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Jellyfish777
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Swollen

Unread postby Jellyfish777 » Mon Apr 13, 2020 7:22 pm

So I'm currently a little late on my period but my cycle is very irregular or (previously, as of 5 months ago) nonexistent due to the mirena IUD. I took a pregnancy test today, 16 days after I last had sex, and it was negative. I've said this on here before but my partner and I also use condoms very carefully every time we do anything. My question is that even with a missing period, my breasts are pretty swollen and a little tender. This is something I get often before my period, but since I'm late I'm not sure if this period related or not. What else could cause swollen breasts? I took the test correctly and was careful about taking it first thing in the morning too.

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Re: Swollen

Unread postby al » Mon Apr 13, 2020 8:07 pm

Hi there Jellyfish,

It looks like we've answered this question for you on text, but feel free to post again if you have a new question for us!
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