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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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43-yr old female. Sore breasts and nipples. Period 6 days late. Husband has had a vasectomy. Could this be perimenopause symptom?

43-yr old female. Sore breasts and nipples. Period 6 days late. Husband has had a vasectomy. Could this be perimenopause symptom?

Yes: During the perimenopause your reproductive hormones fluctuate much more than previously. The highs and lows can lead to various symptoms including significant changes in the timing of your periods, breast tendernes, and others. Your gynecologist can help sort this out if you have continuing symptoms. ...Read more

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Mirena (levonorgestrel) in since March 2014 Periods regular until now. 3 days late, white milky discharge and only symptom is very full, sore breasts with neg. Test.

Mirena (levonorgestrel) in since March 2014 Periods regular until now. 3 days late, white milky discharge and only symptom is very full, sore breasts with neg. Test.

Endometrial atrophy: It could be that you've achieved enough atrophy of the uterine lining that your normal cycle has stopped, but I would also suggest having a string check to make sure the IUD is in place and getting a serum pregnancy test along with a TSH as low thyroid could be an issue too. ...Read more

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Is having sore breasts and tenderness a normal symptom while taking birth control pills? I'm on 2nd month taking them.

Is having sore breasts and tenderness a normal symptom while taking birth control pills? I'm on 2nd month taking them.

Yes: Many women will have some breast tenderness for a short period of time after starting the pill. For most of them it gradually goes away. ...Read more

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No ejaculation and Plan B within 2 hours. Have sore breasts and headaches, am I creating my own symptoms?

No ejaculation and Plan B within 2 hours. Have sore breasts and headaches, am I creating my own symptoms?

Probably: There are sperm released even without ejaculation. Plan b should be effective. Biggest problem, is why on earth are you having unprotected sex? It's a good way to get pregnant or an std or both>. ...Read more

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I haven't had period in 6 months, I had unprotected sex multiple time since my last period, but neg test results. I have symptoms & sore breasts?????

I haven't had period in 6 months, I had unprotected sex multiple time since my last period, but neg test results. I have symptoms & sore breasts?????

Do Preg test!: Are you trying to get pregnant? If so, you may be, do home test. If neg, see ur obgyn, no period 4 six months isn't normal. Can try virtual consult, but this is complicated, and may take a few visits, don't expect easy answer. Good luck ...Read more

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TTC for about 4 months now. Period is very regular. Usually get sore breasts & emotional week before. I start in 4 days & no PMS symptoms.?

TTC for about 4 months now. Period is very regular. Usually get sore breasts & emotional week before. I start in 4 days & no PMS symptoms.?

No PMS symptoms: Well hopefully these are good signs for you. I know it is hard to wait, but wait until you see if you miss your period then check a home pregnancy test. These are very accurate. I suggest you wait 4-5 days after you miss and use the first morning urine. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have been having mild odor discharge, sore breasts, nausea feeling in stomach. What could possibly cause these symptoms??

I have been having mild odor discharge, sore breasts, nausea feeling in stomach. What could possibly cause these symptoms??

Are you fertile?: Meaning could you be pregnant? Do you have a uterus that has not been surgically sterilized? Are you late for a cycle/period? Unprotected intercourse? The of course you could be pregnant. Otherwise stress, hormones, medications, hormonal birth control sell can produce similar symptoms. If in doubt us a home pregnancy test. If that isn't helpful see your doctor for a physical and basic testing. ...Read more

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My period is 2 days late and today I had light pink discharge. Symptoms: sore breasts, feel really tired and discomfort. Intercouse 2 weeks ago. Help?

My period is 2 days late and today I had light pink discharge. Symptoms: sore breasts, feel really tired and discomfort. Intercouse 2 weeks ago. Help?

Any chance of preg.?: A doctor can check to see if there is a medical issue, if a woman has mild menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variation of their mucus discharge, their periods, or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with their doctors. A urine pregnancy test is accurate if done correctly, after a missed period. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex 12/28/12 then got my period 1/1/13. I got a 6 day period but now I have cramps sore breasts & other symptoms. Possible preg?

I had unprotected sex 12/28/12 then got my period 1/1/13. I got a 6 day period but now I have cramps sore breasts & other symptoms. Possible preg?

