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extremely tender breasts a week after my period

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I am not sure if I am pregnant. I am on the Pill and have been for the last 5 years. I suspected I was pregnant when my brests became extremely tender a week after my period and stayed tender till I got my period. I hardly ever get tender breasts or sensitive nipples even around my period. If I do, it probably lasts a day. I took 2 pregnancy tests and both showed light positives. That day I went to take a blood test and it came back negative. They said I should wait 3/4 days before I did another blood test to be certain, but I did another home pregnany test after 3 days and it came back negative. Ever since then I have tender Breasts the 3 weeks I am not menstruating and I have 2 slight brownish marks on my breasts that just appeared. The veins around my breasts are a lot bigger and darker and sometimes go as high as my collar bone. My period last month started 2 days later than usual and I am due for my period tomorrow. Any advice would be appriciated

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replied September 11th, 2012
Am I Pregnant Answer A38591

Welcome to ehealthforum and thanks for writing

Birth control pills are quite effective in pregnancy prevention if taken regularly at the same time daily without missing any dose. But few woman do report of conception even while on them.

Blood test gives accurate results aafter about 10 days of the missed or expected period date.The possibility of pregnancy seems to be remote and it requires a pelvic examination along with investigations as Blood test to rule out the exact cause.It might be that you are experiencing hormonal fluctuation due to the pills which is causing these symptoms.

Right now just wait for the periods and if the blood flow is not regular then consider visiting a Gynaecologist for evaluation.

Take care!

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