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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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Heavy periods, depression, red face with light house work, tiredness, sore tender left nipple aches and pains and weight gain

Heavy periods, depression, red face with light house work, tiredness,  sore tender left nipple aches and pains and weight gain

See a doctor: There are lots of things that could be causing your symptoms. You may be entering perimenopause but you could have a thyroid problem or other hormonal problem. you need to see your primary provider or OB/GYN ...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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Aching right arm & right breast. breast is tender and in pain, nipple is aching and flat what could it be? no bump or underpit pain. irregular periods

Aching right arm & right breast. breast is tender and in pain, nipple is aching and flat what could it be? no bump or underpit pain. irregular periods

It sounds hormonal: Do you have any breast secretions?your problems sounds hormonal.the sensations in the breast can usually be inked to hormonal,progesterone especially.One tends to have more breast discomfort in the 2nd half of cycle .which is progesterone dominated. ...Read more

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2 week late on period, 3 negative hpt negative blood tests - yet very very sore nipples, head aches, hunger, stomach cramps , any reasons?

2 week late on period, 3 negative hpt negative blood tests - yet very very sore nipples, head aches, hunger, stomach cramps , any reasons?

Missed period: You may have tested too early for pregnancy. Test again, as your symptoms are consistent with pregnancy. If not pregnant then see your doctor about what is causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your nipples hurt or ache?

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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Yesterday, i found a hard lump in my left breast (on top of breast above nipple). I have aching in my armpits but otherwise no pain.

Yesterday, i found a hard lump in my left breast (on top of breast above nipple). I have aching in my armpits but otherwise no pain.

Seek medical care: Any palpable lump which is discoverd by the patient, her signifiant other or the health care provider needs a complete work up to determine its exact nature. Many turn out to be benign (not cancer) and some may be malignant (cancer). You need to see your doctor or a breast care specialist to have this lump checked nd diagnosed. Do not delay. ...Read more

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I have all the symptoms of being due on my period, sore nipples, lower back ache, etc.I'm also a week late but test negative?

I have all the symptoms of being due on my period, sore nipples, lower back ache, etc.I'm also a week late but test negative?

Repeat the test: If you had sex since your last period, you may wish to redo the pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Nipples sore, dull ache in abdomen, headaches and neckaches. Gassy, stomach making noises. Had unprotected sex. What can this be?

Nipples sore, dull ache in abdomen, headaches and neckaches. Gassy, stomach making noises. Had unprotected sex. What can this be?

Pregnancy Test: First step is to check a pregnancy test. Depending on when your last cycle was, this can affect test result and date of ovulation. Unprotected sex increases risk of STD/STI. Consider visiting your doctor or urgent care for both pregnancy and testing for above. If a patient has severe pain or bleeding, go to the ER. ...Read more

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