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Doctor insights on: Nipple Tenderness And Ovulation

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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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Does lots of sex cause nipple tenderness? Ovulation in 2 days.

Does lots of sex cause nipple tenderness?  Ovulation in 2 days.

If you are touching : If your nipples are being touched during intercourse the increased stimulation may cause pain.pain is also more characteristic of the second half of the cycle. ...Read more

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How long will my nipples be tender post ovulation?

How long will my nipples be tender post ovulation?

Should end w/flow: Minor cyclical breast discomfort is normal. It will likely dissipate with the onset of your menstrual flow. It usually involves both breasts and is more commonly diffuse. It is caused by normal hormonal changes associated with ovulation that stimulate the proliferation of normal glandular breast tissue and result in pain. Being on oral contraceptive pills can also cause it. ...Read more

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Irregular i get it every 3 months i had ttc +ovulation test and now my nipples/breasts are very tender, light spotting -hpt should test again or wait?

Irregular i get it every 3 months i had ttc +ovulation test and now my nipples/breasts are very tender, light spotting -hpt should test again or wait?

Urine test imperfect: See your gyn to do blood tests and find if you are pregnant and why you are bleeding. Also to find out why your periods are so far apart as this can be treated. ...Read more

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I am on day 15 of my cycle and i have sore nipples. Could this be because of ovulation?

Could be: Some women get sore nipples from hormone changes that occur around ovulation. Mechanical cause are more common I think (e.g. after exercise or sexual activity). If you want to keep track of ovulation, I believe most experts still recommend charting your body temperature. ...Read more

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Sore nipples before ovulation, what's wrong?

Sore nipples before ovulation, what's wrong?

Nothing: This is a common effect of hormonal changes that can occur during and around ovulation. ...Read more

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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more