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why would my nipple be sore
A member asked:
23 years experience Breast Surgery
Infection-Mastitis: You could have an infection in the breast, known as mastitis. I highly recommend you see a breast surgeon for evaluation. This may require drainage ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
53 years experience Dermatology
Nipple soreness: nipples are sensitive to hormones, and may become hard and irritated if you are pregnant. they may also develop a dermatitis, from detergents used to ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
29 years experience Radiology
Could be blocked...: Or possibly infected.
Please see your doctor have it checked.
Your doctor may recommend applying hot damp compresses to try to soften any obstruc ... Read More
29 years experience Family Medicine
Oil build-up?: It's possible that a person could experience some pain from clogging of normal montgomery glands, and get relief from gentle washing and placing a wa ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Hormones: Hormonal changes, can be normal variant . Consider pregnancy test and visit to the doctor.
A 52-year-old male asked:
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Lesion?: Is nipple red, swelling or tender? If so, skin infection may be the reason. If not, underneath lesion needs to role out. See your doctor.
A 67-year-old male asked:
48 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
...Any Infection,...: 67 y/o male asks, Why do I have sore nipples? One needs to know if this is new or has been on going. Is it continuous on a daily basis or is it Period ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
14 years experience Gynecology
Many things: Anything from hormones, to irritation to an uncomfortable bra. Any scratches, any redness?
A 29-year-old member asked:
27 years experience Sports Medicine
See a doc: Before menopause there are 2 main reasons for sore nipples/breasts: post ovulation and pregnancy. If menopausal then fluctuating hormone syndrome (c ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormonal changes: Any changes in pain with the breast can be related to hormone changes, but given your age it is worthwhile to see a doctor to get an exam and make sur ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormones: Hormones, such as progesterone, are the most common culprit. Pregnancy can cause as well. Birth control pills too.
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