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Why do my breasts feel tender a week after my cycle?

Why do my breasts feel tender a week after  my cycle?

Estrogen. But...: Sore breasts after your period relates to your body producing estrogen. But, if you have abnormal breast tenderness before, during or after your cycle then you may be producing too little Progesterone or too much estrogen. Since you are obviously concerned and this is not normal for you, the best advice for you is to schedule an appointment with your gynecologist soon. ...Read more

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Why do my right breast feel so heavy, tender, painful and swollen-like?

Why do my right breast feel so heavy, tender, painful and swollen-like?

Congestion: Congestion of breast tissue brought on by hormonal influences around menstrual period is common,but usually affects both breasts equally. It still is likely to be the explanation in your case, but if symptoms don't resolve, consult your physician. ...Read more

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Why are my breasts so tender all of a sudden?

Why are my breasts so tender all of a sudden?

Common problem: Fibrocystic disease/changes is very common in women. This is most often seen during the menstrual cycle. Breast feel lumpy and painful which is caused by cyst formation (fluid filled areas) due to hormonal changes. Some women may have these changes without being on their menstrual cycle. Caffeine may cuase the cysts to be overactive resulting in pain. This is not related to cancer. http://www. ...Read more

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How long will my breasts be swelled and tender?

How long will my breasts be swelled and tender?

After breastfeeding: If you do choose to breastfeed (which is definitely encouraged for your health, baby's health, and low cost!) you will not always have this engorged feeling! feeding immediately relieves the pressure most of the time, and every 2-4 hrs is recommended. You can take Ibuprofen and massage the breasts while breast feeding or pumping. As your baby gets older, you won't notice the full feeling as much. ...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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How are your breasts supposed to feel like? Mine feel hard and tender.

How are your breasts supposed to feel like? Mine feel hard and tender.

Varies : Everyone's breasts are different. There is no normal. Depends on your size, weight, body type and many other factors. ...Read more

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Sides of my breasts hurts. Tender and painful. Anything i can take for this?

Sides of my breasts hurts. Tender and painful. Anything i can take for this?

A good fitting bra: Sometimes the underwire of ill fitting bras 'ride up' over the outer edges of the breast producing pain. Make sure your bras are correctly sized and the straps are adjusted properly. ...Read more

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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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Why are my breasts so sore?

Many reasons: Slore breasts can be caused by hormonal cyclic changes, physical breast manipulation or injury by "bumping into something" unknowingly. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my breasts sore?

I'm wondering why are my breasts sore?

Breast Pain: Cyclic changes in hormone levels are the most common cause of breast pain (prior to menopause). When this "flies above the radar", we give it fancy names like "mastalgia" and "fibrocystic changes". Some women respond to caffeine avoidance, vitamin e, oil of primrose, or even occasional nsaids. Please discuss your concerns with your gynecologist--they should be able to reassure you not to worry. ...Read more

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My breasts are sore, why is that?

My breasts are sore, why is that?

Many reasons: Could be from your female hormones, could be from fibrocystic changes, or other breast conditions, you should see yoru obgyn for breast exam and a mammogram should be done or breats ultrasound if indicated. ...Read more

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Ovulated but breasts are not sore?

Ovulated but breasts are not sore?

Breasts not sore: You may not have sore breasts in every menstrual cycle. You are of the age that you may not ovulate in every cycle, explaining the lack of sore breasts. ...Read more

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What causes sore breasts?

Sore breasts: Reasons for painful breasts (bilateral) can include: cyclic pain before the period, stress, medication changes. Fluctuating hormone levels & pregnancy. Pain in one breast could be related to a cyst or a fibroadenoma. Breast cancer would not be a frequent reason for breast pain. Exercise with a bra that is lacking in support is also a possible cause. ...Read more

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Why are my breast sore?

Why are my breast sore?

Hormones: Most likely, breast pain in an 18 year old is cyclical and related to your hormone cycle. This usually does not require any specific therapy besides anti-inflammatory medication if desired. Fibrocystic change in the breast can explain most symptoms. Non-cyclical pain can be from muscles, joints or trauma to the breast. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Why are my breasts no longer sore?

Why are my breasts no longer sore?

Probably hormones: It depends on why they were sore in the first place. If they were sore or tender before or at the start of your period this is a response to the hormones in your body at that time. These cycle throughout the month, making your breasts tender or sore at some times but not others. ...Read more

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