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Sore Breasts Mid Cycle
Sore breasts mid cycle, but on mono birth control pill. I am in the middle of second pack of pills. Does this mean im ovulating? Is it normal?
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
Occasionally my breasts become sore about mid-cycle and stay that way until I get my period. Is this normal?
Yes: The breasts can carry more fluid during the premenstrual time which leads to soreness. ...Read more
Around mid cycle is sore breasts and cramping a sign of impending ovulation, present ovulation or after ovulation. Thank you :)?
I have had radiating right breast pain for 3 days. It starts mid sternum into breast and "through" to back. It doesn't feel cardiac pain. Help?
I'm 38 year old female. High bmi. I have severe breast pain mid cycle. Lower back pain, headaches. Meds. Glucophage (metformin).
Hormonal: With the limited information you provided it sounds like you have premenstrual syndrome. Certain foods and lifestyle can make the symptoms worse but there are things that might help. Avoid caffeine and chocolate to help breast pain. Low carb diet and eating small, frequent meals with adequate protein and fat to control blood sugar will help headaches. Weight loss is important. ...Read more
Period 2 day late, pink discharge today (once) when wiping. Missed 1 pill mid cycle :/, tired, sore breasts, headache, 2 bfn tests. Possibly pregnant?
Low & mid back pain, frequent urination, bloating & Upper abdominalpain, feeling full without eating much, breast pain, hpt negative. What can it be?
Many possibilities: The differential is very broad so you would be best cared for by seeing your doctor for examination and evaluation ...Read more
I'm trying to get pregnant. I have extremely sore nipples. I typically get sore breasts right before my period but I'm mid cycle. Could I be pregnant?
Low back pain, mid back pain, frequent urination, bloating and pain in Upper abdomen, feeling full without eating much, breast pain. What can this be?
Check for pregnancy: If you are still getting your periods, this may be premenstrual symptoms, but given your age and symptoms you describe you should get a pregnancy test. If you're not pregnant, consider checking for a urine infection. Back pain may be due to musculoskeletal strains too from lifting heavy items, trauma, sleep disturbances, etc.. ...Read more
What does it means when my breast are tender and sore and my period do not come on til mid June 19th?
Hi. My LMP was mid September not sure if it was on the 11th or the 18th but ive been having dizziness, sore breast and nausea. Preg test negative..
Get another: Pregnancy test now in a week. If negative, wait a week, then check another pregnancy test. Don't convince yourself that you are not pregnant until you have had 3 negatives in 3 weeks and your period has returned. Otherwise it would be very strange that you have all these coincidental symptoms of pregnancy without being. ...Read more
Tender breasts: Absolutely!Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm on birth control. I'm mid cycle-- breasts have been heavy and nipples tender. I have had this issue once before. Potential pregnancy?
I've noticed that from mid chest area blue veins and progresses to my nipples. Also I have tender breast & my nipples now hurt, should I be concerned.
Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. These are almost always normal findings and normal variations of chest veins. They tend to be more pronounced in fair skinned females and they may be related to hereditary factors or even pregnancies. No treatment is necessary unless for cosmetics. ...Read more
I'm in my mid 50s, postmenopausal for several years. Now having vaginal "egg white" discharge, cramps, and tender breasts for a week. Normal?
Not exactly: These symptoms are common with estrogen stimulation of the uterus, vagina & breast. Are you taking hormones? Are you using any "natural" supplements to ease menopause symptoms? Other medications and foods can cause an estrogen like reaction in the body. Don't panic, but have it checked by your gyne. ...Read more
5 day long mid-cycle spotting during expected ovulation, 15 day late from expected period, fatigue, breast tender, nausea. Neg preg test. Pregnant?
Perhaps: Keep monitoring yourself, you may be checking too soon for the test to confirm. ...Read more
Dizzy for almost 3 days like being on a plane, tender breasts that have gotten bigger, mild nausea mid morning to afternoon. I take the pill, should have had my period this week but choose to skip it as I was on holiday. Flew back Tuesday. Am I still adj
I've been on the Depo-Provera shot for 7 months. I have tender breast stomach pain in mid sec. Tired hungry am I pregnant?
Depends on cause.: Breast soreness can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. Breast pain can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period, pregnancy, hormone imbalance or use of oral contraceptives. Consider midol, Acetaminophen or nsadi depending on possible cause. ...Read more
Hormone or reaction:
It could be a simple allergic reaction to the bro, T shirt or whatever touching your breast
use Hydrocortisone cream from over the counter and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if it will go away
other wise you need to see a doctor to make the proper diagnosis and give you the proper treatment
Estrogen dominance: To be on the safe side, it would probably be best to have a careful breast exam from your doctor, who will then be able to assess the need for additional tests (including different hormones). With that said, sore breasts are associated with pms and, more generally, estrogen dominance. The doctor, after appropriate blood tests, can treat the estrogen dominance with natural progesterone. ...Read more
Yes: But see your doctor, to rule out other causes. ...Read more
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