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Doctor insights on: If I Got Fibrocystic Breasts And My Period Is Late Can I Be Pregnant

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Could I be pregnant? Lmp 11-21, 40-45 cycle, my breasts are sore for almost 2 weeks now and my period is late.

Could I be pregnant? Lmp 11-21, 40-45 cycle, my breasts are sore for almost 2 weeks now and my period is late.

Yes: You could definitely be pregnant, especially since you have not had a menstrual period in a while. You should perform a urine pregnancy test. If it is negative, you are not pregnant. You might consider making a doctor's appointment as soon as possible if you do not get your period.. There are also other causes of missed/late periods that your doctor would be able to evaluate. ...Read more

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My tubes were tied 8 years ago. But my period is late and my breast are tender and full. This only happened to me while pregnant. ?

My tubes were tied 8 years ago. But my period is late and my breast are tender and full. This only happened to me while pregnant. ?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I had my tubes tied four years ago, my period is late 11 days. Pregnancy test came back negative but feel pregnant, breast are supper sore.

I had my tubes tied four years ago, my period is late 11 days. Pregnancy test came back negative but feel pregnant, breast are supper sore.

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctor's office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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What would cause one sided breast pain? My period is late, neg pregnancy test, and sore left breast. Breast soreness feels similar to PMS type pain.

What would cause one sided breast pain? My period is late, neg pregnancy test, and sore left breast. Breast soreness feels similar to PMS type pain.

Need for examination: There are many causes of breast pain, including: abscess, fat necrosis, fibrocystic disease, ductal dilatation, breast cancer etc. It would be prudent to see your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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


Dr. Regina Hampton
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Fibrocystic Breasts (Definition)

Fibrocystic breast disease is a condition where the breasts develop non-cancerous lumps made of fibrous tissue. These can cause discomfort and pain that fluctuates ...Read more