Top
30
Doctor insights on: Mean Nipple Hurt

Share
1

1
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


2

2
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

3

3
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

4

4
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

6

6
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

7

7
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

8

8
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

9

9
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

10

10
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

11

11
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

12

12
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

13

13
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

14

14
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

15

15
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

16

16
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

17

17
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

18

18
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

19

19
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

21

21
One of my nipples hurts. What does this mean?

One nipple: Hi a nipple hurting can have many causes. Trauma, hormones, breastfeeding, and even rarely cancer. Please see a surgeon that specializes in diseases of the breast for a complete exam perhaps even a biopsy. Serious conditions are uncommon but early intervention can be a life saver. ...Read more

22

22
My nipples and the area around them hurt to touch what does that mean?

Sensitive....: Hormone related tissue changes......present this way. That becomes a pleasurable experience during sex and lactation. ...Read more

24

24
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

26

26
We weren't thing to get pregnant we used protection but my nipples hurt and I have cramps it's been a week does this mean I'm pregnant?

We weren't thing to get pregnant we used protection but my nipples hurt and I have cramps it's been a week does this mean I'm pregnant?

No!: The most accurate way of checking is to get the beta chain human chorionic gonadotropin test. It is accurate within 5 days. Also, if you were really trying NOT to get pregnant now is not the best time to be educating yourselves about it. For the man, insist on condom use. If he refuses, break off your relationship. For you, there are loads of options. Planned Parenthood is a good starting point! ...Read more

27

27
What does it mean when your breast and nipples hurt?

Breast Pain: Constant, dull aching pain in the outer extremities of the breast is a normal problem and often results from changes in the breast tissue, often referred to as "fibrocystic" changes. Pain in the nipple may indicate infection, or it could result from injury or friction. Other causes of breast and nipple pain include benign tumors, mastitis and cancerous tumors (these usually do not cause pain). ...Read more

29

29
I'm not pregnant but my nipples hurt a lot always erect and have bumps what does this mean?

Nipple erection: This can occur for many reasons other than pregnancy including just sexual thoughts, poorly fitted bras. It is also seen with elevated prolactin, so check for nipple discharge. ...Read more

30

30
No man-breasts but I ran into a pole and the nipple is swollen/hurts some. What does this mean?

Contusion: Any part of the body, when smacked, will swell and be painful and sometimes might bruise. It sounds like you hit your chest on top of your nipple which is causing this. Ice can help it for several days and then just wait for it to spontaneously improve which it likely will if what you describe is all that happened. ...Read more

Find us on Facebook