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15 Nov 2004

Sore breasts
I know that your breasts are supposed to feel tender a while before your menstrual cycle, but I wonder if I have a problem.
My mother was diagnosed with breast cancer a few years ago and my breasts swell at least 2 sizes every month.
I am not complaining about the size, but it is very sensitive and I worry that the severe change might not be such a good thing.

Anyone else with this problem?

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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

If it is cyclical, it is probably hormonal. With your family history, you should check your breasts for lumps each month though.

Best wishes
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