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Very sore breasts 20 days before period is supposed to start. Is this normal?

Very sore breasts 20 days before period is supposed to start. Is this normal?

Breast pain: Breast pain can be caused by many things. Weight gain, diet changes, increase in caffeine intake, exercise changes, ill fitting bras are a few of the causes. If you feel a mass or any change then prompt evaluation by your doctor for a physical exam is needed. ...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 be done for sore breasts right before period time?

What can be done for sore breasts right before period time?

Analgesics/Hormones: You may treat yourself with over the counter Ibuprofen or acetaminophen. You may also talk to your doctor and consider hormonal therapy such as the birth control pill. ...Read more

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Creamy white discharge a week before period? Sore breasts and dark nipples?

Creamy white discharge a week before period? Sore breasts and dark nipples?

May be normal: If these types of symptoms resolve with menstruation, it is related to normal homonal changes that occur during the menstrual cycle. If the period does not arrive, it would be prudent to be checked for pregnancy. ...Read more

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15 days before period, unprotected sex, emergency pill 3 hrs later. 3 days later sore breasts, extra tired & nauseous. Is this the effect of the pill?

15 days before period, unprotected sex, emergency pill 3 hrs later. 3 days later sore breasts, extra tired & nauseous. Is this the effect of the pill?

Likely side effect: Potential Side effects w emergency contraception: tender breasts; menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal pain / cramping or fatigue. For chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Take pregnancy test & notify Dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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How long before a period do you get sore breasts?

How long before a period do you get sore breasts?

Varies: Breast tenderness and soreness varies for each woman. For many women it occurs 2-4 days prior to the menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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When after havimg sore breasts does a period start?

When after havimg sore breasts does a period start?

Premenstrual: Symptoms can occur 1 to 2 weeks prior to period in some women. ...Read more

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Period was due today, didn't come yet but my sore breasts went away. Why?

Common: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have sore breasts after your period ends?

Is it normal to have sore breasts after your period ends?

Iodine supplement: It is unopposed estrogen stimulation - try iodine supplement daily until symptom stop occurring. ...Read more

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Is it abnormal to have sore breasts before my period?

Is it abnormal to have sore breasts before my period?

No: The increase in Progesterone before the period is often associated with increased breast tenderness. It usually goes away when the period starts. ...Read more

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Is it normal to not have sore breasts and no cramping while on your period?

Sure: Not all women have cramps &/ or breast tenderness. Count yourself lucky if you remain comfortable during your period. ...Read more

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Sore breasts five days after period?

Sore breasts five days after period?

Can be normal: Can occur with flucuations in hormones. Also dietary influences such as caffein can cause sore breasts. Recommend monthly breast exams. Follow up with doctor if continues or if discover any masses ...Read more

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How long before your period starts should you usually have sore breasts?

How long before your period starts should you usually have sore breasts?

Varies: In most cases, 3-5 days, but it varies for every woman. The other cause is fibrocystic changes. You can look up my other posts on this subject for detailed explanation. ...Read more

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A week after period I got sore breasts which lasted/lasting for 2 weeks now, is this normal?

Sore breasts: Breast pain lasting 2 weeks in a 20 year old woman is of some concern and you must see your doctor as soon as possible.
If there is a delay please go to the Emergency Room. ...Read more

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I have slight spotting and sore breasts period isn't due for another two weeks I'm never early more likely to be late?

I have slight spotting and sore breasts period isn't due for another two weeks I'm never early more likely to be late?

you are ovulating!: Though these signs could be due to many things, the most likely cause is ovulation (release of the egg) some women do this every month but most only do so occasionally. If you get your period-or have a positive pregnancy test- in 14 days, it will confirm this likely exxplanation. ...Read more

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What to do about sore breasts during my period?

What to do about sore breasts during my period?

Icing and NSAIDs: Breast tenderness during this time of cycle is quite common. Cool compresses and use of some antiinflammatory meds such as motrin/aleve may help aleviate your pain. If symptoms are severe and above treatments not helpful, consult doc for eval and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my sore breasts if I'm not on my period?

What could be the cause of my sore breasts if I'm not on my period?

Mastalgia: Reasons for painful breasts (bilateral) can include: cyclic pain before the period, stress, medication changes. Fluctuating hormone levels & pregnancy. Pain in one breast could be related to a cyst or a fibroadenoma. Breast cancer would not be a frequent reason for breast pain. Exercise with a bra that is lacking in support is also a possible cause. ...Read more

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I have sore breasts after my period. I this is my first time feel so. Is it normal?

I have sore breasts after my period. I this is my first time feel so. Is it normal?

Breast pain: Unless this happens to you after each cycle then we can not call it normal. Breast pain can be caused by weight gain, dietary changes, poor fitting bras, changes in exercise patterns, hormonal changes, breast cysts, fibrocystic changes and other causes. Schedule a visit for a breast exam if this continues. ...Read more

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My period was 2days early lasted 2 days but beforehand I had really sore breasts at the sides?

My period was 2days early lasted 2 days but beforehand I had really sore breasts at the sides?

Something different: For you this month. This probably indicates you did not ovulate normally or not at all. This can result in a change in hormone production and balance. This can happen spontaneously, but any change in stress, diet, activity, medication, or medical condition can affect the timing and flow. If it recurs, it would be good to have your thyroid and prolactin levels checked. ...Read more

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Late period sore breasts and 2 negative hpts?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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I've had a period for 2 weeks, cramps, and sore breasts. What could be wrong?

Bleeding: Most probably hormonal changes; but, you need to see a gynecologist, rule out other causes such as endometrial carcinoma. ...Read more

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Sore breasts, missed period, negative test?

Sore breasts, missed period, negative test?

Check out this link.: Take care! Http://www.34-menopause-symptoms. Com/breast-pain-tenderness/articles/breast-tenderness-during-missed-period-but-not-pregnant. Htm.

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Got a medical abortion, no period after 26 days but sore breasts?

Got a medical abortion, no period after 26 days but sore breasts?

Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal supplements. In this case it is due to hormonal changes related to the termination of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Sore breasts one day period now white discharge with no sore breasts?

Probable fungal infe: There is no sense guessing without a lot more information. Please contact your primary care provider to see how this applies to you. ...Read more

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How many days before expected period should someone start having cramps and sore breasts?

Breast pain: Cyclical breast pain before period is normal. People differ with timing and duration. If the period becomes irregular, pain becomes worse
i hope this was helpful. ...Read more