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I am 23 years old and married(3 months).Lately i have been having pain on my breasts.It is usually on/off.Sometimes on the left or on the right or both.Pain radiates from armpit to nipples.There is an occasional itching and burning sensation also. Usually i have breast tenderness 3-4 days before periods.I had my periods on Dec 23rd and Jan 21.Pain started on Jan7 evening and the pain is 10 times that of my usual PMS.Is this a hormonal imbalance or symptom of any disease?I am not on any birth control pills and i have regular periods.Please help...

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replied February 11th, 2012
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The symptoms could also suggest possibility of pregnancy if they are not your usual PMS symptoms around the period time. Wait and watch for your periods. Look out for development of any other new symptoms if pregnancy is suspected. If periods do not start within 10 days of expected period dates, or if you get abnormal periods, or if you suspect chances of pregnancy, consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for thorough examination (to confirm pregnancy related changes/signs in body) and blood/serum HCG level test (to confirm/rule out pregnancy accurately). Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Maintain healthy diet. If pregnancy gets ruled out, and if you are not ready for pregnancy, but intend to remain sexually active, you should consider visiting your gynecologist to get started on suitable regular birth control measures to be protected (after your periods). Be regular with birth control use as instructed. Avoid having unprotected sexual contact if you are not ready for pregnancy.
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