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What should breast tenderness before period do?

What should breast tenderness before period do?

Very common: Breasts swelling +/- tenderness is very common around the time of menstruation and is rarely to worry about. Swelling and bloating is usually lowest right after your period is done. ...Read more

Breast Pain (Definition)

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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What can breast tenderness before period feel like?

What can breast tenderness before period feel like?

Varies: It is different for each person. The pain or discomfort can be described as burning, stabbing, sharp, dull, squeezing and shooting. Many people do not get pain at all. ...Read more

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Miscarriage in January 2015 but now I no longer get breast tenderness before period is this a sign of a problem?

Miscarriage in January 2015 but now I no longer get breast tenderness before period is this a sign of a problem?

No: It is not uncommon for woman to have hormonal changes following a pregnancy, even if/when it ends in a miscarriage. If you are still having regular menstrual cycles, then it is likely you are ovulating normally. If you want to get pregnant again, start prenatal vitamins now. If not, see your dr to discuss contraceptive options. Take Care! ...Read more

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Differences of breast tenderness before period vs early pregnancy?

Differences of breast tenderness before period vs early pregnancy?

None: Before you have actually missed your period there is no qualitative difference in breast tenderness, pregnant or not. ...Read more

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Had a miscarriage in 1/2013. Prior to that I would get breast tenderness before my period. Mybreasts don't get tender now before period. Good or bad?

Had a miscarriage in 1/2013. Prior to that I would get breast tenderness before my period. Mybreasts don't get tender now before period. Good or bad?

Neither: The human body is always changing. The main thing is our having a period monthly so you should be able to conceive again hopefully soon. ...Read more

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Is it normal to not feel breast tenderness before your period?

Is it normal to not feel breast tenderness before your period?

Yes: While many women experience tenderness, pain and swelling in their breasts before their menstrual period, many women have none of these symptoms - both situations are normal. ...Read more

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I used to have breast tenderness before my period but I don't have it any more is it ok?

I used to have breast tenderness before my period but I don't have it any more is it ok?

Its OK: Your breasts change throughout your life. How they respond to the hormonal changes of your menstrual cycle will also vary. I wouldn't worry about a lack of breast pain. That is a good thing! Best wishes! ...Read more

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What to do if I have cramping and breast tenderness a week before period is due?

What to do if I have cramping and breast tenderness a week before period is due?

Hormonal changes: This is simply a side effect of hormonal changes with cycles. Birth control pills can reduce if it is bothersome to you. ...Read more

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A little bit of breast tenderness 2 weeks before period. On birth control for longer than 3 months. Normal last period. Normal?

A little bit of breast tenderness 2 weeks before period. On birth control for longer than 3 months. Normal last period. Normal?

Yes: Since you are not ovulating, the timing of the breast tenderness could be anytime. It is not unusual however. Try decreasing your caffeine intake, increasing Vitamin E, wearing sports bra and applying cold compresses if tenderness increases. ...Read more

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I usually breast tenderness before my period. Now I don't experience it. But now I have my perioad. Pregnant? Hpt and blood is negative.

I usually breast tenderness before my period. Now I don't experience it. But now I have my perioad. Pregnant? Hpt and blood is negative.

Not unusual: While breast tenderness is a common symptom during the second half of your cycle leading up to the onset of menses. It is not the rule. The lack of breast tenderness is also not a specific sign of pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test and try not to worry. ...Read more

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I have just recently started having breast tenderness shortly before my period starts. This time, I've had very bad breast tenderness all week. Normal?

Fibrocystic breasts: You may have developed fibrocystic breasts
which become engorged prior to your
menstrual onset but may also become
inflammed which is more painful. The
condition is called cystic adenitis, and
may be eased by taking advil (ibuprofen). ...Read more

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I used to experience breast tenderness just before my period would begin. Ever since I had my second child they don't become tender, is this normal?

I used to experience breast tenderness just before my period would begin. Ever since I had my second child they don't become tender, is this normal?

