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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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Lmp 9/26, started spotting 11/9 with increase in flow. Neg hpt but sore breasts, metallic taste, extremely tired and today nauseous. What could it be?

Lmp 9/26, started spotting 11/9 with increase in flow. Neg hpt but sore breasts, metallic taste, extremely tired and today nauseous. What could it be?

It could be: Time to get a comprehensive medical examination with blood and urine testing. Your symptoms are numerous and worrisome. Please see a physician ASAP. ...Read more

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Sore breasts, metallic taste in mouth, nausea, heartburn and frequent peeing. I've tested negative tho period due next week. Pregnant?

Sore breasts, metallic taste in mouth, nausea, heartburn and frequent peeing. I've tested negative tho period due next week. Pregnant?

Possible: Early prenatal care is the single most important aspect to a healthy mom and newborn. Engage your doc early. ...Read more

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Back pain, breast pain, metallic taste. Discharge. Negative hpt. Taken 8 weeks after sex. Bleeding for couple days each month.?

Back pain, breast pain, metallic taste. Discharge. Negative hpt. Taken 8 weeks after sex. Bleeding for couple days each month.?

Not pregnant: If the pregnancy test was negative at 8 weeks after sex, provided you did the test correctly, you are not pregnant. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx ...Read more

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Back pain, breast pain, metallic taste. Discharge. Nausea. 7 negative hpt taken 8 weeks after sex. Bleeding w/cramps for 3-4 days. Can I be Preg!

Back pain, breast pain, metallic taste. Discharge. Nausea. 7 negative hpt taken 8 weeks after sex. Bleeding w/cramps for 3-4 days. Can I be Preg!

Unlikely: If you did the test correctly and it was negative at 8 weeks after sex, you are not pregnant. There may be hormonal imbalance that is causing the symptoms. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. Consult this site for more information on this topic.
http://www. Nichd. Nih. Gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes. Aspx ...Read more

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I have sore tender breasts lower back pain and a metallic taste in my mouth we are trying for baby but have only been trying for 3 weeks any ideas?

I have sore tender breasts lower back pain and a metallic taste in my mouth we are trying for baby but have only been trying for 3 weeks any ideas?

Need more info: Your age & GYN history would help me to give you an answer. The three major complaints you mention can be the harbinger of something not good or the effects of being pregnant, . I would strongly suggest that you make an appointment with your obstetrician very soon. ...Read more

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Is it normal for birth control pills to cause nausea sore breasts weird metal taste in mouth? I am on my second month so is my body still adapting?

Is it normal for birth control pills to cause nausea sore breasts weird metal taste in mouth? I am on my second month so is my body still adapting?

Yes: It usually takes at least 3 months for a body to adapt to a contraceptive pill. If you are still experiencing these symptoms after three months, return to your gynecologist for follow-up. ...Read more

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I ate a couple bites of chicken breast that had a bad metallic taste. Should I be worried?

I ate a couple bites of chicken breast that had a bad metallic taste. Should I be worried?

Bad food...: May get a mild case of food poisoning or just headache and diarrhea or nothing at all. ...Read more

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Had symptoms last week of tingling in breast, lower back pain, 2 times noticed metallic taste, my cycle is 34 days, 6 days early with light bleed?

Had symptoms last week of tingling in breast, lower back pain, 2 times noticed metallic taste, my cycle is 34 days, 6 days early with light bleed?

Missed period?: Those are odd symptoms to be sure but you'll not be able to confirm pregnancy until at least you've missed your period. Once that happens I recommend waiting 1 more week before doing any test just to be sure that you're not just late. Of course, in this case you are having some light bleeding ahead of time as well. Nevertheless, you must wait until you've missed your period. ...Read more

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I have a metallic taste in mouth and pressure under my left breast bone. What could be the cause?

I have a metallic taste in mouth and pressure under my left breast bone. What could be the cause?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Fatigue, cramps, diarrhea, nausea, tender breasts, metallic taste, woke up dizzy. Usually don't have many PMS symptoms. Period due 10/8. Pregnant?

Fatigue, cramps, diarrhea, nausea, tender breasts, metallic taste, woke up dizzy. Usually don't have many PMS symptoms. Period due 10/8. Pregnant?

