I'm not pregnant... so what could it be. ?

So my breasts hurt and itch and I know I'm not pregnant... so what could it be. ?

Breast exam: I suggest an examination and consider any new bras which may have caused irritation. Certainly consult a physician. ...Read more

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I think i'm pregnant. I've been very nauseous, had major stomach cramps like when i'm about to start my period and my breasts hurt. What can I do?

I think i'm pregnant. I've been very nauseous, had major stomach cramps like when i'm about to start my period and my breasts hurt. What can I do?

See doctor: Depend on when your last menstrual period., or how many days since you miss your period, when you see doctor he or she can order urine pregnancyt est or serum pregnancy for you. ...Read more

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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

Make decisions on boundaries before having sex
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Communicate boundaries firmly, clearly, and consistently
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Decide on a reliable birth control method
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Know some birth control may take days to weeks before it works
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Preventing Pregnancy (Checklist)

learn all birth control methods
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discuss with pcp your best method
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don't take chances
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How much do your breasts hurt while pregnant?

How much do your breasts hurt while pregnant?

BREAST PAIN/PREGNANC: I t is normal for breasts to grow in size and are tender to touch how tender these are depends from person to person.The pain or discomfort is due to increase in size, increase vascularity and fluctuating hormones it is not that much pain but tenderness which is felt on touch and clothes, so war a supporting bra and do not unneccessary touch or press the breasts and let your patner know that. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more

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