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What can I do if my breasts are sore during pregnancy?

What can I do if my breasts are sore during pregnancy?

Vitamin B6: Vitamin B6 may help decrease breast tenderness in early pregnancy. Most of the tenderness later in pregnancy may be related to increased breast size without upgrading to a bigger, better bra. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What can I do if my breasts are extra engorged?

What can I do if my breasts are extra engorged?

Non steroidals: Breasts are often more engorged before a normal menstrual period or during pregnancy. The cause is hormonal stimulation to the tissues. Caffeine can also make breasts more uncomfortable . Oil of evening primrose is a natural product that can help. ...Read more

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What can I do for sore hips during pregnancy? What can I do for a sore pelvis during pregnancy?

What can I do for sore hips during pregnancy? What can I do for a sore pelvis during pregnancy?

Exercises or support: Exercises such as yoga, pilates or physical therapy may help. There are support belts that may also help. The pelvic discomfort is related to relaxation of the tendons and ligaments that connect the bones of the pelvis to allow a baby to pass through. ...Read more

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What should I do when my boobs are sore?

What should I do when my boobs are sore?

Wear a supportive: Bra that fits well. Encourage you to go to a bra specialty shop where you can be properly fitted & will receive assistance selecting a design that will optimally provide support & comfort. ...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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I am 12 weeks pregnant and my nipples are itching so bad I can't take it they are becoming sore. Is there any home remedy I can do?

I am 12 weeks pregnant and my nipples are itching so bad I can't take it they are becoming sore. Is there any home remedy I can do?

Several to try: I would advise an herbal salve to moisturize and soothe. You can try coconut oil, calendula in olive oil or as a cream, or an ointment made esp. for breastfeeding moms called Lansinoh. I also recommend a product called All Good Goop available at many health food stores: http://www.elementalherbs.com/all-good-goop-2oz/ ...Read more

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If not pregnant, what would make my nipples are sore and tender. Any ideas?

If not pregnant, what would make my nipples are sore and tender. Any ideas?

Hormone changes: Changes in your breasts can occur from hormone surges . These surges are typical at ovulation or immediately before your menses. Taking hormones can also cause this to occur. ...Read more

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What can I do if my breasts hurt and I am a virgin, so i can't be pregnant, can i?

What can I do if my breasts hurt and I am a virgin, so i can't be pregnant, can i?

No: If there has never been sperm in your vagina (through vaginal intercourse or penetration with fingers that have semen on them) then you can not become pregnant. Some women have painful breasts just prior to their period. ...Read more

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Why are my boobs sore and having stretch marks if i'm not pregnant?

Why are my boobs sore and having stretch marks if i'm not pregnant?

Other reasons: 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

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What can I do if my breasts are burning after breast reduction! normal?

What can I do if my breasts are burning after breast reduction! normal?

Maybe...: A variety of uncomfortable sensations may occurred after any surgical procedure, but only your plastic surgeon will be able to tell you whether what you are experiencing is “normal” or whether it is a sign/symptom of a complication. Best to follow up with your plastic surgeon for accurate advise and/or reassurance. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Sore breast, and spotting but not pregnant. What possibly conditions do I have?

Sore breast, and spotting but not pregnant.  What possibly conditions do I have?

Hormonal: Not sure what condition you may have, but it's hormonal based on your symptoms. You may have had the absence of ovulation that caused that but again, more information is needed to further determine the cause. ...Read more

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What can I do if i can touch little. Stones on my breast before menstruation?

What can I do if i can touch little. Stones on my breast before menstruation?

Probably premensrual: Breasts can be cystic right before your period. They usually go away with the start of your period. Please make an appointment with your doctor for a breast exam to make sure there is nothing to worry about. ...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