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What does it mean when your breast are tender?

What does it mean when your breast are tender?

Uncertain: 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 does it mean when your breasts go tender and they hurt when you touch them?

What does it mean when your breasts go tender and they hurt when you touch them?

Mastodynia: Likely it's normal. It is usually intermittent and associated with ovulation. If it persists and is making you uncomfortable, then see a physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your period is 3 days late then when it comes it's irregular and your breast are tender?

What does it mean when your period is 3 days late then when it comes it's irregular and your breast are tender?

Pregnant?: The first thing to rule out is pregnancy, so my recommendations is that you get a pregnancy test as soon as you can. If negative, and if it keeps happening in the next cycle then other tests might be needed. Follow up with your doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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My breasts are tender could this mean npregnancy?

My breasts are tender could this mean npregnancy?

Possibly.: If you have had unprotected intercourse - that is one possibility. If you have missed your period - you can take a pregnancy test now. ...Read more

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I have a cold sore in between breasts what does that mean?

I have a cold sore in between breasts what does that mean?

If it is truly..: Herpetic, direct inoculation of saliva or sexual secretions containing virus occurred. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if you have really sore and tender nipples and breasts?

What exactly does it mean if you have really sore and tender nipples and breasts?

Fibrocystic changes: You could have fibrocystic changes. This is the most common cause of breast pain. It can be aggravated by caffeine, stress, menstrual cycle and hormonal supplements. If you are over 40, then you should have a mammogram and ultrasound. Please get evaluated by a breast specialist. ...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?

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 when your breasts are sore and sensitive?

What does it mean when your breasts are sore and sensitive?

Probably nothing: Such changes can occur during menses, pregnancy, periods of breast growth, sometimes when initiating ocps/hormonal birth control. Monitor for any changes (e.g. Bumps, lumps, etc.) with routine breast self exams. Additionally, if symptoms are persistent, see your health care provider. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your breasts are itchy and sore?

Uncertain: 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 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 sensitive/tender breasts mean besides preggo?

What could sensitive/tender breasts mean besides preggo?

Cycle: Can be more sore/tender in the 2nd half of your cycle. If your period is late, obviously you need to do a pregnancy test.

Good luck. ...Read more

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Backace, headache and tender breasts. What does this mean?

Backace, headache and tender breasts. What does this mean?

Not sure: If you have been sexually active and missed your period - would take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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What does it means when a womans breast is sore for more than two weeks?

What does it means when a womans breast is sore for more than two weeks?

I'm not sure: You need to see a doctor for a thorough breast exam, which should take at least 3 minutes per breast, longer for larger breasts. Many women have breast pain, and we often never find a cause. If your breast is red or hot or you feel a lump, see a doctor immediately as that can be serious. If not, you can wait several weeks for an appointment. ...Read more

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My breast are a little sore the right more than left what does that mean?

My breast are a little sore the right more than left what does that mean?

Hormone cycle: Breast tenderness is common in women especially in your age group. It depends largely on hormonal cycles during phases of the menstrual cycles. I wouldn't worry about occasional breast tenderness unless it becomes constant, you can feel a definite mass or lump, or other signs of infection. ...Read more

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What does it mean when breasts feel heavy and sore when no longer get a period no way possible to be pregant?

Mastalgia: breast pain deserves a 3 position exam and ultrasound to rule out infection or cysts. Hormonal fluctuations can also cause this as can ill-fitting bras. ...Read more

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My breast feel heavy and fuller if that makes sence they are tender and sore to the touch does this mean they are just growing?

My breast feel heavy and fuller if that makes sence they are tender and sore to the touch does this mean they are just growing?

Not necessarily: This is more common with heavy caffeine use, cigarette smoking, pregnancy and when you have PMS. While some breast growth is possible, you don't really hear about growing pains in the breast. If sexually active check a pregnancy test. ...Read more