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Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Why are my breasts still sore? I'm on bcp and i just got off my period

Why are my breasts still sore? I'm on bcp and i just got off my period

Side effects: Breast tenderness on bcp is common especially after restarting the active pills right after a menstrual period. Breast tenderness is usually a reaction to estrogen, and the type of estrogen in bcp is much stronger than what your body makes in order for the bcp to work properly. Breast tenderness is variable and may respond to a lower dose estrogen bcp. ...Read more

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3 days after period breasts are still sore. Why?

3 days after period breasts are still sore. Why?

Likely related to : Your cycle. Breast soreness that is bilaterall (both breasts hurt equally) is less concerning than unilateral breast pain. Talk to your obgyn but the best thing is to make sure you use approrpirate suppor garments. Tylenol and or Motrin are helpful. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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I got my period 9 days early. Only bled during the day from an hour after I woke up til around 11 pm. My breasts are still sore. Why?

I got my period 9 days early. Only bled during the day from an hour after I woke up til around 11 pm. My breasts are still sore. Why?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit ...Read more

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Light period mixed w/ clear cm; sore/enlarged breasts during and still (now) 11 days after; light bleeding now on cd 15. Help!

Light period mixed w/ clear cm; sore/enlarged breasts during and still (now) 11 days after; light bleeding now on cd 15.  Help!

Period problem: I think the sirst thing is to make sure that you are not pregnant, as light bleeding could certainly occur one month after conception. Please see you ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Got my period hvy for 2 days only then 2 days after hardly anything 4 days later got period pains since then my breast are still sore and swollen?

Got my period hvy for 2 days only then 2 days after hardly anything 4 days later got  period pains since then my breast are still sore and swollen?

Get pregnancy test: If there has been any sexual activity in the past few months, and there are now menstrual irregularities and pain, a pregnancy test is essential. Ectopic pregnancy is always a concern for abnormal bleeding and pain, since it can be deadly. If no sex has occurred in the past few months, then most likely this represents hormonal variation that happens sometimes. See a doctor if you are worried. ...Read more

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Why 4 days after period which was light, red blood an lasted 3days do I have still sore swollen breasts an cramping?

Why 4 days after period which was light, red blood an lasted 3days do I have still sore swollen breasts an cramping?

Pregnancy?: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Obtain a home pregnancy test. They become positive at about the time you're ready to start your next expected period. If i's negative, repeat in a week and call your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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Can you see your period and still be pregnant after a negative test sore belly botton pulse feeling in left belly sharp spasms in right breast. Spotti?

Can you see your period and still be pregnant after a negative test sore belly botton pulse feeling in left belly sharp spasms in right breast. Spotti?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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