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Why would my breast be tender and my nipples sore? I am 49 and haven't had a menstral cycle for a year.

Why would my breast be tender and my nipples sore? I am 49 and haven't had a menstral cycle for a year.

Menopause: You are now in menopause, which can cause many of your symptoms as well as other conditions, because of dramatic changes in your hormone balances. You should see your doctor concerning your menopausal state and see about an examination and any necessary treatment. ...Read more

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Why are my breasts so sore?

Why are my breasts so sore?

Many reasons: Slore breasts can be caused by hormonal cyclic changes, physical breast manipulation or injury by "bumping into something" unknowingly. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my breasts sore?

I'm wondering why are my breasts sore?

Breast Pain: Cyclic changes in hormone levels are the most common cause of breast pain (prior to menopause). When this "flies above the radar", we give it fancy names like "mastalgia" and "fibrocystic changes". Some women respond to caffeine avoidance, vitamin e, oil of primrose, or even occasional nsaids. Please discuss your concerns with your gynecologist--they should be able to reassure you not to worry. ...Read more

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My breasts are sore, why is that?

My breasts are sore, why is that?

Many reasons: Could be from your female hormones, could be from fibrocystic changes, or other breast conditions, you should see yoru obgyn for breast exam and a mammogram should be done or breats ultrasound if indicated. ...Read more

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Ovulated but breasts are not sore?

Ovulated but breasts are not sore?

Breasts not sore: You may not have sore breasts in every menstrual cycle. You are of the age that you may not ovulate in every cycle, explaining the lack of sore breasts. ...Read more

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What causes sore breasts?

What causes sore breasts?

Sore breasts: Reasons for painful breasts (bilateral) can include: cyclic pain before the period, stress, medication changes. Fluctuating hormone levels & pregnancy. Pain in one breast could be related to a cyst or a fibroadenoma. Breast cancer would not be a frequent reason for breast pain. Exercise with a bra that is lacking in support is also a possible cause. ...Read more

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What can cause tender breasts?

What can cause tender breasts?

Breast pain: or mastalgia is very common in young women prior to menses. It is benign and self-limited. Unilateral breast pain can occur in older women. Pregnancy can also lead to swelling and pain in the breasts. Talk w/your doctor, ...Read more

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What to do with tender breasts?

What to do with tender breasts?

Breast tenderness: Breast tenderness can be due to hormones, cyst, infection, trauma or pregnancy. Well supported Bra can help . See your doctor to find the cause . ...Read more

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What can I do for sore breasts?

What can I do for sore breasts?

Sore breasts: Have your doctor examine to determine the cause & treat that. ...Read more

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What do tender breasts feel like ?

What do tender breasts feel like ?

Pain: Pain is subjective. If you have pain and it is unexpected please contact your doctor. Pain is not easily described and there is no list of different kinds of breast pain. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my sore breasts?

What is the cause of my sore breasts?

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. If you are over 40, then you should have a mammogram and ultrasound. Please get evaluated by a breast specialist. ...Read more

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Does thyroid make your breasts tender?

Does thyroid make your breasts tender?

NO: Breast can become tender because of hormonal issues. And thyroid hormone does affect various other hormones in the body so indirectly it may be related. But there is no direct reason fro thyroid to causeyour breasts to be tender. ...Read more

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What are some reasons for sore breasts?

Possible reasons: Breast soreness can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. Breast pain can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period, pregnancy, hormone imbalance or use of oral contraceptives. ...Read more

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Why is my breast so tender to the touch?

Why is my breast so tender to the touch?

Could be hormonal: The most common reason breast are tender are hormonal changes during the cycle. Breast mass or infections could cause a problem also. This requires an evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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Please suggest remedies for sore breasts ?

Fibrocystic breasts?: You should certainly be checked for a breast mass or other abnormalities. If you have fibrocystic breast disease, which is common and not dangerous, you should try Motrin or alleve (but not both) and evening primrose oil tablets. ...Read more

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Is it normal for breasts to be sore w/ pms?

Is it normal for breasts to be sore w/ pms?

Yes: This is a very common complaint from women with their periods, so not to worry. If you have persistant pain that does not go away after your cycle then see a physician for an exam and perhaps some blood work. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat sore breasts?

What is the best way to treat sore breasts?

Breast Massage: Breast massage, 50-100 light circles in both directions, with a little firmer pressure in the flank and armpit. Also, can add ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Can phendemetrizine make your breast tender?

Can phendemetrizine make your breast tender?

Possible : Possible but unlikely. Check pregnancy test once a week until one week after your normal menstrual. Make sure you're not pregnant ...Read more