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Doctor insights on: How Long Does Sensitive Nipples Associated With Pregnancy Last

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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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Sharp nipple pain -super sensitive but no breast pain. Dark nipples-not aureoles. Negative pregnancy test. Medroxyprog. Side effect? Medroxy period 7days ago, only 4 days long after 2 months.

Sharp nipple pain -super sensitive but no breast pain. Dark nipples-not aureoles. Negative pregnancy test. Medroxyprog. Side effect? Medroxy period 7days ago, only 4 days long after 2 months.

May be physiologic: Your gynecologist can help clarify this. You may need more blood test and maybe even imaging help clarify the reason. This may be part of your physiology but would be good to check it out. ...Read more

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Period & had unprotected sex during the last day and following 3 days. I started having extremely sensitive nipples 2d after sex. No bc 2 mos. Ideas?

Period & had unprotected sex during the last day and following 3 days.  I started having extremely sensitive nipples 2d after sex. No bc 2 mos. Ideas?

Pregnancy: It seems a little bit early for you to be having pregnancy related changes in your breasts. That being said, you could have gotten pregnant earlier or you are at risk of pregnancy and really should consider getting tested or being observant of your next period. Look for any redness or any excoriations of your nipples because that could be either pain related to minor trauma or a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Period is finished last sat & when I took off my bra,Inoticed a small fluid on my nipples. I squeezed it &another little fluid came out. pregnancy?

Nipple discharge: Check urine / blood HCG could be pregnancy or chest wall irritation. .If negative check prolactin level, TSH, ANA, .would f/u with doctor/urgent care for rare causes may need mammogarm /CXR if persists and negative tests , though most likely chest irritation or pregnasncy ...Read more

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My nipples are super sore/ sensitive, which is what alarms me to possible pregnancy, because it reminds me of my first pregnancy 5 years ago.

My nipples are super sore/ sensitive, which is what alarms me to possible pregnancy, because it reminds me of my first pregnancy 5 years ago.

Can do preg. test: 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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Boob hurts with sore and sensitive nipples? Any other causes besides pregnancy?

Boob hurts with sore and sensitive nipples? Any other causes besides pregnancy?

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

Sensitive Nipples (Definition)

It is common to have some pain or discomfort when a baby first latches on and begins feeding in the first few days or weeks. Some breastfeeding mothers describe nipple soreness as a pinching, ...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