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Painful breasts

I'm 16 years old and i have been having what i think is cylical breast pain for two years now. I've heard it commonly starts in people in their 20s or 30s, am i just unlucky to have it so young?. Also i used to only have it from about 2 weeks before my period is due but since i had the implant put in about 6 weeks ago i have it constantly, should i go to a doctor about this as it is more painful than ever and i can't even sleep on my front? i get the pain in both breasts and they swell and become harder.


This discussion is related to larger breast, cyclical pain.
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Hi there.

Cyclical breast pain can indeed occur at any age, and in your situation, this can be related still to very irregular and immature hormonal fluctuations.  As you grow older, we can expect some normalization or constancy in your hormonal cycles and we may see resolution of these symptoms.

The pain that you are having that is related to the implants may be present for a while until the surgery has completely healed.  You should also look for signs of infection such as swelling or nipple discharge that should be made known to your doctor.

Regards.
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dear PaulMD, i meant i've had the concraceptive implant, so could that be causing the constant pain? really can't deal with it because seems to be getting worse. Thankyou for the help about the first part, it annoys me because i never used to get the painful breasts until three years after my periods started (since 11), why has it suddenly started now?
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