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What do tender breasts a week and a half before your period mean? Does it mean i'm ovulating the first day it starts to hurt?

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Dr. Nancy Durso
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In brief: Ov a few days before

Tender breasts come from the hormone Progesterone that is secreted after ovulation.
Usually it takes a few days after ovulation to get to a high enough level to cause the pain. When you are pregnant more Progesterone is produced and the breasts continue to be sore.

In brief: Ov a few days before

Tender breasts come from the hormone Progesterone that is secreted after ovulation.
Usually it takes a few days after ovulation to get to a high enough level to cause the pain. When you are pregnant more Progesterone is produced and the breasts continue to be sore.
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