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What does it mean nipples hurt but not breast.?

What does it mean nipples hurt but not breast.?

Not much.: Women often come to me with sore nipples. This is no sign of breast disease or cancer. There's not much research on what causes nipple soreness. But I have seen it in women as a type of nerve pain from upper back issues. Starting a back health program can be helpful for all types of nerve pain including nipple soreness. Soreness can also be caused by hormonal changes as women near menopause. ...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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What doe it mean if your nipple hurt?

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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What does it mean when your nipples hurt or ache?

Nipples: 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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What does it mean when your nipples hurt and you have milk coming out of your glands?

What does it mean when your nipples hurt and you have milk coming out of your glands?

Galactorrhea: Milk coming out of the nipples is called galactorrhea. White discharge is milk, which may be caused by breastfeeding or pregnancy. It can also be caused by excessive prolactin (sometimes caused by a pituitary adenoma), trauma, or medications. Talk to your doctor for a history and physical, though you also may need labs or imaging to find the cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your nipple hurts but not your breast? I know for a fact that I'm not pregnant.

Varies: It could be due to a number of various conditions. Most commonly we see this issue with various materials that may rub against the nipple. Other possiblilities include manipulation of the nipples during intercourse, foreplay etc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a girls nipple hurt and get hard?

What does it mean when a girls nipple hurt and get hard?

Thelarche: The onset of puberty in a girl is usually accompanied by tender swelling under the nipple or nipples. You can usually assume this is the case unless there is hot skin or redness extending onto the skin around the nipples. If so, then have it checked. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your left nipple hurt really bad and I can't sleep?

What does it mean when your left nipple hurt really bad and I can't sleep?

Symptoms of insomnia: Some individuals experience insomnia, and while they cannot sleep, they have more sensitive areas in their body. Possibly, the symptoms presented here are not related. Insomnia is frequently related to depression, and depressed individuals present more somatic complaints. An appropriate examination will help to reach the correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a female's nipples hurt?

What does it mean when a female's nipples hurt?

Various Reasons: 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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What does it mean when your nipples constantly hurt?

What does it mean when your nipples constantly hurt?

Pain of Nipples: 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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What does it mean if a girl nipples hurt or are sore?

What does it mean if a girl nipples hurt or are sore?

Thelarche: The onset of puberty in a girl is usually accompanied by tender swelling under the nipple or nipples. You can usually assume this is the case unless there is hot skin or redness extending onto the skin around the nipples. If so, then have it checked. ...Read more

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What can it mean when a man nipple hurts on the heart side?

What can it mean when a man nipple hurts on the heart side?

Nipple: Nipple pains are usually related to problems in the nipple itself and not related to the heart ...Read more

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What does it mean when your left nipple hurt not breast just nipple and you can't sleep?

What does it mean when your left nipple hurt not breast just nipple and you can't sleep?

Pain: Nipple pain could be due to many possibilities including and not limited to friction, hormonal influences, inflammation, infection, or tumors. By far the most common cause is hormone influence with water retention and distention of the tissue. Check with your gynecologist for proper therapy and diagnosis. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your nipple is hard and it hurts?

What does it mean if your nipple is hard and it hurts?

You need: To see your doc for an evaluation, it could be a number of things, but sometimes breast cancers cause skin changes around the nipple (pagets disease). ...Read more

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What's it mean if I have a lump under both nipples that hurts to touch?

What's it mean if I have a lump under both nipples that hurts to touch?

Breast buds: And these are signs of puberty beginning. They are usually tender as it is breast tissue beginning to develop. The pain will subside after a few weeks. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my boobs and nipples hurt when I take my bra off?

Breast pain: Breast pain can be very difficult to treat and its causes are poorly understood. An ill fitting bra is often to blame. Make sure you see someone who is an expert on bra sizing. Sometimes breast pain can be associated with your menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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My nipples hurt; what can that mean?

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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What does it mean when your nipples itch and hurt and what can I do to stop it?

What does it mean when your nipples itch and hurt and what can I do to stop it?

Rash: Means you should definitely be examined by a doctor since this could be an infection or simply an allergic or irritant dermatitis. I would not do or take anything until you see a doctor who can examine you. ...Read more

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What does it mean when are nipples are on hard & hurt if your not horny or cold?

Several: Several reasons why. Sometimes it can be stimulation from nipples rubbing against clothing. Is that a possibility in your case? ...Read more

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