Many hysterectomy patients experience breast tenderness in the days following their surgery, whether or not they had their ovaries removed. This tenderness is generally related to a hormonal imbalance.
If you kept your ovaries, breast tenderness can indicate that the ovaries are functioning. Estrogen levels change throughout the month, and breast tenderness can occur when estrogen levels are at their highest. Initially, breast tenderness can also mean that your ovaries aren’t functioning properly.
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