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My breasts are really hurting, just touching them hurts. What could this be? Pregnancy? Weight gain?

My breasts are really hurting, just touching them hurts. What could this be? Pregnancy? Weight gain?

Painful breasts: This may be due to your hormonal cycle. Other possibilities are ill fitting bra, obesity, early pregnancy ...Read more

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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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What can cause heaviness of the breast without pregnancy?

What can cause heaviness of the breast without pregnancy?

Breast heaviness: Breast heaviness can occur due to increased fluid retention. Breast heaviness can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period ; pregnancy. ...Read more

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My breasts are heavy and painful and period is 3 days late could this be pregnancy?

Maybe: Mastalgia or breast tenderness is one of many symptoms a woman may feel when she conceives and/or is pregnant. However, not all breast tenderness means you are pregnant. Pregnancy would need to be confirmed with a positive pregnancy test and later by a sonogram demonstrating a normal pregnancy within the womb. Contact your gyn to follow-up your symptoms & confirm if you are pregnant. ...Read more

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Got saggy breasts due to weight fluctuations. I m 22 unmarried girl. Will saggy breasts correct after pregnancy?

Got saggy breasts due to weight fluctuations. I m 22 unmarried girl. Will saggy breasts correct after pregnancy?

Not likely: While your breasts will enlarge and be firmer during pregnancy and breast feeding, they will not remain permanently firmer. Uplifting can be accomplished with plastic surgery but a supportive bra may suffice. ...Read more

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My breast are really heavy and hard and also sensitive to touch what can this be? I am 27 years old and married. We have been trying to get pregnant for some time now after having a misscarage back on april 2011, I took a pregnancy test a week ago but tur

My breast are really heavy and hard and also sensitive to touch what can this be? I am 27 years old and married. We have been trying to get pregnant for some time now after having a misscarage back on april 2011, I took a pregnancy test a week ago but tur

Breast: Breast sensitivity can be caused by fluctuations in hormone levels, including by pregnancy. If your period becomes 1-2 days late, please check a pregnancy test, and if negative repeat in two days if you still don't get your period. Obviously if you felt any mass, have redness, or continued pain in your breasts then be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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My left breast is heavier and hurts and is bigger than my right. Why is that could it be a sign of pregnancy?

My left breast is heavier and hurts and is bigger than my right. Why is that could it be a sign of pregnancy?

It's possible: It's possible you could be pregnant. Take a home pregnancy test to confirm. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and easy to perform. If you don't have access to one, see your doctor and get it done in the office. ...Read more

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My breasts hurt all the time, hysterectomy in 2010, but get the heavy pain and even some leaking common in pregnancy, no lumps felt though.?

My breasts hurt all the time, hysterectomy in 2010, but get the heavy pain and even some leaking common in pregnancy, no lumps felt though.?

Probably hormones: You didn't mention if your ovaries were removed with the hysterectomy or if you were placed on hormone replacement therapy. These along with age related changes can affect hormone balance in your body. A hormone called prolactin can cause milk discharge, and changes in estrogen can create breast tenderness. Get a breast examination and hormone panel blood test at your doctor to evaluate properly. ...Read more

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What are some good foods to eat while breast feeding and to also help you loose weight from pregnancy?

What are some good foods to eat while breast feeding and to also help you loose weight from pregnancy?

Balanced diet: Try to have a protein and some dairy at each meal, along with vegetables and fruit. Avoid large portions of starch and avoid sugar and processed food. More calories are used up than when not breastfeeding, so if you can eat regularly and sensibly and avoid snacking on junk and sugary foods, you will have a very good chance of losing weight. ...Read more

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Hi doc av had 2 abnornomal light flow nd I hav been havin serious pregnancy symtomps my breast very heavy nd vericus vain. Av don several pt but neg?

Hi doc av had 2 abnornomal light flow nd I hav been havin serious pregnancy symtomps my breast very heavy nd vericus vain. Av don several pt but neg?

Which other symptoms: There are several things that can cause your breasts to feel full including some meds and food additives or breast stimulation. With enough stimulation it is even possible for adoptive moms to breast feed! I'd see a doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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My period is a week early and was heavy to begin with, however what concerns me is that is has lasted longer than my other periods and my breasts hurt, is this an early stage of pregnancy?

My period is a week early and was heavy to begin with, however what concerns me is that is has lasted longer than my other periods and my breasts hurt, is this an early stage of pregnancy?

Probably not, but...: 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. Urine tests are very accurate. ...Read more