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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...

What can cause swollen, tender 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...

I've heard its possible for some to have tender breasts the day of conception? Is this true cause I feel that way

Yes, but unrelated. A woman can have tender breasts the day of conception. She can just as easily have tender breasts the day before conception or the day after conception. The reason is because the conception that just happened does not cause tender breasts that day. Also, her body has no idea that conception has occurred that day. Her body won't know about the conception until a week or so later. Read more...

Why does taking birth controls cause tender breasts?

Hormones. Hormones in the birth control pills cause cystic changes (fluid filled areas) in the breast. This causes tenderness or soreness in the breast. This is common. If too uncomfortable, ask your gynecologist to change to different medication. Read more...