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Doctor insights on: What Causes Women Boobs To Swell After Pregnancy

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What causes boobs to get a cup size bigger besides pregnancy?

What causes boobs to get a cup size bigger besides pregnancy?

Weight gain in : General can lead to increase in cup size. There is no way how much your cup size will actually increase if you gain weight, go through puberty or breast feed. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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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 might be some causes of sore boobs besides pregnancy?

What might be some causes of sore boobs besides pregnancy?

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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What could cause deflated boobs at 34 weeks pregnancy?

What could cause deflated boobs at 34 weeks pregnancy?

Uncommon: your body will go through many changes during pregnancy, and it is not uncommon for fluctuations to happen. However, deflated breast are not something that even as an ob/gyn I would be able to evaluate virtually. Consider talking to your OB about this and being examined. ...Read more

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What can cause heaviness of the breast without pregnancy?

What can cause heaviness of the breast without pregnancy?

Breast heaviness: Breast heaviness can occur due to increased fluid retention. Breast heaviness can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period ; pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the causes of soreness of breast and nipples besides pregnancy?

What are the causes of soreness of breast and nipples besides pregnancy?

Breasts sore: Some women experience this just before or at time of menstruation. Friction against clothing can cause pain of nipples. ...Read more

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Can pregnancy cause a shooting pain in breast?

Can pregnancy cause a shooting pain in breast?

It shouldn't: This is too minimal a description to guess what it might be - but pregnancy is not something the jumps to my mind. Have an exam and if you are pregnant, ask your OBGYN for confirmation of what I said. I hope you find relief. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of breast discharge during pregnancy?

What are the common causes of breast discharge during pregnancy?

Breast discharge: In early stages of pregnancy, some women notice clear discharge & in later stages it becomes milky. Also discharge can be seen following vigorous physical activity such as jogging. Other causes might be fibrocystic breast disease, galactorrhea (some causes are hormones or medications), infection, mammary duct ectasia in older women, breast tumor. Your ob/gyn can explain more details. ...Read more

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What causes sore breast can be other than pregnancy or period?

What causes sore breast can be other than pregnancy or period?

Soreness: 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

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more