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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more


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When my breast hurt a week or 2 before my period does it mean I'm ovulating?

When my breast hurt a week or 2 before my period does it mean I'm ovulating?

Sort of: It means your body is preparing for conception, implantation, pregnancy, and ultimately breast feeding. This ritual occurs every 28 days or so until an actual pregnancy occurs or you stop ovulating (menopause). If no fertilization occurs, everything is scrapped (a menses) and you start over. ...Read more

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What do tender breasts a week and a half before your period mean? Does it mean I'm ovulating the first day it starts to hurt?

What do tender breasts a week and a half before your period mean? Does it mean I'm ovulating the first day it starts to hurt?

Ov a few days before: Tender breasts come from the hormone Progesterone that is secreted after ovulation. Usually it takes a few days after ovulation to get to a high enough level to cause the pain. When you are pregnant more Progesterone is produced and the breasts continue to be sore. ...Read more

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What does it mean of ur breast start hurting really badly 3-4 days after ovulation and still hurts. All the way to 3 days before period is due.

What does it mean of ur breast start hurting really badly 3-4 days after ovulation and still hurts. All the way to 3 days before period is due.

Hormones: Your symptoms are caused by hormones that are released by the ovary to help prepare your uterus for pregnancy. If you do not become pregnant, levels of these hormones drop and the symptoms go away. ...Read more

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My ovulation ended at 13th dec but now im experiencing breast tendreness from 17 th dec. What does it means?

My ovulation ended at 13th dec but now im experiencing breast tendreness from 17 th dec. What does it means?

Possibly pregnant: These type symptoms in general can indicate pregnancy hormone fluctuations. Check pregnancy test once week till your next Menses ...Read more

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Breast still hurt after three days of ovulation is that normal?

Breast still hurt after three days of ovulation is that normal?

Hormone effect: If pain continues, need to see your doctor. Pain should subside if temporary hormone effect. Continued pain needs evaluation ...Read more

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After ovulating did the breast feel hurt? When I touch my breast its feel hurt not extremly. Is that worry? Please..

After ovulating did the breast feel hurt? When I touch my breast its feel hurt not extremly. Is that worry? Please..

There is nothing: To worry about at this stage. Hormones can cause a lot of changes in our bodies. Some women experience breast tenderness round the time they are ovulating and it can continue until they have their menstrual period. some women who are sexually active will be concerned about pregnancy. ...Read more

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It is normal for one breast to hurt after ovulation?

Maybe: Usually both hurt but one can hurt more than the other. Consider seeing your primary provider for a thorough breast exam and possible mammogram. ...Read more

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Does breast congestion in 20-23 CD mean the ovulation occured?

Does breast congestion in 20-23 CD mean the ovulation occured?

Maybe: Breast swelling/congestion is pretty common but I'm afraid it's also non-specific. Sorry, 'maybe' is all I can say. ...Read more

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8 weeks post op hysterectomy everything but ovaries. Breasts swell and hurt ALL THE TIME. Not just with ovulation. Normal? Permanent? Why??!

8 weeks post op hysterectomy everything but ovaries. Breasts swell and hurt ALL THE TIME. Not just with ovulation. Normal? Permanent? Why??!

Contact your surgeon: Even though your ovaries are still present, the amount of circulating hormone may be disproportionate with estrogen only being secreted. This happens when ovulation is not ongoing and able to produce progesterone to balance the "equation" resulting in breast swelling. Contact your GYN surgeon and find out what is going on in your case. ...Read more

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Why breast hurts right after ovulation?

Estrogen: Many women have sore breasts and/or sensitive nipples post ovulation secondary to the high estrogen levels. Is normal and is nothing to worry about. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Breast been hurting for five days after ovulation what does this mean help me?

R/O FBD: Often times FBD= Fibrocystic Breast Disease. Flares during and after Ovulation. Limit caffeine ingestion and take Vit E. You also need a full exam And potential mammogram ultrasound if pain persists ...Read more

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Once your breasts start hurting does it mean you've already ovulated?

Once your breasts start hurting does it mean you've already ovulated?

Possibly: Cyclic breast pain is usually due to the influence of Progesterone on estrogen primed breast tissue. Progesterone rises after ovulation and although this is suggestive it doesn't confirm ovulation. ...Read more

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I had clear raw egg like discharge today my breasts are very sore to touch and I felt light headed does this mean I'm ovulating?

I had clear raw egg like discharge today my breasts are very sore to touch and I felt light headed does this mean I'm ovulating?

Possibly: It's possible, but more information is needed. Best indicator of ovulation is daily morning body temperature. Best if rectal temp on first awakening. Measure it daily, your temp rises when you ovulate. ...Read more

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Expected period in 5 days. I had unprotected sex when I was ovulating. I'm having sore breast & my nipples hurt bad! What could this be?

Expected period in 5 days. I had unprotected sex when I was ovulating. I'm having sore breast & my nipples hurt bad! What could this be?

Pregnancy.: #1 consideration would be early pregnancy. It seems as though you are trying to get pregnant with unprotected sex during ovulation. Check hpt a few days after your missed period to be sure. ...Read more

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Sore breasts mid cycle, but on mono birth control pill. I am in the middle of second pack of pills. Does this mean im ovulating? Is it normal?

