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Bruise On Nipple
Breast pain: You should probably see your doctor as soon as you can to get that diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
I hit my chest against a wooden banister. Should I be worried about a small bruise around my nipple?
Bruise: Bruising the breast obviously going to be sore for several days may even be weeks. Nothing need to worry about unless signs of infection shows up. Watch for redness, warmth and increasing tenderness and fever, otherwise icing and non steroidal anti inflammatory like advil or aleve (naproxen) should help. ...Read more
I hit my chest on a bannister. I have a small bruise near my nipple. Should I be worried since its on the same side as my heart? Its light brown.
Don't worry...: Your heart is very well protected by your rib-cage. Its unlikely that you damaged your heart unless you broke a rib. Keep an eye on it but you are most likely only superficially bruised. Best wishes! ...Read more
Maybe: If spontaneous and not related to trauma and are a female of middle age maybe, see a dr for eval. ...Read more
Both breasts sharp pain, bruise underneath the nipples, nipples inverted, a little white discharge?
See a doctor asap: The symptoms you are describing sound worrying. Please see a doctor immediately who can conduct an examination and order investigations to ensure they rule out any sinister causes for your symptoms. Please do not delay ...Read more
Be seen!!!: If this occurred without trauma you should see a physician for an exam. If you experienced trauma to this area, give it time to heal. If it heals slowly or doesn't heal (lump and bruise do not diminish) go see your doctor. All serious diseases (including cancer) of the breast are best diagnosed and treated early. ...Read more
My son is 12 weeks old. He has red/purple bruise below his left eye, aligned faint, circular bruises over the right maxillary and lateral to the right eye. Circular bruises adjacent to right nipple area of probable faint bruising. R?
I was in the shower when I noticed that I had a bruise on the right side of my left nipple, should I be worried? Maybe I slept on it wrong?
Wait a few days: If it fades in a few days like any other bruise, it was not a serious problem. ...Read more
Wondering why nipples feel a little sore. Can they become tender after prolonged simulation with partner? (Feel a little bruised with bra on)
Yes: If you have had prolonged stimulation as described above, they can become sore and tender for a few days. Ice may help if necessary ...Read more
My left nipple is always itchy. But it doesn't get any bruise when I scratch it. Had this for years. Thanks?
Could be eczema?: Advise you to make an appt with a doctor. ...Read more
My left nipple keeps turning purple, like a bruise, but if I get water on it it goes back to normal, what are the reasons for that?!
I woke up one morning with a random darker skin coloured splotch on both of my boobs, my nipples look bruised, and they are soar. What's wrong?
Breast symptoms: Assuming no trauma was involved. Including intimate relations, it makes sense to have a physician examine your breasts and rule out infection as well as cancer. Please make an appointment to see your PMD as soon as possible, if the symptoms and signs described continue without any aggravating physical trauma. ...Read more
The tips of my nipples are bruised. They have not been touched or injured. My breasts feel full and achy. I am post menopausal. What could it be?
I press on my chest and it feels bruised without doing anything for that to happen. Feels tender above the nipple. Both sides...Not in center. Er?
I had a bruise on the side of my nipple which has now turned into a spot which won't go away and produced pus and I can now see a hole once pus gone?
Skin infections: Pus on the skin is usually the symptom of a skin infection. When red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occassionally drainage. See your doctor, because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. ...Read more
Popped a lump on my nipple and, clear liquid came out and it hurts like, a, bruise? What is going on here?
Possible cyst: Hard to tell what a lump on the nipple that drains clear liquid when "popped" is, without seeing it. The fact that they liquid is clear, and not bloody or pussy looking, is reassuring. As with all new lumps, if it persists have your physician look at it ...Read more
My nipples feel bruised and I know I'm ovulating because of my period tracker, can it be because of that?
I found a black dot on my boob near my nipple it looks similar to a bruise but has been there for about two weeks. What could it be?
It may need an exam: This short of time for something to appear on the skin is usually caused from the outside (trauma, scratched, etc). I would wait another 2 weeks. If there is still no change, then I would have it checked out by a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a red-ish discoloration that is tender coming off my right nipple and a line coming off the roundish bruise like discoloration.
Possible infection: You didn't provide much detail to know for sure, but it could be an infection. See your doctor to fully evaluate and treat. The ducts, glands, and hair follicles around the nipple can become infected. ...Read more
I have been having a bruise feeling pain under my left nipple that hurts when pushed. I am 21, on Seasonique and neg preg test. What could this be?
Could ne nothing:
If you are sexually active, your partner might been a little rough while handling your breast.
assuming that you never had children and you are not breast feeding, and you said you are not pregnant, then it could be as simple as your bras pressing on the nipple, or the way you sleep, you end up bruising your nipple.
if none of these answers are possible, go and see a doctor. ...Read more
I have chest pain just under the nipple on L side following a blow during hockey. There is no external bruising. It is painful to take a full breath?
