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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

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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I have not had the return of my menstral cycle. I have been breast feeding 13 months. Recently had cramps. Now sore nipples. I'm 41. Confused on sore?

I have not had the return of my menstral cycle. I have been breast feeding 13 months. Recently had cramps. Now sore nipples. I'm 41. Confused on sore?

Menses ; breast milk: It is not uncommon to have an absence of your period while breastfeeding. However, ovulation can still occur as well as pregnancy. Check a pregnancy test first and foremost, then when breast feeding has ceased your period will return if you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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For the past 6 months or so, I have been experiencing extremely sore breasts. Due to a hysteroctomy 17 years ago, I don't have a menstrual cycle. What could be causing the pain in my breasts?

For the past 6 months or so, I have been experiencing extremely sore breasts. Due to a hysteroctomy 17 years ago, I don't have a menstrual cycle. What could be causing the pain in my breasts?

Fibrocystic changes: Although you are not having a menstrual period, you are experiencing fibrocystic changes (especially if this occurs in both breasts). This is common. The pain can be aggravated by caffeine intake, hormone intake and stress. Decreasing all of these can help relieve the pain. Make sure you have had a mammogram and the results are negative. Become familiar with breast changes with breast self exam. ...Read more

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Usually my breast are sore right before my menstrual cycle but not this month?

Usually my breast are sore right before my menstrual cycle but not this month?

It may be ok: The breasts can be sore before periods but not always, so if the breasts are not sore, that does not mean there is anything wrong with you. ...Read more

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Breast increased 1cup size, veins appearing, very sore, menstral cycle due in 2 days, had this for a week now. What could it be? Test neg 1 day ago.

Breast increased 1cup size, veins appearing, very sore, menstral cycle due in 2 days, had this for a week now. What could it be? Test neg 1 day ago.

Breast size: Hi, the reasons for change in breast size are weight gain, pregnancy, menopause and hormonal imbalance.
I think you should wait a wk and repeat the pregnancy test again if you didn't get your period. ...Read more

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Is breast soreness two weeks before menstrual cycle normal?

Is breast soreness two weeks before menstrual cycle normal?

Yes, generally.: Very common. Also at the time of the cycle. Breast tenderness is very responsive to hormonal changes. These occur at he time of ovulation with a spike up then down in estrogen and again at the menses with a significant nadir in the estrogen and Progesterone levels. This alone dan cause he symptoms you describe without any seriousc. ...Read more

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I am 4days late My menstrual cycle has always been21days my breast have been tender and I am having some pain like when I ovulate should I be worried.

I am 4days late My menstrual cycle has always been21days my breast have been tender and I am having some pain like when I ovulate should I be worried.

Late periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections and hormonal changes can cause spotting. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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My breasts have been tender for over a week now. How long are they tender for before the menstrual cycle?

My breasts have been tender for over a week now. How long are they tender for before the menstrual cycle?

IT VARIES!!: Tenderness is a rare sign of cancer. It is usually related to changes in the breast tissues relating to menses. Some women have pain much more of the time. These women might consider cutting down (or out) caffeine and possibly taking vitamin e tablets. ...Read more

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What other reasons besides being on menstrual cycle, can Brest tenderness and nipple soreness be?

What other reasons besides being on menstrual cycle, can Brest tenderness and nipple soreness be?

Hormonal thetapy: 1)hormonal medications like a new birth control if you recently started using one. 2) trauma like tight bras. 3) lactation. ..... ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy in feb 2017 now almost a year later my breast are sore heavy and my nipples are sensitive. Everything removed except ovaries.

I had a hysterectomy in feb 2017 now almost a year later my breast are sore heavy and my nipples are sensitive. Everything removed except ovaries.

Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new pain, 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 can be from hormonal changes, weight changes, dietary changes, cysts, changes in exercise patterns, ill fitting bras and others. ...Read more

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I have a breast lump (1cm diameter) under my right nipple and it feels a little sore when I feel it. I'm a 24 year old male. Can this be cancerous?

I have a breast lump (1cm diameter) under my right nipple and it feels a little sore when I feel it. I'm a 24 year old male. Can this be cancerous?

Unlikely: Breast cancers are rare in men but still 1 % breast cancers are in men, tend to diagnosed late, at you age is unlikely, but still need to be checked by your doctor ...Read more

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Why is my menstrual cycle lasting 10 days and no sign if stopping? I have has really sore nipples and I really moody. Can you help please?

Why is my menstrual cycle lasting 10 days and no sign if stopping? I have has really sore nipples and I really moody. Can you help please?

Heavy periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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What is the cause of sore breasts and itchy nipples of flutters in the abdomen n cramping since I'm on the implanon over a year what is the reason.

What is the cause of sore breasts and itchy nipples of flutters in the abdomen n cramping since I'm on the implanon over a year what is the reason.

Nexplanon: Nexplanon contains only Progesterone. Breast tenderness is not a common side effect of Progesterone only methods. I would investigate other causes. Common causes of breast tenderness include weight changes, dietary changes, cysts, hormonal fluctuations, ill fitting bras and changes in exercise pattens. A breast exam is the next step. ...Read more

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Having left breast nipple sensitivity for a few years. It is feels sore when I touch it or when I shower but nipple looks normal.

