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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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Are constant sore breasts and pain during intercourse abnormal?

Are constant sore breasts and pain during intercourse abnormal?

Yes: Some women have tender breasts especially during the pre-menstrual phase. Constantly sore breasts are not normal. You should be checked for engorgement, fibroadenosis and inflammation. Similarly pain during vaginal intercourse is not normal and a complete gyne exam is necessary. ...Read more

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31 w/irregular periods. Pain sometimes during deep penetration; spotting sometimes after sex; pain in abdomen before period and nausea;is it cyst?

31 w/irregular periods. Pain sometimes during deep penetration; spotting sometimes after sex; pain in abdomen before period and nausea;is it cyst?

Irregular menses: You should have a pelvic and transvaginal u/s done to find out if you have a cyst. Make sure your pap is up to date. Have it done once a year especially if you are spotting after intercourse. It's time to go see your gyn if you haven't done so already. Good luck. ...Read more

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Abdominal cramping 5 days after ovulation, very sore nipples and 8 days after ovulation painful sex. Pregnancy symptoms?

Abdominal cramping 5 days after ovulation, very sore nipples and 8 days after ovulation painful sex. Pregnancy symptoms?

It's possible : You may request a serum/ blood pregnancy test from your oby to detect pregnancy at an early stage, earlier than what the urine or home pregnancy test/ hpt can do (usually at least 4 days prior to next natural cycle). Blessings! ...Read more

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Do areola changes occur during pregnancy?

Do areola changes occur during pregnancy?

Yes: During pregnancy the areola become darker w thicker tissues ; increases in size. The montgomery glands on the areola become larger. ...Read more

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Does sore breasts occur right before period during pregnancy, or is it consistent throughout the entire pregnancy?

Does sore breasts occur right before period during pregnancy, or is it consistent throughout the entire pregnancy?

Varies: Pregnant women experience breast tenderness in different ways. For some it is intense. For others not so much. You did not mention if you are actually pregnant or not. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Do not try and guess at pregnancy based on an unreliable symptom such as breast tenderness ...Read more

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2 months, nausea, cramping, tender breasts. Period last month. Cramping even when not near period. Tender breasts more sensitive this month. Causes?

2 months, nausea, cramping, tender breasts. Period last month. Cramping even when not near period. Tender breasts more sensitive this month. Causes?

Get checked out: It sounds like you have quite a few symptoms. In cases like this where there are multiple symptoms in different body systems it is usually best to see a doctor to begin the evaluation. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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What causes sore nipples, spotting before period and painful sex?

What causes sore nipples, spotting before period and painful sex?

Various factors: The three symptoms are likely not related. A visit to an ob/gyn might be your best option, to evaluate all three problems. ...Read more

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Does breast fibroadenoma cause nipple discharge during pregnancy?

Does breast fibroadenoma cause nipple discharge during pregnancy?

Generally, not: A breast fibroadenoma is usually solid, well defined, and "rubbery" to palpation and does not involve the mammary ducts, thus no discharge. During pregnancy, the discharge may be the initial preparation of the breasts to manufacture milk. Call your OB md and have it evaluated. ...Read more

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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