I have a painful bruise above my collarbone on the front left side of my neck and I have no idea what it is. Can it have something to do with my nipple?
Strange?: Your nipple is a little bit lower than the clavicle. As 4 the bruised area, many times minimal trauma which goes unnoticed can cause this, also heavy back pack may B the culprit. Your nipple has nothing 2 do with it. ...Read more
Hi, roughly two weeks ago my right nipple developed some purplish discolouration (not a bruise) which has not gone away should I see a doctor?
Age?: If no injury or excess stimulation, yes. ...Read more
My partner used nipple clamps on my tits two weeks ago and they are still sore have I bruised them? Cant lay on them or put any pressure on them
Get an exam: Just to be sure, if you have ongoing symptoms, certainly, avoid these in the future ...Read more
I've had a light brown bruise half an inch underneath my left nipple for about 3 weeks now, with no discomfort upon touching. It doesn't feel warm or tender, I do feel a general inflammatory discomfort on my left side sometimes. No recent injuries.?
Nipple bruise in man: It would be good to have a doctor look at the "bruised" area and do a general exam to assess your comment about general inflammation. There are some simple blood tests that can assess for inflammation in the body. Breast complaints in men are not as common, but should obviously be evaluated if they don't resolve within a reasonable time frame. Good luck. ...Read more
What can cause nipples to feel bruised if I'm not getting my period for another two weeks and I've been having sex?
I have noticed a bruise on both of my breast nipples and it pains. On the left side it is almost coming out when it gets tender.?
Hello! I am a 44 year old female and I noticed a green bruise like mark on my left breast right above my nipple. It does not hurt but when I press it?
Plan: Rational approach is to observe it for a week, and with worsening better of to make apt with Doctor ...Read more
Bruise on breast. Covers half the nipple and some outer region. What is the cause? Has a swollen red center. Extremely painful.
Ans: Bruising is a sign of trauma. Did you have any injury or roughness to this are? The redness may be a result of trauma as well or may be infectious. But I would suspect more trauma since the large bruise is there. See your doctor for complete exam and be totally truthful ...Read more
My nipples feel bruised. Last month my period was mostly light brown which isn't normal, and I'm not on birth control anymore. What's wrong?
Pregnancy?: If you are sexually active, these could be symptoms of pregnancy. If you are also having stomach or more specifically pelvic pain then you need to take a pregnancy test and see a doctor right away if it is positive! ...Read more
My nipples are been super sensitive and feel bruised for about 4 days. I'm getting my period and not on birth control right now. What's wrong?
In the week before a period, progesterone is at a high level. The body is preparing to receive the fertilized ovum and every organ in your body is effected. The breasts are hormone sensitive organs and respond to the highs and lows of the menstrual cycle. This is not comfortable but very normal. ...Read more
25/m flared up mole 4 inches below left nipple. Went to 2 drs, both said no. Ribs around the mole feel bruised. How do I make sure its not cancerous?
Biopsy: The only thing to definitely tell you whether this is cancerous or not is by having a biopsy. An experienced dermatologist can help you recognize the need to have biopsy done or just a follow up. Go to see a dermatologist and discuss further with the doctor. ...Read more
Both breasts feel bruised and tender. Very painful. Not pregnant. Yellowish discharge from nipples.
Not normal: The only situation in which this would be normal or expected is if you are an avid runner/athlete who does not have a well-fitting sports bra. Otherwise a nipple discharge without a history of pregnancy, delivery or breast-feeding in the recent past is always abnormal and warrants an exam. A 1-sided discharge is more urgently concerning than a symmetric one. ...Read more
Had bruise on inside of left breast and could feel something going from top of breast to nipple, what I imagine a swollon vein would feel like.
Sore nipples for 3weeks, now week of them not being sore, I have a bruise type pain (but no bruise) and lump in right breast?
Nursing a baby?: If you are or are not that matters on what to do. If you are consult a lactation consultant. If you are not nursing an infant, have a doctor examine your breasts. This could be infection, or it could be a growth, or it could be normal breast cysts that come and go monthly in some women. Please have a doctor do a history and physical to attend to your problems. ...Read more
My nipples have been feeling bruised for like 3 days and I've been having sex, I'm not on birth control and I get my period in 2 weeks, why?
Small, bruise like purple spot on part of my left nipple. Not painful, has been there for months with no change. Still waiting on derm appointment. What could this be? Could it have come due to breast size increase on BC?
Unlikely: Would suspect a new nevus. You still at the age when those could pop up. See ur Derm for close look and maybe a biopsy. ...Read more