Breast – premenstrual tenderness and swelling

Alternative Names

Premenstrual tenderness and swelling of the breasts; Breast tenderness – premenstrual; Breast swelling – premenstrual

Definition of Breast – premenstrual tenderness and swelling

Premenstrual swelling and tenderness of both breasts occurs during the second half of the menstrual cycle.

Review

David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc., and Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Redmond, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. – 6/16/2010

Female Breast
Breast self-exam
Breast self-exam
Breast self-exam

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