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I woke up one morning with a random darker skin coloured splotch on both of my boobs, my nipples look bruised, and they are soar. What's wrong?
Breast symptoms: Assuming no trauma was involved. including intimate relations, it makes sense to have a physician examine your breasts and rule out infection as well as cancer. Please make an appointment to see your PMD as soon as possible, if the symptoms and signs described continue without any aggravating physical trauma. ...Read more
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
The tips of my nipples are bruised. They have not been touched or injured. My breasts feel full and achy. I am post menopausal. What could it be?
My nipples feel bruised and i know i'm ovulating because of my period tracker, can it be because of that?
My nipples feel bruised. Last month my period was mostly light brown which isn't normal, and i'm not on birth control anymore. What's wrong?
What can cause nipples to feel bruised if i'm not getting my period for another two weeks and i've been having sex?
I'm having really sore nipples, they feel bruised. I started my period on the 18th-23 of January with light pink spotting. What can this be?
Be seen!!!: If this occurred without trauma you should see a physician for an exam. If you experienced trauma to this area, give it time to heal. If it heals slowly or doesn't heal (lump and bruise do not diminish) go see your doctor. All serious diseases (including cancer) of the breast are best diagnosed and treated early. ...Read more
Breast pain: You should probably see your doctor as soon as you can to get that diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
My nipples have been feeling bruised for like 3 days and i've been having sex, i'm not on birth control and i get my period in 2 weeks, why?
14-yr old daughter, on bcp for acne. 3rd month. One nipple sore, feels like bruise, red, itchy. Possible cause?
I was in the shower when I noticed that I had a bruise on the right side of my left nipple, should I be worried? Maybe I slept on it wrong?
Wait a few days: If it fades in a few days like any other bruise, it was not a serious problem. ...Read more
I hit my chest against a wooden banister. Should I be worried about a small bruise around my nipple?
Bruise: Bruising the breast obviously going to be sore for several days may even be weeks. Nothing need to worry about unless signs of infection shows up. Watch for redness, warmth and increasing tenderness and fever, otherwise icing and non steroidal anti inflammatory like advil or aleve (naproxen) should help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wondering why nipples feel a little sore. Can they become tender after prolonged simulation with partner? (Feel a little bruised with bra on)
Yes: If you have had prolonged stimulation as described above, they can become sore and tender for a few days. Ice may help if necessary ...Read more
My left nipple is always itchy. But it doesn't get any bruise when i scratch it. Had this for years.Thanks?
could be eczema?: Advise you to make an appt with a doctor. ...Read more
My left nipple keeps turning purple, like a bruise, but if i get water on it it goes back to normal, what are the reasons for that?!
I press on my chest and it feels bruised without doing anything for that to happen. Feels tender above the nipple..Both sides...Not in center. Er?
I had a bruise on the side of my nipple which has now turned into a spot which won't go away and produced pus and I can now see a hole once pus gone?
Skin infections: Pus on the skin is usually the symptom of a skin infection. When red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occassionally drainage. See your doctor, because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. ...Read more
Popped a lump on my nipple and,clear liquid came out and it hurts like,a,bruise? What is going on here?
Possible cyst: Hard to tell what a lump on the nipple that drains clear liquid when "popped" is, without seeing it. The fact that they liquid is clear, and not bloody or pussy looking, is reassuring. As with all new lumps, if it persists have your physician look at it ...Read more
I found a black dot on my boob near my nipple it looks similar to a bruise but has been there for about two weeks. What could it be ?
It may need an exam: This short of time for something to appear on the skin is usually caused from the outside (trauma, scratched, etc). I would wait another 2 weeks. If there is still no change, then i would have it checked out by a dermatologist. ...Read more