What causes breast tenderness and pain?

Watch the coffee. Besides elevate estrogen levels just before your period or in early pregnancy, caffeine and chocolate can cause breast tenderness. These things can aggravate breast tissue and lead to cysts in the breast. Trauma is a more obvious cause but the good news is that bad things (like cancer) do not tend to be painful.

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What causes breast tenderness?

Variable. If there are no issues with the breast such as a fibrocystic nodularity, breast tenderness is usually a response to increasing estrogen levels. Women in their forties tend to be relatively Progesterone deficient, leading to imbalance between estrogen & Progesterone especially late in the menstrual cycle. This produces an estrogen dominant effect which may cause breast tenderness. Read more...

Is breast tenderness very painful? What causes it?

It can be. Tenderness means pain during touching.. Pain is hard to measure..Every person has a certain threshold.What is painful to me may not be to you.Yes, it can be very painful and ther are many causes such as infection, injury during menses, new growth, wearing tight misfit bra.Etc............. Read more...

What is the cause of breast tenderness and is it normal?

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. This can be normal for some women. Read more...

I'm young, but I often have breast tenderness. What could cause that?

Pre-period hormones. Breast tenderness is common before periods. It is especially common in women who have premenstrual syndrome or fibrocystic breasts. Cancer is unlikely to cause pain and if cancer does cause pain it is very unlikely to come and go in a cyclic pattern. Read more...
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...

What could cause really bad breast tenderness so you have to wear a bra?

Many things. Periods, pregnancy, coffee, breast feeding, infection, lesions in breasts (cysts, lymph nodes) medications, etc... Read more...
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...

Does adivert cause breast tenderness?

Check spelling. Checkout the spelling of your medication. The closest medication i can relate would be antivert, (meclizine) which is usually pervert ago. And I am not familiar with that causing breast tenderness. Read more...

Does Sprintec BC cause breast tenderness?

Yes. Any type of hormonal birth control can cause breast tenderness. Breast tenderness prior to the start of a woman's period is very common, even when the woman is not using hormonal birth control. Read more...

What are the causes of constant breast tenderness and soreness?

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...