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Doctor insights on: Painful Breasts During Pregnancy

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Dr. James Lin
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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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Is it normal during pregnancy to experence breast pain that runs to my nipples? 15weeks pregnant

Is it normal during pregnancy to experence breast pain that runs to my nipples? 15weeks pregnant

very common: Many women will experience breast pains during pregnancy due to the hormones involved. Most will see a decrease around 15 weeks. Let your doctor know so they can make sure this is just normal pregnancy pain. ...Read more

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Early pregnancy sharp breast pain?

Early pregnancy sharp breast pain?

Not normal: Could be many different things , call your OB now u need an evaluation and will prob need breast studies if the pain is coming from your breast and not somewhere else like below your breast. ...Read more

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Is breast pain a sign of early pregnancy?

Is breast pain a sign of early pregnancy?

Perhaps: By the time you experience breast tenderness, your urine pregnancy test should be (strongly) positive. ...Read more

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Stinging breast pain sign of pregnancy?

Stinging breast pain sign of pregnancy?

Unlikely: This is not a typical sign of pregnancy, though vague fullness and discomfort of both breasts is more typical. If you think that you might be pregnant, make sure that you take a test. ...Read more

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Help please! is breast pain, feels like menstural pain, tiredness are symptoms of pregnancy?

Help please! is breast pain, feels like menstural pain, tiredness are symptoms of pregnancy?

They can be: These can be early pregnancy symptoms. If you have missed your period - you can take a pregnancy test now. ...Read more

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Pregnancy test came out positive. I have one sided breast pain. Is this normal in pregnancy?

Pregnancy test came out positive. I have one sided breast pain. Is this normal in pregnancy?

Yes: Breasts respond to the hormones of pregnancy with swelling and sometimes extreme 'sensitivity'. Perhaps one breast is more 'aware' than the other of your impending pregnant status. ...Read more

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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