Breast hurting after period?

Unusual. Cyclical breast discomfort in both breasts is very common before a period and for the first few days of menstrual bleeding. Pain thereafter is unusual and if persistent should be checked by a medical provider.

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My breasts hurt after my period has just ended. It hurts even when I walk. Is that normal?

Breast exam. Anytime one notices a new 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 is common around the time of the menstrual cycle due to hormonal changes. Read more...

What may be the reason for breasts to hurt after a period? If it's not pregnancy, what could it be?

Breast Symptoms. Breast sensations are not about begin pregnant. They are about the sensitivity to varying hormone levels. Young women have frequent and significant hormone fluctuations around their period. Do you have sisters or girlfriends to discuss this with. The females in your life can help you realize you are most likely just fine and normal. Read more...
Breast tenderness. You can get breast tenderness due to the hormonal changes that occur when the levels drop. It may also happen when taking birth control pills or with other hormonal changes as well. Pregnancy causes those changes. Read more...

What can cause your nipples and breasts to hurt after your period?

Hormonal changes. Breast tissue is extremely sensitive to hormonal changes and can respond by enlarging and becoming sensitive. Hormone levels change dramatically during a normal month for women so it is likely that what you are experiencing is a result of these hormonal changes. If this occurs on a regular basis it is unlikely to be related to pregnancy. Some women experience more discomfort than others. Read more...

Hello I have a lipoma in my breast it hurts after my period and if I streach my arm too much should I be worried or tell my dr? Thank you

Tell your doctor. Especially if it is a new or changing finding. It is likely benign and may be a fibrocystic nodule. But your doctor should be made aware of changes & yiu may need a reevaluation depending on when your iast breast ultrasound was done. Also be aware that fibrocystic nodules frequently & normally become more tender with the menstrual cycle. Read more...
Yes tell your MD. Lipomas usually will not cause pain, may be benign fibro-cystic disease , you should have an examination by your doctor , to make sure nothing serious , if need will order tests or refer you to a specialist . Read more...