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Sore nipples, enlarged breasts, stomach bloating, cramps. On implant. Causes for symptoms?

Hi , I ve really sore nipples and my breasts have grown a little and swollon stomach which feels hard at bottom , also I had a stabbing random cramp with was more painful than period pain . I m on the implant but worried could this just be a sign of a period and just frowning pains in the breast area or something more ?
Asked On : Sat, 12 Jan 2013
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Hello and welcome to HCM

The contraceptive that you are using contains progesterone.
progesterone is a hormone which is known to cause breast engorgement, breast discomfort, edema, etc.

The reason for stabbing cramp has to be sought out.
Anti-spasmodic can be taken for this pain.
You can get an ultrasound of the abdomen for the pain after consulting your doctor if the pain does not subside after taking anti-spasmodic.

Thanks and take care
Dr Shailja P Wahal
Answered: Sat, 12 Jan 2013
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