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My wife has an extremely sore nipple. she has not breastfed or been pregnant for 7 years. what can cause this, how can we releive the pain

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Dr. Ish Rawal
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Multiple reasons: Her symptoms could be related to mastitis- inflammation, injury of any sort, infection- superficial or deep( inflammation can happen with it) and in certain cases this could be indicator of some other serious condition. Skin texture shld be paid attention too along with any nipple drainage. In any case this shld be gotten checked if not getting better.

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Last updated Feb 18, 2015

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