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Is It Normal To Have Sore Breasts After Your Period Ends
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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Breast pain: Unless this happens to you after each cycle then we can not call it normal. Breast pain can be caused by weight gain, dietary changes, poor fitting bras, changes in exercise patterns, hormonal changes, breast cysts, fibrocystic changes and other causes. Schedule a visit for a breast exam if this continues. ...Read more
Sure: Not all women have cramps &/ or breast tenderness. Count yourself lucky if you remain comfortable during your period. ...Read more
I normally have sore breasts about a week or so before my period and during. This cycle I have none. 28 yrs old?
2 days heavy period 2 days later brown colour normally I am 5, 4 days later during night time period pains what could this mean, still sore breasts?
Not uncommon to have abnormality of your menses (when it occurs, how long it lasts, how much bleeding etx)
Any chance you are pregnant? Best to check home pregnancy test on first morning urine and if neg, repeat in 2 weeks. If no foul discharge, no pelvic pain (other than you normal menstrrual cramping) can try anti inflammatory. If bleeding becomes heavy (SOAKING a pad an hour or more) see doc ...Read more
I am on day 36 of my cycle. My cycles are 30 days normally. Should I be concerned? I have sore breasts. I feel like my period is coming but it hasnt.
30/31 day cycles for 6 months with very sore breasts before period. This month I had very swollen & sore breasts and a heavier period. Is this normal?
Normal Variation.: It sounds like a normal variation to me. Not all periods are the same. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel some discomfort during sex and to have sore breasts a day before your period? And if so why is sex uncomfortable?
I took Nuva ring out on 9/27, Period started 10/1 lighter and shorter than normal, ended 10/4. 10/10 started sore breasts, cramps lower right & back?
I'm 5 days late for my period. 1st day of my last period was feb 23 and it is now mar 28. I have sore breasts and fatigue--normal prior to my period.
I have had sore breasts and nipples for two weeks before my period. Is this normal? I have been under tons of stress. Period is irregular.
Pregnant: Is it possible you are pregnant? You may want to take a pregnancy test. ...Read more
Sore breasts 10 days before expected period, don't always get sore breasts. On bc pills. Normal last period, no sex after normal period. Preg?
No: No not normally might be pregnant chick a pregnancy test and check on once a week to your next normal period ...Read more
Normally have extreme PMS 1wk before period. Mainly sore breasts. Currently 3d away and NOTHING but mild cramping a few days ago. What could be cause?
Our periods and: Premenstrual time are not completely uniform. Be happy. Take care. ...Read more
Took a Plan B 5 weeks ago. Had a period like blood 4 weeks ago. Having sore breasts and a hard lower stomach and under?! Normal?
Not sure: Breast soreness, lower stomach hardness suggest pregnancy and these symptoms can appear frequently without pregnancy too. But recent period rules out pregnancy. Take pregnancy test to confirm. Most likely no pregnancy. Symptoms due to hormone changes during menstrual cycle and anxiety about being pregnant from sex. ...Read more
Very short period, vaguely sore head and sore breasts for two weeks, neg hpt, normally have severe period cramps did not this month?
Light period: The main reason for light periods is change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause & implantation bleeding in early pregnancy which rarely occurs. ...Read more
Sore breasts after switching to continuous birth control. Started the meds right before my period therefore I didn't have one. Is the pain normal?
Yes: Anytime you change your hormonal status it can affect the breast tissue and tenderness is one of the most common side effects reported. Once you are adjusted to the new BC the effect should go away - probably in 1-2 months. ...Read more
1 week after period got sore nipples, it's been a week & now sore breasts. Been on bcp for 1yr, partner always uses withdrawal. NOT normal PLS HELP?
Hmm: Are the nipples sore and red from trauma, (rubbing, chaffing or biting) if so please get checked by your doctor for an exam and more answers. ...Read more
I have got cramps in my stomach and sore breasts but my period is not due until the 1st march is this normal?
I am having bad cramps, sore breasts, and brown blood during my period on the third day and on BC pills. Is this a normal period?
Depo finished 4 months ago - had first period last month (normal)but this month burning cramps (no blood) sore breasts done hpt but negative?
Abnormal cycles: Although you had your first period last month since the Depo "wore off" your cycles can still be a little abnormal as your body readjusts to not having the full dose Depo any longer. It can take up to 12 months for you to establish more normal and predictable cycles again, but if having unprotected sex would recommend still checking HPT's or even blood HCG levels if suspicious for pregnancy. ...Read more
On bcp 19days b4 mirena (levonorgestrel) removal. Bled heavy 4 days post remval. 2nd mon of bcp and sore breasts, headaches no period, no missed pills, is this normal?
Dr said uterus was bigger than normal and to take a hpt it came back neg but still no period, sore breasts. What could be wrong? 3 neg tests already.
Not preg: Unless it's obvious, the exam is subjective. An ultrasound would be in order to determine the issue of actual enlargement. If upt's neg then safe but the breast pain and pregnancy are both well managed by the pill. Uterine fibroids, adenomyosis, an ov cyst can cause the "enlargement" finding. Your young for all but cyst. Doc likely percieved some enlargement, said get upt not realizing the effect. ...Read more
My period lasted 4 days but it was super light now 4 days later I'm cramping have pink spotting when I wipe, sore breasts and fatigue is that normal?
Schedule follow up: 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
Nexplanon removed Oct. 9th. Felt normal for a week. Sore breasts and nipples for a week. Recently having white discharge. No period. Sexually active.
On mirena (levonorgestrel). Just finished doxy and metronidazole, period due in a couple days. Sore breasts for a couple weeks, pink spotting, dizziness? Normal?
Antibiotics: You did not mention why you were given Doxycycline and Metronidazole. If these were given for vaginal infections, cervicitis or an STD then the spotting is likely from the infection. Dizziness and sore breasts are not likely related to these medications or Mirena (levonorgestrel). ...Read more
Hi, I don't know what is going on with my body Firstly, my period came a week early and was lighter than normal although it lasted a week and I wasn't having bad cramps I missed a couple of my birth control pills I have sore breasts and feel sick, a
Missing pills: Missing birth control pills commonly causes a period to start early, and can cause other menstrual irregularity. Anytime you miss more than one pill in a pack of pills, you should stop taking the pills, discard that pack, and wait until after your next period starts and then start a new pack of pills. If you are concerned about possibility of pregnancy do a pregnancy test, but it is unlikely. ...Read more
Trying to conceive. 2nd period due tomorrow post D&C. No PMS symptoms or normal sore breasts. Also have pinching/cramps in uterus for the last week. ?
Seriously. .. relax!: I know this is a stressful time, and trying conceive, waiting every month to see if you get your period is very tense. I honestly don't think the cramps in your uterus/pelvic mean much one way or the other. Try to relax as much as you can. .. you are young, receiving good medical care, just try to relax (it will help) and enjoy your partner. IT WILL HAPPEN! ...Read more
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