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Why are my breasts so sore all the time?

Why are my breasts  so sore all the time?

Tender breasts: Ofter women wear bras that are too small. You may have gained weight and stuck with your old cup size. Hormonal conditions and salt consumption may aggravate these symptoms. Sodium present and non-salty foods accumulates in soft tissue. Don't forget that caffeine in chocolate and energy drinks stimulates mammary glands as well. ...Read more

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Why are my breasts so sore all the time not just when it's my period. The sides of them feel swollen , never had anything like this before. Thanks?

Why are my breasts so sore all the time not just when it's my period. The sides of them feel swollen , never had anything like this before. Thanks?

Not sure: This could be a side effect of a medication. It may be due to hormonal changes. Please see your physician or gynecologist for further assessment. ...Read more

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My breast are sore all the time. Has been for a year. What could cause this?

My breast are sore all the time. Has been for a year.  What could cause this?

See your doctor: It is not uncommon to experience sore breast, but if this has persisted greater than a year, you will need to see your doctor. Soreness can be caused by some medication, certain things in the diet, changes in your weight, health problems, or potentially serious breast concerns, like breast cancer. Your doctor can review your history to help rule out these causes and offer treatment. ...Read more

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L am sore underneath my left breast and under my arm its sore all the time and get pain very sharp ones they make me feel sick and dizzy ?

L am sore underneath my left breast and under my arm its sore all the time and get pain very sharp ones  they make me feel sick and dizzy ?

See your doctor: If you are having pain under the breast and arm that is making you sick and dizzy, you should see your family practice physician. ...Read more

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This is the second time of ovulation that my breasts are very sore and hot. I never used to get that symptom. Why am i suddenly getting this?

This is the second time of ovulation that my breasts are very sore and hot. I never used to get that symptom. Why am i suddenly getting this?

Ovulation breast: At the time of ovulation there is a surge in luteinizing hormone, commonly known as lh surge. Associated with this is an increase in production of progesterone, one of the two main hormones made by your ovary. Progesterone is thermogenic usually at higher levels than during your cycle but with breast tenderness which is not uncommon the sensation of warmth is possible. ...Read more

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My breasts get sore during my time of the month, but i'm no where near due and it's just my nipples are randomly horribly sore, and a bit bloody. Why?

My breasts get sore during my time of the month, but i'm no where near due and it's just my nipples are randomly horribly sore, and a bit bloody. Why?

Many possible causes: Mastodynia, breast pain could result from dilated ducts and low grade inflammation. Low caffiene, avoid smoking, evening primrose oil (herbal therapy) and proper rest can help. An ultrasound and visit with a breast surgeon can evaluate for a pappilloma that can cause bleeding nipples, but you must rule out a more serious cause. ...Read more

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When I squeeze my breast I have a blue or black fluid that comes out and my breast do get sore at times what could it be ?

When I squeeze my breast I have a blue or black fluid that comes out and my breast do get sore at times what could it be ?

Need to see MD: You need to see a physician for all discharge from your breast. The soreness can be hormonal, breast cyst, or related to the discharge. Get further testing now. ...Read more

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Breast pain in one breast. Benign tissue was found a few times but not followed up a few times, last being 2 yrs ago. Sharp pains and soreness.

Breast pain: If you are having breast pain and soreness, then you should see your doctor. Although you had exams in the past which showed benign tissue, there's no guarantee that the same thing is going on now. Call your doctor in the morning and schedule an appointment. ...Read more

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Why do my breasts hurt all the time? Sore, like engorged but i haven't nursed in over a year. They feel like someone punched my boobs! is it a cycle thing?

Cyclic?: It could be cyclic if it occurs prior to your period or with it. Women often retain fluids at those times. This stretches the breast & causes pain. ...Read more

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I have sore tender breasts all the time not just when im menstruating?

I have sore tender breasts all the time not just when im menstruating?

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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I have sore breasts after my period. I this is my first time feel so. Is it normal?

I have sore breasts after my period. I this is my first time feel so. Is it normal?

Breast pain: Unless this happens to you after each cycle then we can not call it normal. Breast pain can be caused by weight gain, dietary changes, poor fitting bras, changes in exercise patterns, hormonal changes, breast cysts, fibrocystic changes and other causes. Schedule a visit for a breast exam if this continues. ...Read more

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Had a very light 6 day period breasts are larger not sore using the toilet more feeling sick all the time tired alit, done test says no?

Had a very light 6 day period breasts are larger not sore using the toilet more feeling sick all the time tired alit, done test says no?

Not sure of reason: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, perimenopause ; implantation bleeding in early pregnancy which rarely occurs. ...Read more

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My breast are sore on the outer part and ive noticed for the first time after intercorse only the seman was a lite pink what could that mean?

My breast are sore on the outer part and ive noticed for the first time after intercorse only the seman was a lite pink what could that mean?

Unrelated: breast soreness can come and go depending on your cycle, so this would not worry me. Having a little bit of pink semen may indicate its mixture with blood which may have resulted from pressure on the cervix. As long as you are up to date on pap smears this should not be worrisome unless it persists. ...Read more

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What can be done for sore breasts right before period time?

What can be done for sore breasts right before period time?

Analgesics/Hormones: You may treat yourself with over the counter Ibuprofen or acetaminophen. You may also talk to your doctor and consider hormonal therapy such as the birth control pill. ...Read more

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Had period last two months on time. Haven't had sex since getting the first one. Breasts are still sore week after period. What could this mean?

Had period last two months on time. Haven't had sex since getting the first one. Breasts are still sore week after period. What could this mean?

Sore breasts: Just to be sure, it would be best to do a pregnancy test. Some pregnant women can have bleeding early in pregnancy. Other things can cause sore breasts (mastalgia), like excess caffeine, lack of support during exercise. You could try taking some tylenol (acetaminophen). Be sure to support your breasts with a good bra. ...Read more

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2 days heavy period 2 days later brown colour normally I am 5 , 4 days later during night time period pains what could this mean, still sore breasts?

2 days heavy period 2 days later brown colour normally I am 5 , 4 days later during night time period pains what could this mean, still sore breasts?

Irregular cycle: Not uncommon to have abnormality of your menses (when it occurs, how long it lasts, how much bleeding etx) Any chance you are pregnant? Best to check home pregnancy test on first morning urine and if neg, repeat in 2 weeks. If no foul discharge, no pelvic pain (other than you normal menstrrual cramping) can try anti inflammatory. If bleeding becomes heavy (SOAKING a pad an hour or more) see doc ...Read more