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my nipples have been staying hard for the past 3 weeks what could this mean?

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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Hormonal: or sexual stimulation or friction from bra. Sexual thoughts or feelings can also cause this as can temperature changes.
Answered on Aug 19, 2016

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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
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Tender nipples: Could be many things. You should see a doctor and get examined. Some causes are pregnancy, infection.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Sexual stimulation: Sexual stimulation, even thoughts of sex, can make the nipples hard.
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Dr. Roji Andrews
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Puberty: Some boys have swollen hard nipples when they go through puberty. As long as the nipples are not tender, and there is no discharge, it is usually not ... Read More
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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Normal: Typically nipples are hard because one is cold or excited.
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