Why are my breasts sore and swollen?

Breast pain. If sexually active, it could be that you're pregnant. Some women have breast pain before their period or if they skip ovulation. Birth control sometimes does this and lastly early fibrocystic breast changes may be starting.

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Why are my breast sore and swollen and I'm not pregnant or on my period?

Common problem. Fibrocystic disease/changes is very common in women. This is most often seen during the menstrual cycle. Breast feel lumpy and painful which is caused by cyst formation (fluid filled areas) due to hormonal changes. Some women may have these changes without being on their menstrual cycle. Caffeine may cuase the cysts to be overactive resulting in pain. This is not related to cancer. http://www. Read more...

Swollen vs tender vs sore breasts? What's the difference?

Tender and sore. Are really the same thing - they're painful if touched. Swollen means that it's increased in size, but this might be non-tender or tender. Read more...

Sore swollen mass at top of breast, what could this be?

Get it checked NOW. In someone so young it probabaly is an inflammation or infection of a duct or the breast but you need to have it looked at. I hope you are doing self breast checks regularly! go see your gyne/general practioner, whoever you see as the doc who does your pap smears/gyne care. Read more...