Well: The fact that it's been there for many years probably has a strong level of being Benign the sensitivity was not well described and you also don't say whether there is any other obvious abnormalitieswith the nipple itself ...Read more

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Tender breasts? My breasts have been very very sore and tender mostly around the nipple for the last 3 days. And its not a soreness on the skin, it feels sore behind my nipple. I have been on the depopravera shot for a couple years and I don't have my per

Tender breasts? My breasts have been very very sore and tender mostly around the nipple for the last 3 days. And its not a soreness on the skin, it feels sore behind my nipple. I have been on the depopravera shot for a couple years and I don't have my per

Cystic change: You could be experiencing fibrocystic changes (see other posts-fibrocystic breasts). This is the most common cause of breast pain. I recommend you contact your gynecologist for evaluation to make sure there is not anything more serious or a mass/lump present. ...Read more

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My nipples have been very sore and my breasts very warm for the last 2 weeks. What could this be and should I see a doctor? I am 26 years old.

My nipples have been very sore and my breasts very warm for the last 2 weeks. What could this be and should I see a doctor? I am 26 years old.

See the MD: Do you notice more of the veins in your breasts? If so, combined with the things you have described, I would consider if you may be pregnent. Maybe take a test to see. Either way, see your md. ...Read more

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I've gone off the Depo contraceptive injection after 9 years. I've had sore breasts since and started getting a discoloured nipple. Is this hormones?

A single discolored: Nipple worries me I would have your doctor look at your breasts and you might need other work up I hope all will be benign. Let us know ...Read more

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I am awaiting my appt with breast dr. I am 49 yo male with hard, sore nipple. No discharge. Don't feel lump. What could be causes?

I am awaiting my appt with breast dr. I am 49 yo male with hard, sore nipple. No discharge. Don't feel lump. What could be causes?

Can't tell need exam: For any breast lump physician has to (must) see to give an opinion, 1% breast cancers are in men, more often diagnosis is delayed, majority of time they are benign, call your doctor again for early appointment. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if you have really sore and tender nipples and breasts?

What exactly does it mean if you have really sore and tender nipples and 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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What does it mean if I have sore nipples but not sore breasts?

What does it mean if I have sore nipples but not sore breasts?

Sore nipples: It means exactly that the brest tissue is not sore, but the nipples themselves are sore. Can be due to many reasons, the commonest is probably breast feeding or excessive nipple stimulation by a partner. ...Read more

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I'm 49 my breast nipples are sore and breast painful?

I'm 49 my breast nipples are sore and breast painful?

HT Topic pages: Here is a link to the healthtap topic page on sensitive and sore nipples. Here you will find many answers on this subject. Https://www. Healthtap. Com/#topics/sensitive-nipples. ...Read more

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I have sensitive tingly/itchy nipples but no sore breast ;what's the cause?

I have sensitive tingly/itchy nipples but no sore breast ;what's the cause?

Irritant reaction: Itchy nipples can be caused by dryness and frictrion rubbing with exercise. The t-shirt with work-outs causes an irritant reaction due to the sweat.
Apply pure vaseline to the areolae prior to the work-outs. ...Read more

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Everyday my teeth are hurting, breast heavy nipples sore. What could that be?

Comorbidity: Two unrelated conditions that need to be addressed separately.
Rec.: see a dentist for check up, imaging, and treatment. See your pcp for further investigation. ...Read more

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My right breast is sore and itchy and there is nipple discharge. What could this be?

My right breast is sore and itchy and there is nipple discharge. What could this be?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

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What could be reasons of sore nipples? I'm not breast feeding and I don't have a baby...

What could be reasons of sore nipples? I'm not breast feeding and I don't have a baby...

Bra friction: Joggers often get sore nipples from friction. Small amounts of weight gain can increase breast size causing the usual bra to fit too tight. Hormone changes like estrogen from medications can also cause. ...Read more

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Left breast is sore with itchy/stinging nipple. Has been this way for a week now. What is going on?

Tough to say: Difficult to speculate without more info. A common cause of nipple irritation in a young woman is a poorly fitting bra especially if athletic/a runner. A rash can also develop on a breast just like anywhere else from an allergy or irritant reaction. There's also menstrual hormonal changes to consider which cause soreness but not so much nipple irritation. Local injury. Infection... ...Read more

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Nipples feeling sore un protected sex cums in me all the time breast feel a bit bigger n I have nausea?

Nipples feeling sore un protected sex cums in me all the time breast feel a bit bigger n I have nausea?

Pregnant: Are you asking if you could be pregnant? If you are not using birth control, the answer is, of course. Sore nipples can be a sign of pregnancy, but they don't have to be. Same with nausea, may or may not be pregnant. A home pregnancy test is best way to determine if you're pregnant. If not ready to be a mother, be sure to see family planning clinic or doctor for birth control! ...Read more

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Blue veins on breast & one goin through nipples. They get sore from time to time! What does this mean.?

Blue veins on breast & one goin through nipples. They get sore from time to time! What does this mean.?

Growing pains: Breast enlargement either by augmentation or hormonal stimulation can result in enlarged, tender veins in the reticular dermis. They are treatable by a specialist. ...Read more

Menstrual (Definition)

Menstrual refers to the monthly cycle in women which prepares the female for ovulation, generally once per month, which is that time of month that the egg can be fertilized by the male sperm, for the purpose of reproduction. Menstrual cycles start at the first day of menstruation. (it's always been curious to me that 'menstrual' and ...Read more


Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more