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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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My breasts hurt after my period has just ended. It hurts even when I walk. Is that normal?

My breasts hurt after my period has just ended. It hurts even when I walk. Is that normal?

Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new mass, lump, bump or skin change in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor who can help determine if any work up or testing is needed. Breast pain is common around the time of the menstrual cycle due to hormonal changes. ...Read more

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Breasts hurt and itch signs of period?

Breasts hurt and itch signs of period?

Fluid retention in: The breasts can occur prior to a period or during a period. This can lead to itching or soreness of breasts. Take care. ...Read more

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How long do your breasts hurt before your period?

How long do your breasts hurt before your period?

Varies: This can last anywhere from 2-7 days. Everyone is different and some do not experience pain at all. ...Read more

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Why do your breasts hurt before your period? It's just fat right.

Why do your breasts hurt before your period? It's just fat right.

No: It's not just fat. Normal breast tissue responds to the normal fluctuations in hormonme levels in your body, especially estrogen. When estrogen is produced by your ovaries as part of the menstrual cycle, your breasts may become sore and tender. There are some bc pills that can reduce the swelling in your breasts by reducing the amount of water retention during your regular cycle. Pls ck with yr md. ...Read more

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How is it that my breasts hurt not on period?

How is it that my breasts hurt not on period?

Mastalgia: Breast pain has a number of etiologies, almost all are hormonal. Early menopause, alteration in hormones due to weight loss or gain, side effects of other medicines or substances taken (some vitamins/marijuana etc). See your doctor. ...Read more

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Why breasts hurt and swell 2 weeks after my period?

Why breasts hurt and swell 2 weeks after my period?

If you have about a: 28 day menstrual cycle, it is possible that this could be premenstrual. Premenstrual symptoms can begin one to two weeks prior to menses in some females. ...Read more

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My breasts hurt for about 10 days before my period. Is this normal?

My breasts hurt for about 10 days before my period. Is this normal?

Yes: It's not uncommon to have breast tenderness and slight swelling 7-10 days before your period. This occurs as your hormone levels fluctuate. Decreasing caffeine intake and medicines like Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen) can help ...Read more

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Is it normal to have slightly white discharge before your period? I don't have a lot. I do notice that my breasts hurt slightly but not too much.

Discharge: It is very normal for the discharge to increase all the way up to the period. The mucus is associated with the hormones and make the cervix and vagina more hospitable for sperm. Mid cycle the mucus is very sticky and stretchy, a good sign of ovulation. The breasts also respond to the hormones and therefore hurt around the period. ...Read more

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8 weeks ago I took MAP, got my next period 12days early and 2nd 4days late. The 2nd one was short and my breasts hurt. Got a neg HPT this am-not preg?

8 weeks ago I took MAP, got my next period 12days early and 2nd 4days late. The 2nd one was short and my breasts hurt. Got a neg HPT this am-not preg?

Not likely: To be sure you should redo the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions in the kit carefully. ...Read more

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I am having bad cramps and my breasts hurt really bad and I shouldn't get my period until the next two weeks. What could it be?

I am having bad cramps and my breasts hurt really bad and I shouldn't get my period until the next two weeks. What could it be?

Many things: If you're still having periods and are sexually active, you need to take a pregnancy test to rule that out first. A normal pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy, etc can present this way. Once that is ruled out, the list is fairly long and will depend on your age, medical history, etc. Definitely something to see your doc about right away. ...Read more

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I am having bad cramps and my breasts hurt really bad and I shouldn't get my period until the next two weeks. What could it be?

I am having bad cramps and my breasts hurt really bad and I shouldn't get my period until the next two weeks. What could it be?

Cramps: You may be having what is called mittelschmerz - pain and cramping that occurs in the middle of the menstrual cycle - usually related to ovulation. It is generally a benign event except for the discomfort. Generally an over the counter pain medication like ibruprofen will help. ...Read more

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How far in advance can your breasts hurt before your period? My breasts have been hurting for two weeks now and I am expected to get my period today and even yesterday and I still have not gotten it. I am also under stress. But I am hoping I am not pregna

How far in advance can your breasts hurt before your period? My breasts have been hurting for two weeks now and I am expected to get my period today and even yesterday and I still have not gotten it. I am also under stress. But I am hoping I am not pregna

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. In addition, you may want to get fitted by a bra specialist to make sure you have the right size, which will make you more comfortable. Vitamin e works for breast pain in some. ...Read more

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Usually breasts hurt week before period. Lmp was aug 25. Had sex last sept8. Can I be pregnant?

Usually breasts hurt week before period. Lmp was aug 25. Had sex last sept8. Can I be pregnant?

YOU COULD: Although the highest chance is 10 days after the last day of your previous period.
Please test a first morning urine if in doubt. ...Read more

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I took a pregnancy test, negative, 2 weeks late my breasts hurt a lot and nauceous what could this be? I'm 23 and period is always on time 45 day cycle

I took a pregnancy test, negative, 2 weeks late my breasts hurt a lot and nauceous what could this be? I'm 23 and period is always on time 45 day cycle

Check it again: I'd wait a week and check it again. Your symptoms are consistent with pregnancy.

If not pregnant, you may not have ovulated this cycle, which can lead one to miss their period and have a variety of other symptoms. ...Read more

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Average 30 days cycle. Last period was on 12-03-2013.Have'nt got period yet. Could I be pregnant? When shuld I do a pregnancy test? My breasts hurt badly.

Average 30 days cycle. Last period was on 12-03-2013.Have'nt got period yet. Could I be pregnant? When shuld I do a pregnancy test? My breasts hurt badly.

You ovulate 14 days: Before each menstration begins. There in lies the problem. You are on the right track to be aware of your pregnancy risk, and to be in control of your knowledge. Since we can not predict the day of menstration, nor can we predict the day of ovulation. You can guess better, with the above info. There are many forms of birth control, and fertility planning talk it over with your dr. ...Read more

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I am2 months late with my period and my breasts hurt very badly and bad stoach pain and very bad back pain help?

I am2 months late with my period and my breasts hurt very badly and bad stoach pain and very bad back pain help?

C gynecologist ASAP: You may be pregnant but without being able to gauge how much pain you are in, one would be concerned about the possibility of an ectopic pregnancy, meaning that the pregnancy is not in the uterus or womb. These ectopic pregnancies can be very dangerous and should be evaluated by a gynecologist asap. However, if the pain worsens, go to the emergency room immediately. ...Read more

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I'm 60 three days late and I haven't had a period yet, I been moody crampy and my breasts hurt and my stomachs always hurts what could it be?

I'm 60 three days late and I haven't had a period yet, I been moody crampy and my breasts hurt and my stomachs always hurts what could it be?

Pregnant?: If you have had unprotected sexual activity - you might be pregnant. If this is the case take a pregnancy test. Take care. ...Read more

Breast Pain (Definition)

Breast pain is common. It is typically experienced during the menstrual period. Pain can range from mild tenderness, burning, dull ache, sharp or stabbing. It can be experienced in 1 or both breasts. Fibrocystic changes is the most common cause of breast pain. Hormonal medications (birth control, hormones) can cause pain as well. Infection ...Read more


Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more