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Doctor insights on: What Does Breast Tenderness In Pregnancy Feel Like

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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 makes breast tenderness or sore beside pregnancy?

What makes breast tenderness or sore beside pregnancy?

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. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of pregnancy? What does tender breasts feel like?

What are the early symptoms of pregnancy?  What does tender breasts feel like?

Signs: tender breast, mood swings, nausea, vomiting, bloating, cravings for food, food aversion, headaches, missed periods are common early signs of pregnancy ...Read more

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What can breast tenderness before period feel like?

Varies: It is different for each person. The pain or discomfort can be described as burning, stabbing, sharp, dull, squeezing and shooting. Many people do not get pain at all. ...Read more

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What does it mean when there is tenderness and soreness in the female breast?

What does it mean when there is tenderness and soreness in the female breast?

Exam to determine: This could be related to your cycle, a lump or cyst or infection. You are young so cancer would be extremely rare, but given that you imply that this is in one breast, not both, i would recommend that you schedule a breast exam. ...Read more

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I have breast tenderness, increased abdominal size, nausea, and mood swings. Took several test not pregant. What else can it be?

I have breast tenderness, increased abdominal size, nausea, and mood swings. Took several test not pregant. What else can it be?

Medical Evaluation: I suggest you seek a medical evaluation. You could actually be pregnant, or you could have some aberrant endocrine situation. So, make an appointment with your doctor, and don't delay. Good luck. ...Read more

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Really sore breasts/breast pain in both breasts but more in the right breast. I don't think my breasts are growing. What does this mean? See a doc?

Really sore breasts/breast pain in both breasts but more in the right breast. I don't think my breasts are growing. What does this mean? See a doc?

Breast pain: Depending on where you are in your menstrual cycle, you may have breast pain, especially if you have breast cysts which are very common. This usually happens before you are expecting your period. Avoid caffeine and chocolate which can worsen your symptoms. If you had unprotected sex and missed a period, you may be pregnant. If so, take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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If I have cyclic or noncyclical breast pain, more so in the right breast, could it cause the burning I feel in my side by breast?

If I have cyclic or noncyclical breast pain, more so in the right breast, could it cause the burning I feel in my side by breast?

Caffeine?: Cyclic breast pain may be due to normal changes in your hormones while non cyclic breast pain may be cause by both hormones and other factors such as caffeine, cysts etc. First do a thorough self breast exam to make sure you have no lesions in your breasts, if you do go see your OBGYN. Reduce caffeine intake, wear a good supportive bra and use motirn as last resort. See your OBGYN if it persisits. ...Read more

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Scared to death breast lump discharge yellow pain and itchiness in right breast with a lumpy feeling in breast what can it be?

Scared to death breast lump discharge yellow pain and itchiness in right breast with a lumpy feeling in breast what can it be?

Lump in the breast: Lump in the breast with discharge you should see a surgeon asap . Lump is worrisome . Check with your dr. ...Read more

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What does it mean when right In between your breasts are sore. Not like a sharp pain. Just very tender ?

Usually benign: This is usually a benign finding. It can be associated with costochondritis, which is inflammation of the cartilage that connects your ribs to your breastbone. Other muscle strains can cause it as well. As long as it's not associated with shortness of breath and is not severe, I would generally recommend trying ibuprofen and seeing your doctor if the pain persists. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a dry vagina with tender sore breast? No cramping. But funny feeling in stomach like i'm hungry off & on.

What does it mean to have a dry vagina with tender sore breast? No cramping. But funny feeling in stomach like i'm hungry off & on.

Hormonal imbalance/d: Vaginal dryness is common in menopause but you are only 32 years old.It can be caused by hormonal imbalance lack of estrogens, pregnancy also has tender sore breasts.Some over the counter meds like allergy meds, antidepressants, after surgical removal of ovaries, brestfeeding, radiation and chemotherapy, antiestrogen meds used for vfibroids and endometriosis, douching, lack of enough forplay, sjogren syndr. ...Read more

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What does it feel like to have fibrocystic breasts?

What does it feel like to have fibrocystic breasts?

Many characteristics: Fibrocystic breast can have different characteristics- you can feel something that feels like a small "bb", a rock, a pea or just an area of irregular thickness and tenderness. However any new breast finding or change in breast warrants eval by your doctor and possibly mammogram and/or ultrasound. It is important to be assessed- so make an appointment. ...Read more

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Severe menstrual cramps with little mucusy bloody brown discharge! what does that mean? I don't feel breast tenderness or nausea to suggest pregnancy .

Severe menstrual cramps with little mucusy  bloody brown discharge! what does that mean? I don't feel breast tenderness or nausea to suggest pregnancy .

The brown discharge: Is usually, older deoxygenated blood being cleaned from the uterus. If this is your period then you are not pregnant. However, since it doesn't sound like it is characteristic for your normal period - taking a pregnancy test can provide you with definitive information. Take care. ...Read more

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What does a tingling sensation feel like in your breast?

What does a tingling sensation feel like in your breast?

Ummm...Well....: You just described it....it feels like TINGLING SENSATION...like pins and needles, fizzing, prickling, sticking, pinching....need more descriptors? And it's all in the breast or chest. I hope I had something to your information because I thought you better and more succinctly describe it as a "tingling sensation in the breast." ...Read more

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If i feel lumps in my breasts does that that is breast cancer?

If i feel lumps in my breasts does that that is breast cancer?

Need for evaluation: Lump in breast is a good reason to see your doctor for an evaluation. It is not feasible to tell what the lumps may be, without a physical examination and may be mammogram. ...Read more

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Nausea stomach pain breast hurt and increase in discharge early pregnancy symptoms or pre period? Not surw when suppose to start also have pcos

Nausea stomach pain breast hurt and increase in discharge early pregnancy symptoms or pre period? Not surw when suppose to start also have pcos

Use pregnancy test: These are symptoms of estrogen surge, which happens in early pregnancy and also at ovulation. If you have irregular periods and have had any sexual contact, then the only way to know if you're pregnant is a pregnancy test. If you have a sexual partner and don't wish to become pregnant, you need to use birth control. ...Read more

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What would cause one sided breast pain? My period is late, neg pregnancy test, and sore left breast. Breast soreness feels similar to PMS type pain.

Need for examination: There are many causes of breast pain, including: abscess, fat necrosis, fibrocystic disease, ductal dilatation, breast cancer etc. It would be prudent to see your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...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


Breast Tenderness (Definition)

Usually intermittent breast tenderness is due to fibrocystic changes (glands) in the breast, There are other causes, like pregnancy, so these should be ...Read more