Why are my breast so sore now?

Patient

Q: My breast are sore and tender, but I've been breastfeeding for 7 months with no problem. At one point i thought i might be pregnant again but i took 2 at home pregnancy test and they said i wasnt. My son doesn't have any teeth coming in yet, and i only had one period since he was born. My right breast is worse. So why are they sore?

Symptoms:  Occasional abdominal pains
Doctor

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