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Why is my nipples aching?

Why is my nipples aching?

Various possibilitie: There are various possibilities. One is trauma such as during sexual activity. If they are red, swollen or have a discharge -- or if the pain continues, see your doctor. ...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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My wife's nipples are aching every morning when we woke up.. why? Please let me know what's the symptoms of breast cancer & its cause & how to prevent?

My wife's nipples are aching every morning when we woke up.. why? Please let me know what's the symptoms of breast cancer & its cause & how to prevent?

Not cancer: Nipple sensitivity and aching are hormone related and had nothing to do with cancer now nipple discharge bloody or not different story in spite of the majority of nipple discharge are benign but it could be a red flag for cancer then all patient had to be evaluated by a physician any lump or a mass or deformity in the shape of the breast or changes on the skin of the breast had to be reported too ...Read more

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I'm on birth control i missed my period by 2days i'm not feelin sick, headaches, back aches my nipples are not darker I do have some cramps am i prego?

I'm on birth control i missed my period by 2days i'm not feelin sick, headaches, back aches my nipples are not darker I do have some cramps am i prego?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Why is my nipples hard and sore?

Need more info: This is the kind of scenario best tackled by your doctor. He/she can ask questions, perform an examination, and possibly order tests to find out what's wrong. ...Read more

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Why my nipples so sore and hard ?

More info: Well hard to make assessment with the information given. You need to give s good history. Being near your period could cause such symptoms but cannot help you with the information given ...Read more

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Can excercise make your nipples sore?

Friction: If there is friction of the nipple against fabric (from a tee shirt or a bra) while moving or bouncing, that can lead to soreness. May need a bra that provides more supportection. ...Read more

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My nipples are very sore. What is this?

Hormones or: Irritation. If you have been over stimulating the nipples, they will get sore. They will get better if you leave them alone for a few days. If you have any rash on them, you should get that checked. Sometimes they can get sore with hormone changes during your cycle also. If you are drinking a lot of caffeine that usually causes breast soreness, but may be worth cutting down that and seeif it helps. ...Read more

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My nipples are always hard and sore now?

Am I right?: Seems like it is related to breast-feeding. Apply mineral oil after you r done feeding. Wash with soap befor u breast feed again. ...Read more

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Why are my nipples so sensitive and sore.

Sensitive nipples: Please add a lot more information and re-ask. Is this something new or have you had problem a long time. Are you perhaps pregnant? ...Read more

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My nipples are really sore what does this mean?

Gynecomastia: Gynecomastia is development of male breasts which can be preceded by nipple sensitivity in those w/excess estrogen. I mention this because you used the symbol for a guy. If that was in error, you might have mastitis or localized infection of your nipples. Regardless of your gender, go see your family physician for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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What are some reasons why my nipples become sore?

Many possible reason: Some women experience breast/nipple soreness at different times during their menstrual cycle. Nipples can also become sore from too much friction due to wearing loose fitting clothes without a bra. ...Read more

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What causes sore and an increase size of nipples?

Hormone variations: Pregnancy can do that, as well as hormone changes for other reasons. See your doctor for complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Why would my nipples be hard and sore for like a week now?

Nipple soreness: nipples are sensitive to hormones, and may become hard and irritated if you are pregnant. they may also develop a dermatitis, from detergents used to wash your bra or undershirts. They could be irritated if another person or an animal plays with your nipples or sucks on them, You can use hydrocortisone cream 1%, twice a day, and do a pregnancy test. If not better, go see your doctor. ...Read more

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My nipples have been sore for two weeks, should I be worried?

No, Not really: Sore nipples do not suggest anything serious. I think they will settle down and get back to normal in a short time. Give it another 2-4 weeks before you go and have your doctor check you.. ...Read more

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My nipples been sore and hard the last two weeks. Can u tell me why.

Multiple factors: undergarment ( bras) sexual activity, hormonal changes,skin irritiation or breasr irritation- I suggest a full breast exam and breast ultrasound. ...Read more

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