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I'm on Nexplanon (2yrs) and I've had extremely sore and swollen breasts for the past three weeks. NEVER happened before. What is going on?

I'm on Nexplanon (2yrs) and I've had extremely sore and swollen breasts for the past three weeks. NEVER happened before. What is going on?

Hormonal changes: resulting from the Nexplanon and/or any other type of hormonal birth control can cause swelling and/or soreness of your breasts. NSAIDs (eg. ibuprofen (Advil) or naproxen (Aleve) should provide some relief, but taking these medications frequently on a regular basis may not be a good idea. Depending on how long you have had the Nexplanon, this is a side effect that may resolve in a few months. ...Read more

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Breast been sore for three weeks and the aeorolas got bigger. My breast feel hard and swollen?

Hormonal: Hormones are very likely the cause. At 17 hormones can do crazy things. Give it a few weeks to resolve. If it persist see your Doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to gain weight three weeks after IUD fell out sore breast too?

Is it normal to gain weight three weeks after IUD fell out sore breast too?

No: Having the iud be out for 3 weeks is very unlikely to cause weight gain and sore breasts. Other causes could be such things as your own hormones or too much caffeine. ...Read more

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I took three doses of birth control in less than 24 hours about a week ago. I have had sore breasts and headaches ever since. Is it my hormone level?

I took three doses of birth control in less than 24 hours about a week ago. I have had sore breasts and headaches ever since. Is it my hormone level?

It might be: The oral contraceptive pill uses hormones to go back to the pituitary causes it to prevent ovulation. This gland is located just under the brain just above where the optic nerves cross, so headaches and sore breasts are possible form the temporary elevated hormone dosage. ...Read more

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My last period started may 20 and lasted five days, had sex a week later and now I'm three weeks late with cramps and sore breast but neg test. Help?

My last period started may 20 and lasted five days, had sex a week later and now I'm three weeks late with cramps and sore breast but neg test. Help?

Be patient: The Pregnancy tests are pretty sensitive, so you need to be patient. You can wait until your next period as next to being pregnant, one of the next common causes is a simple missed ovulatory cycle (Anovulatory cycle). If your next period comes on normally, you are fine. Keep checking preg tests to re-assure yourself, but be patient. Check with GYN if it period does not return. Best wishes ...Read more

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Need to know I am a 41 year old female i started my period three weeks ago went thru the normal 5 days then i started spotting. Yesterday i restarted what is like my period I have sore tingaly breast specially the right one, weight gain, headachs, emotion

If : If a patient has spotting and the symptoms described, and there is any possibility of pregnancy, then a pregnancy test should be checked. Sometimes other hormonal fluctuations (from physical stress on the body, weight (too high or too low)) can cause abnormal spotting. Perimenopausal patients get spotting at times though 41 would be considered very young for that. If spotting continued of the patient had other symptoms, then the patient should see their provider for an evaluation, and also to be sure that their pap is up to date. ...Read more