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Hard And Sore Nipples
I'm a 22 year old female I have hard and sore nipples, I have bloating and haven't had my period in 5 months and im not pregnant?
I am suffering from a hard, sore nipples so sensitive to anything! And acne, headache. Did two pregnancy tests and were negative missed period and waiting for the second one. Dunno what's wrong..
GYN monitoring: Call for an immediate breat exam and hormonal evaluation. ...Read more
Frequent urination, hard/sore nipples, swollen breasts, bloating, pain when pushing on uterus/above pelvic bone, acne, fatigue. Can I be pregnant?
Possibly, but..: These are also symptoms of just the normal monthly changes we as menstruating women experience around that time of the month as well. Could just be part of your "normal" cycle. If you had unprotected sex in the last month, it may not hurt to check a pregnancy test as well, but my guess is it's the normal hormonal changes most of us experience month to month. Could also consider UTI? ...Read more
I am awaiting my appt with breast dr. I am 49 yo male with hard, sore nipple. No discharge. Don't feel lump. What could be causes?
Can't tell need exam: For any breast lump physician has to (must) see to give an opinion, 1% breast cancers are in men, more often diagnosis is delayed, majority of time they are benign, call your doctor again for early appointment. ...Read more
Hard/sor nipple male:
You are eighteen and you probebely still in puberty.It is not unusual for teenage boys to have breast swelling and painful lumps in nipples and breast enlargement dut to estrogen which is produced during puberty along with testosterone
but as a precaution consult your doctor to rule out other causes. ...Read more
I am 19 years old, I have had sore hard nipples for a week now and feel bloated everywhere. My period was 2 weeks ago. What could be the cause?
? Sexually active: You didn't mention if you were sexually active and if active using any form of birth control. Need to first rule out pregnancy if you are sexually active. Bleeding 2 weeks ago may not have been a period. Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. Followup with doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more
I had a hard clot come out and I'm not on my period. I have had very sore nipples and no period since February 18?
Late menses: If you truly have not had a period since 2/18, then a pregnancy test is appropriate. ...Read more
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?
I have an Immovable, painless, hard lump in my right armpit and sore nipples for a week during which I felt very exhausted and hungry. What could it be?
Hard armpit lump: I recommend you see a doctor right away for a good physical exam. It is impossible to advise you here on what you describe. It could be nothing and it could be something important. Best of luck to you! ...Read more
Sore nipples, gas, bloating, hard uterus, achy cervix, and beyond hungry. 35 days late, had spotting at 2 weeks late. Negative ept. Can I still be preg?
Sounds like no: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. Schedule a visit to have your symptoms evaluated ...Read more
...Any Infection, ...: 67 y/o male asks, Why do I have sore nipples? One needs to know if this is new or has been on going. Is it continuous on a daily basis or is it Periodic. Does one traumatize or play with it. Any infection, redness or discharge? Does one have Hormone or Prostate issue or even taking herbs to manage E.D. Erectile Dysfunction. Best to see one's PCP for answers. ...Read more
See a doctor: The quick answer is that the breasts @ any age are still hormonally sensitive. That will never fully go away. Are you taking medications? Have you had a mammogram? Have you had a breast exam? What is your family history? See a doctor to be evaluated. No need to wonder. Your evaluation will be quick and very simple. ...Read more
Get help: There are several ways you can fix this, but the one thing not to do is to just wait and hope it will get better. A lactation consultant or nurse or doctor can help. If you are sore and cracked, it will cause you pain and put you are risk for infection! Try allowing the nipple to air dry with some breast milk on them after feeds and review the baby's latch on position carefully. Good luck! ...Read more
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
It may have been: Excessive or too rough - leaving dry or abraded skin. ...Read more
See a doc: Before menopause there are 2 main reasons for sore nipples/breasts: post ovulation and pregnancy. If menopausal then fluctuating hormone syndrome (climacteric syndrome) can cause sore nipples. Lastly, sore nipples can be a warning sign for breast cancer. In a condition known as paget’s disease of the nipple, the nipple becomes irritated with redenning, pain and sometimes itching. See your doc. ...Read more
Tender breasts: Nipples that are tender or hurt when touched ...Read more
Doing what right?: Please clarify and re-ask. Thanks.Get a more detailed answer ›
Avoid stimulation: May need to place bandages over nipples to decrease pain ...Read more