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I woke up with sore nipples, what could be wrong?

I woke up with sore nipples, what could be wrong?

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

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


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Tender boobs sore nipples, food craving why? Help

Are you sexually : Active? Have you missed your period? If yes, please take a pregnancy test. Take care. ...Read more

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Sore nipples after I stopped taking the pill; is that normal?

Sore nipples after I stopped taking the pill; is that normal?

Stopping BC Pills: Yes it is normal.When you stop birth control pills you can feel like you are pregnat and it is common to have sore breasts and sore nipples. ...Read more

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Sore nipples during pregnany, how can I relieve the discomfort?

Nipple cream: There are multiple brands of nipple cream targeted to pregnant and breastfeeding women. Check at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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When should a woman have sore nipples, befire or during ovulation?

When should a woman have sore nipples, befire or during ovulation?

Individual: Sorry there is no rule about nipple soreness or 'correct' answer could be either or not at all - an individual woman must get familiar with what her own body tells her about ovulation; relying on a rule is often misleading. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is 16, and is experiencing sore nipples. What could be causing the soreness?

My girlfriend is 16, and is experiencing sore nipples. What could be causing the soreness?

Not sure: Premenstrual? Ovulating? Pregnant? Oral contraceptives? Overly vigorous stimulation? Friction against clothing? ...Read more

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Extremely sore nipples and clear discharge?

INFECTION?: You have sore nipples and a clear discharge. It can be a start of an infection. Try putting warm packs to relieve it. If extremely painful, cold compress helps pain.See your md for signs of infection. Normally you should not have a discharge. You can take analgesic for now. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for sore nipples?

What is the best treatment for sore nipples?

Sore nipples: If the sore nipples are not because you are nursing your baby. Please seek consultation from a physician who specializes in the treatment of breasts. In rare cases there could be an infection, or very rare a type of breast cancer. Please don't worry, i'm just giving answers if you are not actively breast feeding. If the other notable physicians remedies don't seem to help. Please reconsult. ...Read more

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Nipple Irritation (Definition)

One's breasts may provide the first signs that she is pregnant. Women's breasts often get tender and begin increasing in size very early in pregnancy. ...Read more