Normal changes: The breasts are target Organs for sex hormones. Estrogens and progesterone levels fluctuate widely throughout the cycle. Breast tenderness just before the. Reflects such a fluctuation. Pregnancies can a meteor read these fluctuations and those symptoms they cause. So what you experience is normal. ...Read more

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Are cramps and breast tenderness a week before expected period abnormal?

Premenstrual syndrom: Having cramps and breast tenderness before menses can be a normal premenstrual occurrence esp if it occurs monthly and is resolved at the onset or just after the start of flow. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have tender breasts before my period?

Yes: It is very common for women to experience breast tenderness before period starts. Some women can tell their period is about to start by this symptom. It is due to hormone changes during the cycle. ...Read more

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I have always had breast tenderness a week before period but not this time and I am suppose to start today. Can this be a sign of pregnancy?

Doubtful: Pregnancy is noted for causing an increase in breast tenderness so it is not likely that decrease breast tenderness would herald a pregnancy. But a pregnancy test can be done now and would answer the question for sure. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Loud stomach gurgling and breast tenderness a week before period. I also feel quite dizzy. Is this just bad PMS? I'm not pregnant test was negative

Loud stomach gurgling and breast tenderness a week before period. I also feel quite dizzy. Is this just bad PMS? I'm not pregnant test was negative

Dizziness: The most worrisome symptom here is dizziness. This should be evaluated by your doctor. PMS is a chronic condition and would be happening with every menstrual cycle. If this is the first time you have had it then it is not likely to be PMS> ...Read more

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Tender breasts one week before period?

Tender breasts one week before period?

That can occur w PMS: Pms symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain ; swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands ; feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs ; exacerbation of chronic conditions. ...Read more

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Period came on time, but experienced nausea, fatigue & cramping, dizziness & breast tenderness before & during period. Period blood is a dark brown.

Period came on time, but experienced nausea, fatigue & cramping, dizziness & breast tenderness before & during period. Period blood is a dark brown.

Ans: Not abnormal symptoms. Check a urine pregnancy first. If negative try Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen a few days and heat over pelvis for the discomfort. Brown blood is old blood. The uterus must shed itself fully the brown blood is old blood from last cycle b ...Read more

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Hi. What's the difference between a period and pregnancy bleeding? Possible sex in oct, tender breasts before period, spot before, bleeding lasts 4-5 days?

Hi. What's the difference between a period and pregnancy bleeding? Possible sex in oct, tender breasts before period, spot before, bleeding lasts 4-5 days?

Preg vs. Not preg: Period, or menstrual bleeding, occurs because a woman did not become pregnant and her body is essentially resetting itself to try and become pregnant the following month. Bleeding that occurs in early pregnancy is often due to the implantation of the embryo into the uterine lining and usually resolves in the first 2-3 months of pregnancy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What's the difference between a period and implantation bleeding? Possible sex in oct, tender breasts before period, spot before & after, lasts 5 days?

What's the difference between a period and implantation bleeding? Possible sex in oct, tender breasts before period, spot before & after, lasts 5 days?

Spotting: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have tender breasts before their period and even though tenderness was caused by pms, pregnancy still occurred?

Is it possible to have tender breasts before their period and even though tenderness was caused by pms, pregnancy still occurred?

Possibly: Home pregnancy tests won't turn positive until about the time you'd start your next expected period. If it's not positive then, repeat it in 1 week. ...Read more

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Tender breast 10 days before period, is this normal?

Tender breast 10 days before period, is this normal?

Breast tenderness w: Pms can begin 1 to 2 weeks prior to your period. ...Read more

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Does your breast become tender and itchy before period?

For many women - yes: Hormonal changes that occur before your period cause fluid retention in breasts. The stretching of tissue can cause pain and itching. ...Read more

Breast Tenderness (Definition)

Usually intermittent breast tenderness is due to fibrocystic changes (glands) in the breast, There are other causes, like pregnancy, so these should be ...Read more


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Breast Tenderness (Definition)

Usually intermittent breast tenderness is due to fibrocystic changes (glands) in the breast, There are other causes, like pregnancy, so these should be ...Read more