A 19-year-old female asked:
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what can cause my nipples to swell and become sensitive? i am 20 years old with out children.

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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Sensitive nipple: Sensitive nipples may be triggered by many causes, including friction, hormonal imbalances, inflammatory disorders, environmental factors, allergies, skin conditions, infections, itching, sensitivity, sexual activity, pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Answered on Oct 1, 2015

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