Sore and tender breasts and nipples what could that be?

Breast exam. Anytime one notices a new mass, lump, pain, 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.

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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

Breast . Breast tenderness can occur from hormone fluctuations, which can occur from hormone level changes from stress, pregnancy, or even from weight changes (gain or loss). I am not sure when your last depo was, but if you are at all concerned about pregnancy then taking a test would be reasonable. Most likely this will resolve on its own, but if it doesn't be sure and mention your symptoms to your physician. Read more...
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...

I have very tender breasts/nipples and I don't know why.?

Breast tenderness. Breast tenderness is usually a response to the female hormone estrogen in the menstrual cycle. There are obvious alternate causes, such as, ill fitting bras that rub, physical sexual manipulation and irritating chemicals, soaps and lotions. And of course the "elephant in the room", early pregnancy. Read more...

What can I do about tender breasts and little white spots on nipples?

See your doctor. These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. Read more...

Help! There's white spots on my nipples, tender breasts & very painful?

See you doctor. Many reasons for tender breasts. The white spots may be cysts. Cysts can be treated, sometimes need excised. Your doctor can guide your treatment. Read more...

1 day before my peryod I still have nausea, fatigue, mild cramps, tender breasts, brest feel heavy, sensitive nipples, frequent urination can I be preg?

Period due tomorrow? One can just wait another day or two for the period to start. If the period comes, then one is not pregnant. If no period comes, by one week from today, one can go buy a urine pregnancy test to see if there's a pregnancy. Read more...

What can having bad chest pains and tender breasts mean?

Heart or breast. Chest pain can be a sign of heart disease and needs immediate evaluation. The breast pain is most likely 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 your doctor. Read more...