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My Nipples Burn And They Are Sensitive
20 yr old male. Right nipple is sensitive & has strong burning/stinging sensation that gets worse when my shirt touches it? Just noticed it today.
Gynecomastia: Very typical presentation of gynecomastia, an inflammatory process affecting males. It's benign, usually self limiting, but can be very annoying. You may develop a firm, tender area beneath the nipple. If it's intolerable, or last more than about 3 months, you may choose to have it excised. See your doctor at your leisure if this persists. Good luck.. ...Read more
I have right nipple pain for 2 months. I woke one day with burning pain. It is sensitive to anything rubbing on it. Not pregnant. "Buds" look inflamme?
Hi Doctor. Both my breast swollen. Sensitive nipple en burn pain. Started this week. Not fimiliar with this kinda pain?
Test for pregnancy!
Test for pregnancy!
Test for pregnancy!
If negative, repeat the test after about 10 days.
If still negative, and the breasts condition is the same, please consult.
If positive (pregnant), this will explain all your breast symptoms.
You can use a mild analgesic (eg Paracetamol) for the pain in the meantime.
Regards ...Read more
All day today, I've been having breast pain in both of my breast. The pain is like a stabbing/burning sensation. It's mostly around the nipple or on it. They are also really sensitive to touch. I'm not pregnant, so I know that's not the reason. Do you kno
Recommend Dr eval.: I would see your OB-GYN or primary care doctor regarding this. It is definitely abnormal to be having stabbing/burning pain on or around your nipples unless there is an irritant (chemical or physical) that is causing it or there could be a problem underneath the skin layer causing the pain. It is hard to say without a more detailed history and exam however. I would not ignore it. ...Read more
F/23 burning sensation in upper chest, radiating heat. Worse when at rest. Skin on chest very sensitive/irritated, no rash. Has lasted on/off ~5days?
Anxiety vs....: Something! It is often hard to understand how feeling stress or anxious could cause skin symptoms such as these, but in a young person your age, that is the most likely cause. HOWEVER, the significant disease causes of this are in the connective tissue disease realm: lupus, scleroderma, dematomyositis, cryoglobulinemia, rheumatoid arthritis. Reduce stress, observe, see doc in 2 weeks if persists ...Read more
Last night I had sudden sharp, burning pain above my left breast, more in the chest area. It was sensitive to touch. Woke up with it going into armpit?
Evaluation: Check the armpit for redness or swelling, it could be reason for this pain. If no problems there, better to see the doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
My nipples burn and they sting if anything touches them. And now it's like I have a heart burn. And it burns a little more everytime I breathe?
See a physician.: This sounds like multiple different issues. Nipple pain could be topical irritation from chaffing or something serious, especially if the nipples are dried, flaky and appear chapped. The heart burn is usually esophogeal reflux, but could also be heart pain. The burning when breathing may be bronchitis. You need to be seen to evaluate these multiple issues. ...Read more
Friction: Friction from clothing or sports equipment is the most likely cause of nipple irritation after active sports. It is easy to test. . . Just put a bandaid over one nipple next time, and see what happens! ...Read more
Not normal.: While we'd need more information to hazard a guess as to what's specifically going on, the nipples shouldn't generally be burning. ...Read more
Sorry: Without a more detailed exam or description it's difficult to find out what the problem is ...Read more
Go see a doctor: Hard to say over the internet. Has there been trauma? Are you male or female? Do you have new laundry soap? New bra? New clothes? Any discharge from the nipple? These answers will all be helpful in order to help you. ...Read more
My. Nipples burn really. Bad especially when I touch them. This morning when I took my. Bra off there was a little discharge in my bra?
My nipples are burning. I put Vaseline on them because I thought they were just dry but they still burn really bad! What's wrong with me?
See internist: You may have an infection which needs to be treated. See Primary Physician ASAP ...Read more
Nipple pain: If you are breast feeding then it normal. Also if you are pregnant it can exist. Infection in the breast can also do the same. Any cuts or bruises can do the same - these can be quite small. ...Read more
My right nipple was bleeding for one day then stopped but my nipple is burning now. Should I be concerned?
Yes: Bleeding from nipples is not a normal thing. See your doctor for proper evaluation. ...Read more
I have slight pain in 2 breasts comes and goes. No lumps. My nipples sometimes contracts sometimes burns a little. I'm so worried please help.
Is it possible to have an exposed nerve ending on my nipple? I've had a kind of burning painful sensation right in the center of it for two days.
I'm a guy 18, 6'1 tall, 167lbs, I think I might have gyno beacuase of my puffy nipples. My nipples burn when a cold breeze hits them or I'm at beach?
Probably gynecomasti: Many young men have a mild case of gynecomastia, with only puffy nipples. Others have a more serious case. Most require surgery for correction, even mild puffy nipples. See my webinar on youtube - search dr. George pope. Or visit www. Gynecomastia. Org, a great forum. ...Read more
See your doctor: If your both of your nipples are sore or burning, there might be a number of reasons such as hormonal, exercise induced, etc... If the sensation is unilateral (only on one side), your doctor will likely check you for possible underlying lumps and may consider mammogram to rule out breast cancer. ...Read more
Hormonal changes: The nipples and areola tissue of the breast are highly sensitive to hormonal changes in your body. If your period is delayed it may simply mean that progesterone and oestrogen levels are altered. This would cause nipple and breast tenderness and discomfort. One other explanation could possibly be pregnancy. Have you done a pregnancy test yet? ...Read more
Female teenager, weird burning/uncomfortable tingling in my nipples/areolas, what could it be? Not due on for over two weeks yet?
Everyonce in a while my nipples go very red and have cold feeling but it burns the nipples get so sore that if my shirt rubs off them it hurts so bad?
Raynaud's phenomenon: Of the nipples. You should keep them warm at all times if possible, and wear a very soft but supportive bra to protect them from rubbing. Good luck! ...Read more
Normal: Hormonal effect on the breast tissues. These hormones prepare the breasts to get a good supply of blood and to activate the mammary glands. The veins in the breasts get engorged with blood and this is mainly responsible for nipples burning during pregnancy. The best method to minimize the discomfort caused by breast changes is to wear bras that fit well or compress the breasts. ...Read more
Why might my nipple be swollen and have a burning sensation? Also one side of it is kinda hard and feel like a bump
Get seen..: If you are palpating a lump in your breast get seen with your Dr. ASAP. Most of the time at your age this is associated with benign problems (not related to cancer), but if for example it is an infection it requires treatment. It is also important to check for other more dangerous reasons if having symptoms even if you are young, esp. If you have a family history of breast cancer. ...Read more
My 3 month baby is using a premature nipple for feeding. Is it true if they take more than 15min to eat they r burning more calories than getting?
Bottle feed: The premature nipple had smaller opening so small flow. You can try a bigger one for him. ...Read more
Have had mirenaiud for 4 years nipples are burning and heavy sore all around boob is this normal?
I have a small pimple like in my nipple. It burns when I try to pop it. I have no history of cancer.
Pimple: See your doctor to rule out an infection. ...Read more
Burning sensation from left nipple status post open chest prcedure for valve repair 3 weeks status post operation?
My nipples are burning my stomach feels really hard and I feel something under my ribs. I wake up sick every morning?
I'm in South Africa and have 4 small red dots (bites) evenly spaced in a straight line on my nipple with a burning sensation?
My 11 yr old daughter said her nipple/areola feels like it's burning for a few seconds then goes away. Why is this happening?
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