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Having tender breast a sign of pregnancy?

Having tender breast a sign of pregnancy?

Maybe. Maybe not.: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Are my sore tender breasts a sign of pregnancy?

Are my sore tender breasts a sign of pregnancy?

Not necessarily: Tender breasts is common in all women of all ages. It is most commonly seen during the menstrual cycle. It can also be seen in fibrocystic changes.
If you have concerns, I recommend to see your doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Is color change and pain and tenderness on my breasts a sign of pregnancy?

Is color change and pain and tenderness on my breasts a sign of pregnancy?

Fullness, tenderness: One of the early symptoms of pregnancy is a feeling of fullness of the breasts. One of the early signs is prominence of the bumps in the areola around the nipple. Neither one gives definitive diagnosis of pregnancy, however. A doctor would need to sort out what is happening. ...Read more

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I read online tender breast could be a sign of pregnancy and peening a lot could it be true? & certain smells and foods too.

I read online tender breast could be a sign of pregnancy and peening a lot could it be true? & certain smells and foods too.

Although: These symptoms can occur with early pregnancy - they are not diagnostic of pregnancy. Taking a home pregnancy test should give you the info that you seek. Take care. ...Read more

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Could I be pregnant I had my tubes tied and clipped in 2009 and I'm getting my period but I'm having the tender breast and all the other signs of pregnancy is it possible that I could be pregnant again

Could I be pregnant I had my tubes tied and clipped in 2009 and I'm getting my period but I'm having the tender breast and all the other signs of pregnancy is it possible that I could be pregnant again

In: In woman who have had a tubal ligation, the chances of becoming pregnant are slim, about 1 in 1000. Pre-menstral symptoms may also be much like symptoms experienced early in pregancy.
It is prudent to take a pregancy test, as the pregnancy hormone can be detected in the urine 14 days after conception. Per statistics, the test will be negative.
If it is positive, do see your doctor. Women who have undergone tubal ligation are at higher risk for ectopic pregancy (where the egg implants in the fallopian tubes) which is a dangerous medical condition. ...Read more

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Every month 3-5 days before my expected period my breasts are sore. This month I have no soreness just white milky discharge. Is this a pregnancy sign?

Every month 3-5 days before my expected period my breasts are sore. This month I have no soreness just white milky discharge. Is this a pregnancy sign?

Not necessarily: Your breasts are just responding to hormonal changes that you see with your cycle. Milky discharge is not a definitive sign of pregnancy. ...Read more

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7dpo, tight feeling in lower belly, feeling a bit sore. Mild cramps. Breasts slight painful. Ttc sign of pregnany?

7dpo, tight feeling in lower belly, feeling a bit sore. Mild cramps. Breasts slight painful. Ttc sign of pregnany?

Way to early: Seven days post ovulation is way too early to be having pregnancy symptoms. The best way to determine if you are pregnant is to check a home pregnancy test when you miss your period. ...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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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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Hardness and soreness in breast, is it a pregnancy symptom?

Hardness and soreness in breast, is it a pregnancy symptom?

Not necessarily.: Fluid retention can occur with period, pms or pregnancy. Take a home pregnancy test if you miss your period. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between breast size and soreness during pregnancy?

Is there a correlation between breast size and soreness during pregnancy?

Yes and no: Soreness has a lot to do with hormones and how your breasts respond to those hormones of pregnancy. Having said that, women with large breasts can have the additional pain of the weight of the breasts in addition to the soreness to the touch. So bigger breasted women can have pain on 2 levels, instead of just one. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What are the causes of soreness of breast and nipples besides pregnancy?

What are the causes of soreness of breast and nipples besides pregnancy?

Breasts sore: Some women experience this just before or at time of menstruation. Friction against clothing can cause pain of nipples. ...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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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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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

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My period was due today an instead I woke up with soreness breast. Is there a possibility of pregnancy if had intercourse in my fertile days?

My period was due today an instead I woke up with soreness breast. Is there a possibility of pregnancy if had intercourse in my fertile days?

Sure: That is certainly possible. You can take a pregnancy test and it will be positive if you conceived 10 or more days before. Usually by the time your period is due, 14 days have passed since ovulation - so the test will be positive by then if you did conceive. ...Read more

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My period is 7 days late, very sore breast but the soreness varies each day, positive pregnancy test, but having cramps. Could I really be pregnant?

My period is 7 days late, very sore breast but the soreness varies each day, positive pregnancy test, but having cramps. Could I really be pregnant?

Yes, really could be: Much of what you describe are symptoms consistent with early pregnancy. However, the cramping is a bit concerning. Sometimes you can have some minor cramping with implantation, but if it becomes more intense or there is associated bleeding it might sigal something more ominous, such as a very early miscarriage. If you have doubts about the urine pregnancy test, get doc to order a blood one. ...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.

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