Unsafe sex?: Just about now (give or take) might be your ovulation time - so unprotected sex a few days ago and since could result in pregnancy. It would be way too early for most of those symptoms to be related. Could be an ovulation problem, but could be a flu or anything. Use protection if you don't want a baby or STD. Test if your period doesn't arrive. Have an exam if you feel ill. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can take for really sore breasts engorging?

Is there anything I can take for really sore breasts engorging?

Motrin/Cabbage: If you have stopped breast feeding and are having engorgement, you can take Motrin for the pain. Also using cabbage leaves inside your bra will help dry up milk supply. Also, wearing a tight fitting bra. ...Read more

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What to do if I have had sore breasts for two weeks now, what could this be?

What to do if I have had sore breasts for two weeks now, what could this be?

PMS is 1 possibility: Causes of breast pain can include cysts, prior surgery, trauma, medications (oral contraceptives, infertility tx, ssri's), large breast size, premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, period ; pregnancy. Your physician may be able to help determine the cause. ...Read more

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Swollen vs tender vs sore breasts? What's the difference?

Tender and sore: Are really the same thing - they're painful if touched. Swollen means that it's increased in size, but this might be non-tender or tender. ...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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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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How can I soothe sore breasts after giving birth?

How can I soothe sore breasts after giving birth?

Cooking oil: While there are lots of remedies, the one that worked the best for me was cooking oil. It is edible and easily absorbed into the skin. I would apply a small dab on the nipples after nursing. Worked really well. ...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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Could my sore breasts be because of bromocriptine that I'm taking?

Could my sore breasts be because of bromocriptine that I'm taking?

Indirectly, yes: I assume you are taking bromocriptine due to hyperprolactinemia, so you were probably not ovulating before but you probably are now. Sore breasts are common in the days preceding a period in a normal ovulatory cycle. Any chance of pregnancy? Pregnancy can also cause sore breasts. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about sore breasts and white, clear discharge?

Have this medically: Evaluated. Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. ...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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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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Sore breasts and white, clear, ordorless discharge. What's this sound like?

Sore breasts and white, clear, ordorless discharge. What's this sound like?

I am not sure.: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. Have this checked medically. ...Read more

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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

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Can certain medicines cause you to have sore breasts and spotting before your bleeding?

Can certain medicines cause you to have sore breasts and spotting before your bleeding?

Yes: Some hormones can cause sore breasts and spotting. Example is birth control pills. Temporary. It will go away. ...Read more

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I'm taking penicillin for strep, since taking them I have really sore breasts, can penicillin make my breasts sore?

Not necessarily: Not necessarily, provided the soreness is not associated with a rash or some other skin eruption on your breast which might be a reaction to penicillin. Penicillin medications, like many other drugs, can cause allergic reactions. If the soreness was related to the penicillin I would assume the soreness would go away once you completed your treatment with penicillin. ...Read more

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Have pain and spasm in upper back in between shoulder blades for 2 weeks also have sore breasts. Are the two related?

Have pain and spasm in upper back in between shoulder blades for 2 weeks also have sore breasts. Are the two related?

Possibly: Tender, large breasts can give you back strain. Be sure to use good posture and wear support bras. Did you check a pregnancy test? Pregnancy is a common reason for sore breasts. ...Read more

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Hi, this month I am 9 days late, I have had sore breasts, sick & cramps. I did a test & got 2 lines, one is barely noticeable, what's it mean?

Hi, this month I am 9 days late, I have had sore breasts, sick & cramps. I did a test & got 2 lines, one is barely noticeable, what's it mean?

Pregnancy test?: If one is talking about a pregnancy test, she must follow the instructions on the box. If the box says 2 lines means POSITIVE, then having one faint and one dark line may mean there is a baby inside the woman. She can just test again in 5-7 days and if pregnant, she will see a definitely positive home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Every month I get sore breasts after OD. My cycle usually is 29-34 days. Now its CD 25 and no sore breasts! Is this normal? Had stress this month

Every month I get sore breasts after OD. My cycle usually is 29-34 days. Now its CD 25 and no sore breasts! Is this normal? Had stress this month

A minor concern: While this is not usual for you it is not abnormal. Breast tenderness after ovulation is a reaction to increased progesterone levels but it is not a consistent symptom. Ovulation may be delayed or your cycle may just be changing a little. You need to wait this out to see when your period comes and then to see what happens going forward. ...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

Metallic Taste In Mouth (Definition)

A metallic taste in the mouth is an abnormal or unusual taste in the mouth, sometimes ...Read more