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What is the treatment for breast tenderness after a partial lavh?

What is the treatment for breast tenderness after a partial  lavh?

May not be related: By partial, I am assuming they left your ovaries. Did you have breast tenderness with your periods before. Does the tenderness come and go or is it all of the time.? Both breasts? The skin or deep in the tissue? ...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


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How can I stop breast tenderness if I don't breastfeed?

How can I stop breast tenderness if I don't breastfeed?

Pump and dump: Pumping may relieve some of the pressure. Additionally, use of nsaids like Motrin may help with the discomfort. Of course, there is always the concern that the more you pump, the more you make. Consult with your ob/gyn about long term treatment options. ...Read more

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Since breast tenderness is caused by hormones, won't sex help alleviate it, or not?

Since breast tenderness is caused by hormones, won't sex help alleviate it, or not?

Breast tenderness: Probably not caused by hormones. Sex won't make it better or worse, but will take your mind off of it. Have fun, and check w/ your doctor. ...Read more

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I used to have breast tenderness before my period but I don't have it any more is it ok?

I used to have breast tenderness before my period but I don't have it any more is it ok?

Its OK: Your breasts change throughout your life. How they respond to the hormonal changes of your menstrual cycle will also vary. I wouldn't worry about a lack of breast pain. That is a good thing! Best wishes! ...Read more

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What should I do to relieve breast tenderness?

What should I do to relieve breast tenderness?

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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Why could cause breast tenderness on 1 side only?

Why could cause breast tenderness on 1 side only?

Cause only onre side: Depending on the cause, it might only effect one side. ...Read more

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Is breast tenderness very painful? What causes it?

Is breast tenderness very painful? What causes it?

It can be: Tenderness means pain during touching.. Pain is hard to measure..Every person has a certain threshold.What is painful to me may not be to you.Yes, it can be very painful and ther are many causes such as infection, injury during menses, new growth, wearing tight misfit bra.Etc............. ...Read more

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What is the cause of breast tenderness and is it normal?

What is the cause of breast tenderness and is it normal?

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. This can be normal for some women. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Breast tenderness?

What is the definition or description of: Breast tenderness?

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

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Does adivert cause breast tenderness?

Does adivert cause breast tenderness?

Check spelling: Checkout the spelling of your medication. The closest medication i can relate would be antivert, (meclizine) which is usually pervert ago. And I am not familiar with that causing breast tenderness. ...Read more

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What are the causes of constant breast tenderness and soreness?

What are the causes of constant breast tenderness and soreness?

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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How to treat breast tenderness after abortion?

How to treat breast tenderness after abortion?

Breast tenderness: You probably had this before the abortion. Now that the abortion is done this breast tenderness should get better on its own. I would not treat this specifically. ...Read more

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What should breast tenderness before period do?

What should breast tenderness before period do?

Very common: Breasts swelling +/- tenderness is very common around the time of menstruation and is rarely to worry about. Swelling and bloating is usually lowest right after your period is done. ...Read more

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What can breast tenderness before period feel like?

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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I wanted to know is breast tenderness common with lupus?

I wanted to know is breast tenderness common with lupus?

No: If you have lupus and breast tenderness you need to be examined for something else. It is not common due to lupus. ...Read more

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Breast tenderness post total hysterectomy is it normal?

Breast tenderness post  total hysterectomy  is it  normal?

Look at hrt: If ovaries are gone and on hormone replacement you may need to lower the estrogen dose; if there is an abrupt cessation of estrogen it can lead to many other sx's but genrally not breast pain; consider perhaps a lower dose of Estradiol if on that. ...Read more

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I'm enduring breast tenderness during pms. What should I do?

I'm enduring breast tenderness during pms. What should I do?

PMS: Pms is now a diagnosable psychiatric condition in dsm 5 usually there is accumulation of fluids generalized all over the body and distending the breast ligaments can cause breast tenderness, massaging your breast or using low dose diuretics may help. ...Read more

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How long does breast tenderness associated with mastitis last?

How long does breast tenderness associated with mastitis last?

Depends on cause!: Infectious mastitis (and the pain associated with it) resolves as the infection is treated with antibiotics. However, some mastitis is hormone-related and occurs each and every month with menstrual cycles, or can occur when oral contraceptives (hormones) are changed. Recurrent mastitis can aslo be seen in breast feeding mothers, which is a combination of the two issues above. Every woman is unique. ...Read more

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How long does breast tenderness associated with breast abscess last?

How long does breast tenderness associated with breast abscess last?

Until treated & gone: A breast abscess may require surgical drainage as well as antibiotics (antibiotics alone don't always work, especially for abscess, and even less for large abscess). Even after drained and effectively treated, there will still be swelling and inflammation from the infection, dependent on the severity and length of time it went untreated. Could be weeks to a few months, worse with menstrual cycles. ...Read more

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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