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Dr. Colton Bradshaw
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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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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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Dr. Liza Kunz
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Is it normal for your breasts to feel tender and to hav them abnormally big?Like really big?

Is it normal for your breasts to feel tender and to hav them abnormally big?Like really big?

Hormonal?: Sounds like either premenstrual or early pregnancy symptoms. Why not take a pregnancy test if that is a risk. If the symptoms don't go away and you are not pregnant call your doctor. ...Read more

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Had a hyst 9/11/13. Ovaries remain. My breasts are tender and i feel really emotional..What could this be?

Had a hyst 9/11/13. Ovaries remain. My breasts are tender and i feel really emotional..What could this be?

hormonal imbalance: I would suggest you have your hormone levels checked. Make sure you ask for an extensive panel. I have had great results with patients with bioidentical hormone replacement therapy via pellet insertion. Please visit us at www.Doctorscotts.Com for more info. Being emotional can be one of the manifestations of hormonal imbalance! ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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If I lay on my back and press on my breasts, they feel painful and tender w/ sharp pain in places. Is it just ovulation doing this or something else?

If I lay on my back and press on my breasts, they feel painful and tender w/ sharp pain in places. Is it just ovulation doing this or something else?

HT Topic pages: Here is a link to the healthtap topic page on sensitive breasts. Here you will find many answers on this frequently covered subject. An examination is needed to determine if any testing should be done. Common causes: cysts, hormonal changes, weight gain, ill fitting bras, changes in exercise and diet, medications and others. https://www.healthtap.com/#topics/Breast-pain ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Swor
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What problem i have?I feel hard thing in my breast and is tender but I am breastfeedl

What problem i have?I feel hard thing in my breast and is tender but I am breastfeedl

Blocked milk gland: Sounds like a blocked milk gland or mastitis. Get checked if it continues, or you get sick or a fever. A hard lump can less commonly be a tumor. ...Read more

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