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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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
I am having bad cramps and my breasts hurt really bad and I shouldnt 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
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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