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Does caffeine cause tenderness and tingling in breasts?

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Dr. Sree Gouri SR


Practicing since :2006

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Posted on Fri, 6 Nov 2015 in General Health
Question: why do your breasts tingle when you drink too much caffeine.
Answered by Dr. Sree Gouri SR 1 hour later
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Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the query.
I understand your concern.
Breast tenderness, tingling sensation etc can be seen due to hormonal changes usually.
Sometimes excessive intake of caffeine can also lead to tingling sensation or tenderness due to the presence of methylxanthine in caffeine.
Methylxanthine leads to dilatation of small blood vessels in the breast which can lead to tingling sensation, tenderness and engorgement of breast.
Decreasing the caffeine intake can reduce the severity of the problem.
Take care.
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