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Why Do My Breasts Hurt After My Period
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
Hormones: Your period is essentially the shedding of the uterine lining that was built up by hormones to receive a fertilized egg, (ie baby). The tenderness you are feeling is the hormones that build up the uterine lining having the same effect on building up you breast glands to be able to provide milk for that baby. If no egg is fertilized, the process stops. If you are pregnant they keep growing. ...Read more
Pressure: You have a lot of hormones and the pressure is probably toouch. Try sleeing on your side. ...Read more
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
Pain transmission: The most common issue of pms is fatigue which can lower the stress threhold making discomfort more prominant. The pain distribution would be helpful. Most of the deep nerves run along the back of the legs but some come thru the front. U could have an enlarged urterus affecting the nerves but that is difficult to say without exam. Try 2 aleve (naproxen) 2xper dat 5 days period to the period if ok 4 u. ...Read more
17 days late negative tests.But why does my back hurt and my boobs and I get cramps am I just getting my period ?
Cannot say: in your particular case. Pregnancy tests measure pregnancy hormones that are quite low the first week post conception. The test is not so reliable until the 3-4th week post conception (2 weeks late). Rechecking at that time gives better results. Or... any other hormonal change http://www.nerdpocalypse.net/diseases/female.html https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/epiphany-of-the-week/id972173760 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Prostaglandins: Something that happens during your period is the release of prostaglandins that cause your uterus to cramp and expel the old lining of your uterus. Those prostaglandins can sometimes still remain after all the blood's gone and cause cramping. Old blood can also be irritating and cause cramping as well. This is normal as long as it doesn't go for much longer after the period. ...Read more
Just had my period but still my breast hurt and are tender. Whats wrong ? I don't get my period every month .
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems we 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. Pregnancy after a tubal can happen but this is rare. You can do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule visit. ...Read more
My breasts r getting bigger and it hurts, my period should come but my stomach & my back doesnt hurt am i pregnant?help coz i cant get pregnancy test
Suppose to take my Depo-Provera shot in july but I stop. In august my period for three days. My nipples hurt when touch and my abdomen hurts. What'going on?
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
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