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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

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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 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?

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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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

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Hi, im 7w 5days pregnant and my only symptoms are tender breasts and slightly more tired. Is this normal? Will this mean ill have a good pregnancy?

Hi, im 7w 5days pregnant and my only symptoms are tender breasts and slightly more tired. Is this normal? Will this mean ill have a good pregnancy?

It's normal: Some people feel relatively good in the first trimester, others not so much. Your hormones are still rising rapidly and you may still experience nausea, food/smell aversion, cramping and spotting. But if you don't it doesn't mean you should worry, you are likely just very fortunate! ...Read more

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Pregnancy test came out positive. I have one sided breast pain. Is this normal in pregnancy?

Pregnancy test came out positive. I have one sided breast pain. Is this normal in pregnancy?

Yes: Breasts respond to the hormones of pregnancy with swelling and sometimes extreme 'sensitivity'. Perhaps one breast is more 'aware' than the other of your impending pregnant status. ...Read more

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Dear health tap team, is unilateral, left breast pain with breast-texture change in very early pregnancy normal? Thank you in advance for your reply.

I do not consider: That normal, you need an exam by your obgyn and may need a mammogram with shielding of the fetus and a breast ultrasound or one or the other, bilateral breast pain without any texture change can be normal. ...Read more

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I'm 17 weeks pregnant, always worried if the baby is ok. I haven't vomited in2 weeks, my breast aren't tender. Pregnancy symptoms gone is this normal?

I'm 17 weeks pregnant, always worried if the baby is ok. I haven't vomited in2 weeks, my breast aren't tender. Pregnancy symptoms gone is this normal?

Pregnancy Symptoms: This can be completely normal. Everyone has a completely different course during their pregnancy. Sometimes typical symptoms can become worse or improve. As long as you are following regularly with your OB and everything is good with your testing, I would not stress out over these symptoms specifically. ...Read more

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Would it be typical for breast soreness to be gone by 9 weeks in your pregnancy?

Varies: Breast tenderness can vary throughout pregnancy. Breasts respond to hormone changes in what is called fibrocystic changes (see other posts:breast pain, fibrocystic breasts). ...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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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