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Why does my nipple hurt so bad when i get cold?

Why does my nipple hurt so bad when i get cold?

Not sure: But raynaud's phenomena can affect the nipple ; be very painful. ...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 nipples hurt really bad when my 1 week old latches on! Suggestions?

My nipples hurt really bad when my 1 week old latches on! Suggestions?

Lactation consultant: You may want to meet with a local lactation consultant who can physically observe how your baby is latching on. When babies latch to the nipple tip only (instead of latching around the areola/dark ring), nipple soreness and ineffective feeding occurs. Another possible cause is a fungal infection, especially if your baby has thrush in the mouth. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my nipples hurt really bad when my 1 week old laches on! what can I do?

What do you suggest if my nipples hurt really bad when my 1 week old laches on! what can I do?

Painful nursing : Breast feeding can be challenging and uncomfortable for the first few weeks after delivery. Infants who latch to the nipple tip (instead of on the entire areola), candida infections of the nipple, and engorgement can all cause pain during nursing. Lactation consultants can be invaluable in making the experience as wonderful as it should be. ...Read more

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Why do my nipples hurt?

Why do my nipples hurt?

Needcontext: There are a myriad of reasons for any particular, single symptom. We need to know the timing, setting, associated symptoms, etc, before we can even begin to give an educated guess. ...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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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

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Why do my nipples hurt when you push on them?

Depends: Have you had recent surgery? Is it both nipples? Is it more sensitive than it has been in the past? Are there hormonal influences? Any history of trauma? Infection? Best is to see your regular md for an evaluation and referral if necessary. ...Read more

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My nipples hurt and they are dark.. is this a symptom?

Nipple color: Well nipple color is determined by our skin color, darker the skin darker the nipples, but if that's something new then you might want to discuss that with your doctor especially if you have skin discoloration in other places like abdomen and face. ...Read more

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Why do my nipples hurt after something goes up my ***?

Why do my nipples hurt after something goes up my ***?

Possible infection?: See a doctor to evaluate for possible infection, cultures and to prescribe antibiotics. ...Read more