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Does Sore Nipples Cause Lactation Problems
Friction: Sometimes it just simple friction from the material from a bra or shirt especially if one is active that can cause irritation and soreness. ...Read more
No: A fibroadenoma is a solid benign mass. It can increase in size or become more sensitive/painful during pregnancy due to the increased hormone exposure. If the fibroadenoma is larger, meaning over 2 cm, it could be compressing/blocking a nearby duct but the mass itself does not produce fluid and result in nipple discharge. ...Read more
Can mild increase in prolactin cause tender breast especially before menstruation? Can it cause obesity?
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Many thingd: Your nipples are hormones and touch sensitive. The fluctuation of your hormone levels that occur during the month or with pregnancy can cause soreness. Touch stimulation such as with foreplay or from an improperly fitting bra or from going beakers can also cause nipple soreness. If the soreness persists or if you have a nipple discharge or breast lump, i would recommend seeing your doctor for eval. ...Read more
Fibrocystc: The most common cause of breast tenderness is due to fibrocystic changes in the breast. The breast has many glandular components and these glands can form small cysts that come and go, but can be very painful. One solution is to avoid as much caffeine as possible as this can intensify the symptoms. ...Read more
Milk?: Breast stimulation causes your body to release oxytocin. If you've given birth before, milk can be released during breast stimulation. Its always best to have a doctor confirm that it is milk because breast cancer is an occasional cause of breast discharge. the risk for this is higher if the discharge is on one side and contains blood. Best wishes! ...Read more
My friend who is a virgin , and is 20 has extremely sore nipples , what are some causes and at home treatments?
Several causes.: Might be hormonal more than anything else. For something bad ( cancer) to happen and affect both nipples at the same time would be extremely unlikely. But an elevated prolactin can do this ( many medicines can do this, ie. Meclopropamide), and a low thyroid will also elevate prolactin levels. Finally, if you are using a new detergent for your bra, this might causes some reaction. ...Read more
Various factors: The three symptoms are likely not related. A visit to an ob/gyn might be your best option, to evaluate all three problems. ...Read more
Ok: It is hormonal. Are you pregnant?Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably not: Just make sure you were not pregnant if the period was heavier than normal, call your gyn. ...Read more
I have had sore nipples for 17 days. The sensitivity started 2 days after my period ended on the 25 of november. What could cause this? Hurts to touch
Protect them: If you sleep on your stomach that pressure will decrease blood flow and impair healing and perpetuate your symptoms. Is your bra creating pressure or chafing as well? Try a triple antibiotic ointment and loose bandaid over each nipple and no bra for a few days. If these measures don't help then see your gynecologist for help. ...Read more
I'm a day late but I've been extremely stressed. I have mild cramps, back pain, sore nipples but no blood. Can stress cause a late period?
I been taking prenatal vitamins for about a month now with no stomach problems. Now i have sore nipples and my stomach is hard. What could it be?
Nipple pain: Some women experience pain of nipples when stressed or cold due to vasospasm (raynaud’s of the nipple). Allergies to deodorants, lotions ; soap can cause pain. Eczema or psoriasis can lead to nipple pain. When the nipple is engorged it can cause pain. Hormonal changes can cause (puberty, pms, period, pregnancy ; breast feeding). Thrush or bacterial infections can lead to pain. Friction against. ...Read more
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