Sore breasts mid cycle, but on mono birth control pill. I am in the middle of second pack of pills. Does this mean im ovulating? Is it normal?

Not ovulating: The pill works by preventing ovulation so unless you are taking it incorrectly you should be ok. Breast tenderness may be a side effect of the pill but should then improve as you continue the pill. It is not a sign of ovulation. ...Read more

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I ovulated on july9. I received sperm on the 8th. Both breast are tender. My lower back hurts until I lay down. I'm now always hungry. Could I be preggo?

I ovulated on july9. I received sperm on the 8th. Both breast are tender. My lower back hurts until I lay down. I'm now always hungry. Could I be preggo?

Conception: It's possible that you conceived on the 9th or 10th as the egg usually lasts about one day. If your period is delayed, obtain a pregnancy test. Consult your gynecologist for more advice. ...Read more

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CD25 progesterone level 14; no fertility meds. Usually have breast tenderness after ovulation, but not this month. Could this mean I'm pregnant?

CD25 progesterone level 14; no fertility meds. Usually have breast tenderness after ovulation, but not this month. Could this mean I'm pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Stopped breast feeding 4 mo. Ago. I am 8 days past ovulation and my breasts are leaking. Could this mean something (i.e. pg) or just happens sometimes?

Stopped breast feeding 4 mo. Ago. I am 8 days past ovulation and my breasts are leaking. Could this mean something (i.e. pg) or just happens sometimes?

Normal: Sometime it is possible to get leaking fluid from breast, it is due to harm one action, . It is going to stop and if persisting then see your doctor. It is too early to find out if you are pregnant ...Read more

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What does it mean when your breast is very sore, headaches, and gas, and using the restroom a lot? Could that be part of ovulation?

What does it mean when your breast is very sore, headaches, and gas, and using the restroom a lot? Could that be part of ovulation?

Possibly: The symptoms which you describe are quite consistent with many diagnoses. Hormone changes are one of many possible things that could be going on. It states you are pregnant in your profile, so ovulation is something that should not be occurring. ...Read more

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2weeks into cycle I thought I was pregnant breasts hurt a lot 2 days later the tenderness is going awaycould it just be ovulation? 2 early for pee test

Wait: A lot of women experience breast pain with menses due to changing hormone levels. This is usually normal and not an indication of a problem, especially if it goes away spontaneously. You can generally detect pregnancy about 2 weeks after a missed period using a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Lower back pain and breast tingling and bleeding after ovulation what it means.

Lower back pain and breast tingling and bleeding after ovulation what it means.

Hormone sensitive: Every woman has different levels of sensitivity to her monthly hormone fluctuations. These symptoms are just your perception of the early literal phase of your cycle. ...Read more

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Hello. If I had tender breast immdiatly after ovulation. Does it mean am not pregnant and its pms signs?

Hello. If I had tender breast immdiatly after ovulation. Does it mean am not pregnant and its pms signs?

No: The rise in progesterone after ovulation can cause breast tenderness as can the elevated progesterone level with pregnancy. Some women experience this every month. This is not a symptom of PMS nor does it rule out PMS. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is clear liquid coming from my breasts a normal sign of ovulation I'm 27 and it's 2 weeks into my cycle?

Is clear liquid coming from my breasts a normal sign of ovulation I'm 27 and it's 2 weeks into my cycle?

No: This is not something that happens with ovulation. If a woman has clear nipple discharge, we check for thyroid disorder and check a prolactin hormone level. If those are normal, the discharge is nothing to worry about. If it bothers you, try decreasing stimulation to the breasts. Avoid checking to see if the discharge is still there, breast sex play and avoid shower water hitting the breasts. ...Read more

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Ovulated but breasts are not sore?

Breasts not sore: You may not have sore breasts in every menstrual cycle. You are of the age that you may not ovulate in every cycle, explaining the lack of sore breasts. ...Read more

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Is breast heaviness sign of ovulation?

Is breast heaviness sign of ovulation?

It can be: Breast heaviness can occur due increased fluid retention. Heaviness or soreness can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period ; pregnancy. ...Read more

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This is the second time of ovulation that my breasts are very sore and hot. I never used to get that symptom. Why am I suddenly getting this?

This is the second time of ovulation that my breasts are very sore and hot. I never used to get that symptom. Why am I suddenly getting this?

Ovulation breast: At the time of ovulation there is a surge in luteinizing hormone, commonly known as lh surge. Associated with this is an increase in production of progesterone, one of the two main hormones made by your ovary. Progesterone is thermogenic usually at higher levels than during your cycle but with breast tenderness which is not uncommon the sensation of warmth is possible. ...Read more

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If I lay on my back and press on my breasts, they feel painful and tender w/ sharp pain in places. Is it just ovulation doing this or something else?

If I lay on my back and press on my breasts, they feel painful and tender w/ sharp pain in places. Is it just ovulation doing this or something else?

HT Topic pages: Here is a link to the healthtap topic page on sensitive breasts. Here you will find many answers on this frequently covered subject. An examination is needed to determine if any testing should be done. Common causes: cysts, hormonal changes, weight gain, ill fitting bras, changes in exercise and diet, medications and others. Https://www. Healthtap. Com/#topics/Breast-pain ...Read more