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I'm having like little bumps around my nipples and their getting a little pointy , does that mean I could be pregnant?

I'm having like little bumps around my nipples and their getting a little pointy , does that mean I could be pregnant?

Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I'm not pregnant but my nipples hurt a lot always erect and have bumps what does this mean ?

I'm not pregnant but my nipples hurt a lot always erect and have bumps what does this mean  ?

Nipple erection: This can occur for many reasons other than pregnancy including just sexual thoughts, poorly fitted bras. It is also seen with elevated prolactin, so check for nipple discharge. ...Read more

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I'm not pregnant an I've never had a child but I have light red pinkish bumps on my nipples what does this mean do I need to go to a doctor?

I'm not pregnant an I've never had a child but I have light red pinkish bumps on my nipples what does this mean do I need to go to a doctor?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. You should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thotoughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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If I have a few bumps around my nipples am i pregnant?

If I have a few bumps around my nipples am i pregnant?

Not necessary: Bumps could also happen in cold conditions, lymphatics being activated. If your pregnancy test is negative do a axillary tissue lymph massage to help breast tissue drainage. ...Read more

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I bled a week early. My breasts are sore & i've noticed way more bumps around my nipples. Neg hpt day of expected period. Could i still be pregnant?

I bled a week early. My breasts are sore & i've noticed way more bumps around my nipples. Neg hpt  day of expected period. Could i still be pregnant?

Maybe. Maybe not.: One can re-test in a week. An early menstrual period may be caused by changes in hormone levels, which can be due to anxiety, stress, overworking, intense exercise, fatigue, or excessive weight gain/loss. If pregnancy happens, a bit of spotting sometimes occurs 9-14 days after conception and may seem to a woman that she's starting an early period. If symptoms continue she can see an ob-gyn doctor. ...Read more

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10. Days of missed period, getting white bumps around my nipples, negative pregnancy test, can I still be pregnant?

10. Days of missed period, getting white bumps around my nipples, negative pregnancy test, can I still be pregnant?

Time and technique: If you did the test correctly at 10 days after missed period and it was negative, it is unlikely that you are pregnant. Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx ...Read more

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20 year female. I haven't had a period for more than year. I discovered raised bumps around my nipples. Not pregnant. Breasts sore. Should I worry?

20 year female. I haven't had a period for more than year. I discovered raised bumps around my nipples. Not pregnant. Breasts sore. Should I worry?

Concern: At age 20 not having a period for a year is no normal and should be evaluated regardless of the raised bumps or sore breasts. See your doctor soon. Good luck ...Read more

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There are bumps on nipples, does this indicate i'm pregnant or not?

Small bumps with: Central white on nipples and aerolas are likely montgomery glands. They can become larger during pregnancy ; lactation but that is not diagnostic of pregnancy. So, take a home pregnancy test if you have missed your period. Take care. ...Read more

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Bumps are around my nipples, am i pregnant?

Bumps are around my nipples, am i pregnant?

The areola is the: Darker colored area surrounding the nipple. It has montgomery glands which look like small bumps with white material. It helps to keep the nipple lubricated. Although the montgomery glands can grow in size during pregnancy - it is not diagnostic of pregnancy. Thus, if you have missed your period, recommend you take a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Im on nexplanon, its my third year w it. Always was unlrotected never became pregnant. Bumps around nipples are appering. Does nexplanon wear off?

Nexplanon: Nexplanon is the most effective reversible birth control method. Failures are exceptionally rare. It is approved for 3 years of use and the levels do not wear off before that. After 3 years it should be removed and replaced if continued contraception is desired. It would not be related to bumps on the nipples. Schedule a virtual visit with a Healthtap primary care doctor to evaluate those. ...Read more

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Gassy, stomach pains, bumps on nipples - pregnancy?

If you missed your: Period these sxs can occur with pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test to know. Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas. ...Read more

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If you squeeze your nipple and a little white stuff comes out of the bumps, is that normal, or only with pregnant people?

See a doctor: It can occur in benign conditions, but is most common with pregnancy. You must be seen by a physician for an exam and lab work to determine the cause and how to treat this. Until then, wear a tight fitting bra and avoid activity that may cause nipple stimulation. ...Read more

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What to do if I have white bumps on my nipples, pregnancy symptom or PMS symptom?

Those white bumps: Are called montgomery glands. They help to lubricate the nipple ; the areola. They can become more prominent during pregnancy. ...Read more

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I'm 40 weeks pregnant and noticed something like "bumps" around my nipple and their red and they hurt. What could cause this??

Sebaceous glands: There are sebaceous glands around the edges of the areola. Around the base of the nipple, there may be some milk ducts. These are getting stimulated to het ready for lactation and are normal. If there is tenderness , you may have a blocked duct. Warm, wet compresses can help with this. ...Read more

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Hi, suspecting pregnancy, have nausea and vomiting but no bumps on areolas some pores look like they are opening on my nipples, NT like shown on net?

Possible pregnancy: If you are at least several days late for your period then check a pregnancy test. Breasts and nipples can change with hormone changes. ...Read more

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There are very small pimple like bumps on the dark part of my nipples so far I have counted 4 on the left on and 3 on the right... Pregnancy symptom?

There are very small pimple like bumps on the dark part of my nipples so far I have counted 4 on the left on and 3 on the right... Pregnancy symptom?

These aren't pimples: They are montgomery's tubercles, modified sweat or lubrication glands present in most women's areolas. Some have more; some have less; some are larger and some smaller. Pregnancy is perhaps one stimulant of these glands, but if you think you might be pregnant, get a test! ...Read more

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I took 2 pregnancy test first was positive second was negative. My nipples have weird bumps around them I have no clue what they are. Am i pregnant?

I took 2 pregnancy test first was positive second was negative. My nipples  have weird bumps around them I have no clue what they are. Am i pregnant?

Possibly: The best will be to have a blood work done to detect the level of HCG ( hormone of pregnancy at time when the level of HCG is very low it can appear positive in one test and negative in the other. It could also be a false positive. ...Read more

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