Probably not: If you have regular cycles and were due for your menses when you got it, you cannot be pregnant. Your chance to get pregnant is about 14 days before your period. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive. 2nd period post D&C due tomorrow. Neg preg test. Sharp pinching/uterine cramps x1 week. No sore breasts or PMS symptoms like usual?

Too soon to test: If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative, repeat the test in 3-4 days, unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have strong prgncy symptoms — sore breasts, cramps/twinges, lower backache, bloating/gas, vivid dreams - before a positive test?

Is it possible to have strong prgncy symptoms — sore breasts, cramps/twinges, lower backache, bloating/gas, vivid dreams - before a positive test?

You've proven it is: The real question is whether they necessarily mean you are pregnant. And that it can't. Those signs can all mean a variety of things or nothing at all. A missed period followed a few days later by a positive test is the key. Be patient. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Hi. I have preg symptoms including sore breasts but doc says it's due to stress? 11 days missed period. I've also taken tests blood and HPT and both c

Hi. I have preg symptoms including sore breasts but doc says it's due to stress? 11 days missed period. I've also taken tests blood and HPT and both c

Maintain good habits: The only thing you can do is to make sure you have regular sleep, healthy meals, and exercise. Avoid caffeine. Stress can cause many problems for our bodies. Make sure you have a way to manage your stress. It is also common to miss a period every once in a while. ...Read more

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Hi. I have preg symptoms including sore breasts nipple dischargebut doc says it's due to stress? 11 days missed period. I've also taken tests. Negati.

Hi. I have preg symptoms including sore breasts nipple dischargebut doc says it's due to stress? 11 days missed period. I've also taken tests. Negati.

Hormonal Imbalance: If it continues you will need to see your doctor again as you might need to be checked out for hormonal problems that might be giving you the above symptoms ...Read more

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Trying to conceive. 2nd period due tomorrow post D&C. No PMS symptoms or normal sore breasts. Also have pinching/cramps in uterus for the last week. ?

Trying to conceive. 2nd period due tomorrow post D&C. No PMS symptoms or normal sore breasts. Also have pinching/cramps in uterus for the last week. ?

Seriously. .. relax!: I know this is a stressful time, and trying conceive, waiting every month to see if you get your period is very tense. I honestly don't think the cramps in your uterus/pelvic mean much one way or the other. Try to relax as much as you can. .. you are young, receiving good medical care, just try to relax (it will help) and enjoy your partner. IT WILL HAPPEN! ...Read more

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I have multiple small ovarian cysts and a mucus filled cyst in my cervix. Symptoms: pelvic pain, bruising, sore breasts, fever. What is going on?

I have multiple small ovarian cysts and a mucus filled cyst in my cervix. Symptoms: pelvic pain, bruising, sore breasts, fever. What is going on?

Common findings: The multiple cysts on your ovaries are common for women of your age. The cervix cyst is also abnormal variant. The pain and sore breasts could also be attributed to "normal" variations in your cycle. The fever and bruising should be worked up by your PCP. From a Gyn standpoint, these seem like common findings, but should be talked about with your doctors. ...Read more

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What can I do for sore breasts?

Sore breasts: Have your doctor examine to determine the cause & treat that. ...Read more

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Please suggest remedies for sore breasts?

Please suggest remedies for sore breasts?

Fibrocystic breasts?: You should certainly be checked for a breast mass or other abnormalities. If you have fibrocystic breast disease, which is common and not dangerous, you should try Motrin or alleve (but not both) and evening primrose oil tablets. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat sore breasts?

What is the best way to treat sore breasts?

Breast Massage: Breast massage, 50-100 light circles in both directions, with a little firmer pressure in the flank and armpit. Also, can add ibuprofen. ...Read more

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I've really sore breasts. How can I relieve them?

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

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What could itchy sore breasts mean?

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
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What could be the reasoning behind sore breasts?

What could be the reasoning behind sore breasts?

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

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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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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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Brown and pink spotting and slightly sore breasts. What could it be?

Brown and pink spotting and slightly sore breasts. What could it be?

Not sure: 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. ...Read more

Clitoris (Definition)

The clitoris is a female sexual organ present in mammals, ostriches and a limited ...Read more