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Why do nipples get dark during pregnancy?

Why do nipples get dark during pregnancy?

Nobody knows. : Most people believe that the hormonal changes in pregnancy cause this, but nobody really knows for sure. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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In early pregnancy is it normal for your nipples to get hard easily?

In early pregnancy is it normal for your nipples to get hard easily?

Yes: Breasts become swollen and enlarged in early pregnancy so it is easier for the nipples to stiffen. ...Read more

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Nipples getting dark during pregnancy, it it permanent? are there any cream or ointment to get them back to normal after pregnancy?

Nipples getting dark during pregnancy, it it permanent? are there any cream or ointment to get them back to normal after pregnancy?

Progesterone : This is usually due to the pregnancy hormone, progesterone. Sometimes it returns to normal after pregnancy. Wait until after you deliver to see how your body reacts and then see a doctor if no improvement. Good health. ...Read more

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If you have hard nipples can it be a sign of pregnancy?

If you have hard nipples can it be a sign of pregnancy?

Test: A positive pregnancy test is the best sign of pregnancy, along with a missed period. If you're worried take a home pregnancy test. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My nipples will not stop getting hard can it be a sign of pregnancy or something else?

My nipples will not stop getting hard can it be a sign of pregnancy or something else?

Doctor can check: A primary care or ob-gyn doctor can GT all the details and check to see if there is a medical issue, if a woman has mild breast or menstrual-related symptoms. Many women have some variations with breast sensations, mucus discharge, their periods, or a missed period on occasion. Some women feel normal after a few days, but others have bothersome symptoms and follow-up with a doctor. ...Read more

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During pregnancy is it possible for nipples to hurt during the time I normally ovulate and only then.

Estrogen effects: While ovulation relates to a surge in estrogen levels, breast and nipple tenderness can occur at other times, such as menstruation, pregnancy, and other times of hormonal imbalances, the list is rather long. Your pregnancy causes sensitivity that can be cyclical - I suggest you run this by your OB for more answers ...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