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Is it normal for your nipples to hurt after not wearing a bra for just one day?

Is it normal for your nipples to hurt after not wearing a bra for just one day?

Yes: Irritation caused by friction or rubbing against clothing without proper support from the bra is fairly common. Wear a properly fitting bra daily to prevent this. ...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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Am I pregnant? I am due for my period today, I'm am not showing any of my usual pms signs, (crying, breasts soreness, cramps). My nipples are very tender, even wearing a bra hurts. My cervix is closed. I am on a 28 day cycle, Ovulated June 15th.

Am I pregnant? I am due for my period today, I'm am not showing any of my usual pms signs, (crying, breasts soreness, cramps). My nipples are very tender, even wearing a bra hurts. My cervix is closed. I am on a 28 day cycle, Ovulated June 15th.

Need pregnancy test: The only way to be as certain as possible is to apply a pregnancy test. I usually tell my patients to wait for at least 1 week after the period is due just in case it is simply late. Nothing else you've mentioned can be used to diagnose a pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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About four days ago my nipples started to become really tender and sore, could NOT wearing a bra be the cause of this?

About four days ago my nipples started to become really tender and sore, could NOT wearing a bra be the cause of this?

Yes: If your nipples are rubbing against an article of clothing that has an irritant contained therein, then yes. Sometimes the irritant is a poorly rinsed shirt or blouse after laundering that still contains soap embedded within. ...Read more

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Lately i can't wear a regular t-shirt without a sport bra or my nipples hurt badly. Is this normal?

Friction: Friction of fabric against the nipple can cause irration and pain of the nipple. This is especially true if the breasts bounce without support. ...Read more

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One of my nipples hurt when rubbed. Is that normal? Does it mean they are possibly growing? Thank you

Injury to nipple: It is possible that your breast may be growing. However, if it is only the nipple, trauma may be the cause. Trauma could be from bra, excessive touching/ manipulation , dry skin or infection. Nipples may also hurt during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Im a teen. One of my nipples looks a little cracked. Its not dry, does not hurt. Just looks cracked and one of the little areas is brown/black normal?

Depends on the size: Pigmented lesions ar eof concern if they are growing in size/diameter to more than 4 mm. So watch it for sometime and note any changes. A change of color and or size indicate they are active and may be better to be removed. ...Read more

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My nipples seem to be slightly damp when I take my bra off just after a normal day is this ok area around them also seem damp ?

Damp breast w/bra: if you are in the northern hemisphere it is summer so the heat could be causing sweating. Also what is the bra made of in summer try to wear cotton spots bra as nylon/ polyester does not breathe and will promote sweating f/u w/doc ...Read more

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Next day after core biopsy of breast my nipple is very very sensitive to bra, touch, pressure, cold. Is this normal? How long will this last? Thank yo

N/A sensitivity/post: Usually very short term issue. But if after 1 month still with decreased or increased sensitivity of the N/A see your surgeon fir examination & explanation. Some cases there is a sensory cutaneous nerve pain syndrome that needs injection therapy with PIP injections. ...Read more

Bra (Definition)

A bra (or brassiere) is a form-fitting undergarment designed to support a woman's breasts. ...Read more