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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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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 shouldnt 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 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 (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


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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