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Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more


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Breast feel extremely heavy, blue veins , nipples tender when touched, and irritability. What could these be symptoms of?

Breast feel extremely heavy,  blue veins , nipples tender when touched, and irritability.  What could these be symptoms of?

Pregnant?: The signs of pregnancy include breast enlargement and tenderness, abdominal fullness, nausea/vomiting, and perhaps some emotional changes. ...Read more

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What causes blue veins round nipples?

What causes blue veins round nipples?

Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. These are almost always normal findings and normal variations of chest veins. They tend to be more pronounced in fair skinned females and they may be related to hereditary factors or even pregnancies. No treatment is necessary unless for cosmetics. ...Read more

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30 days late. I took a few test and all negative. Symptoms are breast enlargement, burning nipples, blue veins in breast and chest. Could I be?

30 days late. I took a few test and all negative. Symptoms are breast enlargement, burning nipples, blue veins in breast and chest. Could I be?

Tests are accurate: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate and not affected by foods, herbs, common illnesses, sexually transmitted diseases, or medications. A correctly done urine test gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon. ...Read more

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Boyfriend never cam inside me had my period on time first month and late the second since but heavy. now have blue veins on nipples and sore breasts!

Boyfriend never cam inside me had my period on time first month and late the second since but heavy. now have blue veins on nipples and sore breasts!

PG test first, then.: First, do a pregnancy test as "pre cum" can cause live sperm to impregnate you. If the test is negative, then the sore breasts may simply be a function of excess hormone (estrogen) stimulation. See a GYN MD or clinic if you still have any concerns. ...Read more

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Nipples and blue vein showing up on my boob leading toward nipple, is this bad?

Nipples and blue vein showing up on my boob leading toward nipple, is this bad?

That is normal: If you have fair skin, it is completely normal to see veins under the skin surface. Light blue veins, in particular, are common and are called reticular veins. Veins you can feel or skin discoloration (darkening) around the veins are abnormal. Otherwise, no need to do anything. ...Read more

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Why are there blue veins around my nipple? Note: I am a virgin, but have given and received oral sex.

Why are there blue veins around my nipple? Note: I am a virgin, but have given and received oral sex.

Nothing to worry: Veins can be prominent on the skin anywhere on the body. So it doe snot carry any particular meaning or significance. ...Read more

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What does blue leaking from the nipple mean? Im on birth control

What does blue leaking from the nipple mean? Im on birth control

Very common: Any woman who has been pregnant can have some nipple discharge. Rarely does birth control pills/patch/ring cause it. Please check with your physician for a serum prolactin blood test and exam to isolate the cause. ...Read more

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She has blue veins on both nipples she had protected sex twice. Period in 13 days is she possibly pregnant or what?

She has blue veins on both nipples she had protected sex twice. Period in 13 days is she possibly pregnant or what?

Pregnancy: Veins in the breast are nl. Most patients of white complexity have visible veins in chest area. I dont understand if she is late 13 days or that her period will come in 13 days. How the patient use protection determines her risk of pregnancy. Remember no single method is 100% effective. ...Read more

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What is the cause of blue veins popping around nipples and breast?

Such findings are...: Such findings are often seen with pregnancy as the body prepares for lactation. Are you nipples sore? Please see your physician to verify or rule out pregnancy and have a complete physical exam to verify.

Always consult your physician regarding verification of any health issues, disease, nutrition, exercise and mental wellness. Answers provided by dr. Michael w. Turner are provided as gene. ...Read more

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Only had 3 day bleed last cycle, had a very faint positive test bt then disappeared. Blue veins on breasts, nipples sore, tired, nauseous. Preg still?

Only had 3 day bleed last cycle, had a very faint positive test bt then disappeared. Blue veins on breasts, nipples sore, tired, nauseous. Preg still?

Sounds like no: You can repeat a home pregnancy test now. If it is negative then you are not pregnant. If you do not believe the home tests then you can schedule a visit to have a blood BHCG test done. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods my breast always get tender a week before i start which they are but just noticed blue vein going to nipple what can this mea?

I have irregular periods my breast always get tender a week before i start which they are but just noticed blue vein going to nipple what can this mea?

Most likely: This is a reflection of you holding onto extra fluid, as many women do in the days preceding the onset of menses. Unless it is painful, hard or has surrounding redness and signs of inflammation, it will likely recede after your cycle. ...Read more

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Period is 2 weeks late. Mild cramps, swollen breasts, sensitive nipples, visible blue veins. 2 negative pregnancy tests. Possibly pregnant?

Period is 2 weeks late. Mild cramps, swollen breasts, sensitive nipples, visible blue veins. 2 negative pregnancy tests. Possibly pregnant?

Yes: What you describe certainly are symptoms of a pregnancy. Wait a week and do another test and repeat in several days. if they a call your OB/gyn. I wish you the best of luck. ...Read more

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Blue veins on chest, nipples, hips & legs. 2 - hpt, can hear heart beat in ears, constipated, bloating, weight loss, what could be wrong?

Blue veins on chest, nipples, hips & legs. 2 - hpt, can hear heart beat in ears, constipated, bloating, weight loss, what could be wrong?

Problems: Sorry you have those problems. You MUST see your doctor as soon as possible.
If you have to wait a few days for an appointment please have a family or friend person take you to the nearest Emergency facility.

Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have blue clear liquid discharging from my nipples?

Nipple discharge: Any fluid discharging from the nipples needs to be evaluated by your gyn or family physician. This can sometimes be an infection or a hormonal issue but either way needs to be checked. ...Read more

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My nipples keep turning dark blue. Once i wet my finger and rub them they stop then in about ten mins it does it again. Im a young adult and very active?

My nipples keep turning dark blue. Once i wet my finger and rub them they stop then in about ten mins it does it again. Im a young adult and very active?

Raynaud's: It's a new one for me, but I'm guessing you are thin and possibly have low blood pressure. It's more common with breastfeeding but can occur without. See http://www.healthboards.com/boards/raynauds-syndrome/845667-raynauds-vasospasm-without-breast-feeding.html . You should probably be checked for autoimmune disease such as Scleroderma or Lupus, but the syndrome can happen without illness. ...Read more

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One of my nipples tends to be a bit purple/blue until it's touched then it goes a normal light pink. It's done this for at least 3-4 years?

Paget;s disease.: Unilateral, temporary nipple vasostasis of unknown cause, seemingly resolving on contact. This suggests local irritation that causes vasocontraction. Could it be early signs of paget's disease? ...Read more

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Nipples become very painful, and turn white and sometimes blue. Used to be just in the cold, but now more random even in warm room. Is this serious?

Nipples become very painful, and turn white and sometimes blue. Used to be just in the cold, but now more random even in warm room. Is this serious?

Sounds vascular: The change in color sounds like a reduction in blood flow due to local circulatory factors. Ask your Pulmonary Doctor about your asthma medications!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more