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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
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?
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
I am 18 I have very tender breast and they seem to be sore all the time. Are they growing. I am wearing the right size bra I've had it checked. Ideas?
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 ?
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
My breasts r very sore and i get nauseas every time I eat. I took a cheap test but it came back negative, should I take a better test in a week or so?
Yes: Agree with your plan, and if symptoms persist, you should probably follow up with your physician. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
I'm 36 yrs old..2 kids..always had a regular period.This time one of my breasts is sore and feels a little engorged even though my period is over.
Breast changes: Could be normal fluctuations in your hormones. ...Read more
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
Had sex couple times this weekend. I'm on mirena (levonorgestrel). I woke up this morning with really sore/sensitive breasts. Could this be from manual stimulation?
Could: be but watch out for redness or warmth that may indicate infection ...Read more
My nipples and breasts have been very sore for a couple days. I had protected intercourse last week with my boyfriend we used a condom both times?
I woke up today with sore breast, and a whitish discharge that is causing me to change my underwear three times today. What could be causing this?
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
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