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I've had sore breasts, mild cramp and I'm 3 days late with my periods? Test is still negative, why is this? When urine home pgtest say 99% acc

I've had sore breasts, mild cramp and I'm 3 days late with my periods? Test is still negative, why is this? When urine home pgtest say 99% acc

Pregnancy: You may be pregnant but tested a little too early for home pregnancy test to develop. Retest after you have missed your period for 8-12 days to see if you are pregnant. Earliest test becomes positive is about 12 days after conception. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Hi Dr, my 1st day of my last period was feb 2 and now I have sore breasts and my pelvis feels funny. I've urine tested twice but results are negative.

Hi Dr, my 1st day of my last period was feb 2 and now I have sore breasts and my pelvis feels funny. I've urine tested twice but results are negative.

Maybe not preg.: Pregnancy is a common cause of a missed period. If not pregnant, other causes of a late or missed period include: excessive weight loss or weight gain, increased exercising, emotional stress, having an illness, traveling, medicines (especially birth control pills), hormonal disorders, etc… If worried, one can retest 1 week after the first test. An Ob-Gyn doctor can help if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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25 days after sex& plan B, still no period. 3hpt all neg. Went to dr. For urine test it was neg but I still have sore breasts, gas, and cramps? Scared

25 days after sex& plan B, still no period. 3hpt all neg. Went to dr. For urine test it was neg but I still have sore breasts, gas, and cramps? Scared

Likely not pregnant: Plan B can disrupt 1-2 menstrual cycles resulting in later than expected periods. It is likely that you are not pregnant given the negative test in the doctor's office. Follow up with doctor in one week if you are still without a period. ...Read more

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I have regular periods with sore breasts beforehand, I'm 1 week late, no soreness, 3 neg preg tests. No extra stress, weight, diet changes. Am 28.?

I have regular periods with sore breasts beforehand, I'm 1 week late, no soreness, 3 neg preg tests. No extra stress, weight, diet changes. Am 28.?

Repeat test: I would repeat the test in 7 days. You can have a false negative test if you are less than 7 days pregnant. If you repeat test in 7 days and it is still negative then I would see your physician. ...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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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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With women over 50 with menopause, what can cause breast pain?

With women over 50 with menopause, what can cause breast pain?

Common problem: Fibrocystic disease/changes is very common after menopause. Breasts feel lumpy and painful which is caused by cyst formation (fluid filled areas) due to hormonal changes. Some women may have these changes without being on their menstrual cycle. Caffeine may cause the cysts to be overactive resulting in pain. This is not related to cancer. ...Read more

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What is a common cause of breast pain in women going through menopause?

What is a common cause of breast pain in women going through menopause?

Fibrocystic changes: Fibrocystic changes can occur at all phases of the life cycle.
If you look at my page, you'll find many answers regarding fibrocystic changes and treatments. ...Read more

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Is breast pain normal during menopause?

Is breast pain normal during menopause?

Yes: In the months/yrs leading up to menopause (the end of menstrual periods) our hormones fluctuate to higher highs and lower lows than they did when we were younger. These surges of estrogen can cause breast fullness and tenderness. Seek medical care if pain persists past a few days each month, or if pain is one sided. Get mammograms as recommended (yearly after age 40). ...Read more

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Why did I start cramping 3 days after sex? It’s been going on for 8 days straight along with sore breasts

Why did I start cramping 3 days after sex? It’s been going on for 8 days straight along with sore breasts

Possible: Premenstrual hormone changes. Progesterone and prostagladins can cause this feelings. Keep track of cycle, if unsure do a home pregnancy test. If problem continues, see your doctor ...Read more

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Is there anything I can use to rub into my sore breasts?

Yes: Many women swear by "bag balm" (small green tin, with cow's udder on it)--sorry, I didn't name it, but its emolient mixture seems to protect and help with healing. Available at most local pharmacies. ...Read more

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Is it common to have sore breasts after you stop taking the pill?

Is it common to have sore breasts after you stop taking the pill?

Sore breasts: The oral contraceptive pills have very little estrogen and progestins, and while taking them, ovarian production of estrogen/progesterone is stopped. At age 34, the amount of estrogen produced by the ovaries is much higher than when one is 20/25/30, so the effects of a "natural cycle" after years of taking "the pill" would be predictable in causing sore breasts by comparison to a "pill cycle". ...Read more

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Can diet pills make you have sore breasts?

Can diet pills make you have sore breasts?

Sore Breasts: Not knowing the type of "pills" you are taking, it is difficult to tell if they are causing your symptoms. ...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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Sore breasts and now just had brown discharge. Should I be worried?

Breast pain: Brown discharge?! you mean vaginal? Irregular menstruation----> see a gynecologist
breast nipple brown discharge? With manipulation or on its own? ----> see a breast surgeon. ...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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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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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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What can cause sore breasts and sharp pains in the stomach?

What can cause sore breasts and sharp pains in the stomach?

Fibrocystic breast: Check a pregnancy test first. The most common cause are the fibrocystic changes that can be very tender, especially before your cycle. Decrease caffeine intake and use Vitamin E and they may get better ...Read more

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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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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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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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Sore breasts along with sharp left breast pain. What do you recommend?

Observation: Likely fibrocystic. If persists after 2-3 cycles, see a doctor. Evaluation may include a mammogram and ultrasound. For now try a supportive bra 24/7 and motrin. ...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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Menopause (Definition)

The absence of menstrual periods for 12 months. During menopause, the ovaries stop producing estrogen and progesterone. After the complete transition into menopause, women can no longer get pregnant. The average age for menopause is 51 years old. Symptoms include dry vaginal tissue, irregular periods, hot flashes, mood ...Read more