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Does your nipple hurts before period?

Does your nipple hurts before period?

Yes, sometimes: Just before period, your Progesterone levels increase and Progesterone can cause nipple pain. ...Read more

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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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Breasts and nipples hurting 1 day before period is this normal?

Breasts and nipples hurting 1 day before period is this normal?

Yes: Breast soreness can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. Breast pain can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period ; pregnancy. ...Read more

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Strange scaling comes over left nipple it comes and goes and my breasts hurt right before period nipple is red but doesn't itch?

Strange scaling comes over left nipple it comes and goes and my breasts hurt right before period nipple is red but doesn't itch?

Pain or tenderness: Of aerola (nippple) before period is normal. Scaling of nipple can be ezcema or contact dermatitis from bra. Try some aquaphor, if that doesn't help add a little hydrocortisone first, and if no better see Derm ...Read more

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My nipples hurt I'm not pregnant but I've not had a period for 3 months?

My nipples hurt I'm not pregnant but I've not had a period for 3 months?

Amennorhea: Pregnancy is Certainly the most common cause of a missed period, but assuring you are NOT pregnant, then there are other causes of missing or "not getting" your period. See the GYN Dr. For a thorough evaluation and testing to determine your reason, and most likely the sore nipples is related to the underlying cause. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Breast and nipple pain 10 days before period, should I be concerned?

Breast and nipple pain 10 days before period, should I be concerned?

May be PMS.: Pms symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain ; swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands ; feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs ; exacerbation of chronic conditions. ...Read more

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What can cause your nipples and breasts to hurt after your period?

What can cause your nipples and breasts to hurt after your period?

Hormonal changes: Breast tissue is extremely sensitive to hormonal changes and can respond by enlarging and becoming sensitive. Hormone levels change dramatically during a normal month for women so it is likely that what you are experiencing is a result of these hormonal changes. If this occurs on a regular basis it is unlikely to be related to pregnancy. Some women experience more discomfort than others. ...Read more

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My back aches, I have period pains, my nipples hurt a little when I touch them and headache attacks me everyday. I want to know what can course all this?

My back aches, I have period pains, my nipples hurt a little when I touch them and headache attacks me everyday. I want to know what can course all this?

Fibromyalgia: Female with discomfort of back, headaches, tender points & PMD has a systemic disorder. A general medical evaluation is indicated. Absent a specific diagnosis, fibromyalgia rises to a top position on the differential diagnostic list in that all these symptoms can be associated with fibromyalgia, and at which time a Rheumatologist's opinion would be in order. ...Read more

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My period should come from 4 days ago but it doesn't because I am stressed and my nipples really hurt because of the peroid what should u do to my nip?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Anyone experience sore nipples before period?

Anyone experience sore nipples before period?

Need more info: When does it occur? Is it from exercise? Breast feeding? Could be lots of things. Ask the question again with a bit more info about when it occurs. ...Read more

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My boobs always hurt on the side before a period. This time my nipples just hurt. No period yet.

My boobs always hurt on the side before a period. This time my nipples just hurt. No period yet.

Normal: Tenderness or soreness of your breasts and nipples is normal for many women before their periods. The discomfort should resolve within a few days as your menstrual cycle progresses. If the soreness doesn't resolve or becomes downright painful, or if you also have a breast mass or abnormal breast / nipple appearance, you should be assessed by your doctor. ...Read more

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10 days before period, have nipple discharge. I'm 30 year old who has periods ever 3 weeks. Why is this happening?

10 days before period, have nipple discharge. I'm 30 year old who has periods ever 3 weeks. Why is this happening?

See below: Possible hormonal imbalance. What sort of discharge: milky, watery, bloody, mix? See gyn &/or endocrinologist for hormonal workup. Milky discharge suggests elevated prolactin levels (can be due to pituitary adenoma or to several drugs). See docs. ...Read more

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I haven't had sex since october but my period has been on & off & now my nipples hurt & are on hard what does that mean?

I haven't had sex since october but my period has been on & off & now my nipples hurt & are on hard what does that mean?

Most likely hormone: Issues are making thep eriod irregular, please see your gyn for a breast exam and pelvic exam and blood work and an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have morning sickness and swollen painful nipples and full and round Boobs a week before period is expected?

Is it possible to have morning sickness and swollen painful nipples and full and round Boobs a week before period is expected?

Hormonal issues?: Certainly, pregnancy hormones can cause these symptoms, so if you have had unprotected sex, check if you miss your period, for pregnancy. With ovulation and throughout the cycle, hormones can change and fluctuate, also causing issues such as yours. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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I'm sorry dr leazzo I meant to put sore nipples for a week before period and period is 2 days late I tested 2 days ago but it was neg?

Ok. Thanks for the: Clarification. Unless you want to be pregnant I wouldn't worry yet. Not uncommon to get these symptoms before menstruation as they are hormonally regulated. Hpts today are pretty sensitive even at 2 days late. However, monitor the symptoms and recheck a hpt in 1 week. ...Read more

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My period isn't due tell the 27 of this month my nipples have been hard for 3 days and my around my areols hurt and I had brown spotting yesterday?

Unclear question: If you are wondering if you are pregnant, time to do a home test would be about 5 days after a missed period. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. You could see your doctor for a blood test as soon as one day after missed period. ...Read more

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1 week before period, larger nipples, and thick white discharge. No consistent symptoms, only when I stress about them. Am I just psyching myself out?

Probably: It sounds like you are looking at normal changes occuring during your cycle and blowing them out of proportion. Consider keeping a menstrual calendar and record all of your symptoms to give you a better idea of what is normal for you. If you are still concerned, that record will also be useful to your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi doc my nipples are itching bad and they hurt but also my period is on?

Hi doc my nipples are itching bad and they hurt but also my period is on?

Hormonal changes: That occur with your period can cause retention of fluid in breasts. This can cause soreness ; /or itching for some women. Additionally, does your bra fit correctly? 85 % of women are wearing bras that are not the correct size. This can lead to friction or unnatural pressure points. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a little soreness in nipples a week before period? Haven't had sex this month and had last period on time

Is it normal to have a little soreness in nipples a week before period? Haven't had sex this month and had last period on time

Not unusual: It's not quite a question of normal/abnormal but it is a fairly common symptom in PMS. If it's the only one - you are perhaps lucky. Some suffer many symptoms and some are more unpleasant. They may not persist from month to month. See how it goes - if things get worse, see your Dr. But don't worry. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your nipples to hurt 10 days before your next period? Is that a pregnancy symptom or too early to be pregnancy symptom?

Is it normal for your nipples to hurt 10 days before your next period? Is that a pregnancy symptom or too early to be pregnancy symptom?

Hormones: As estrogen levels change during your cycle the breast/ nipple can hurt. Early in pregnancy Progesterone levels rise, which would lead to less breast tenderness. ...Read more

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My period come every 6th of the month with out failing. But this month it came today on the 1st of april. My nipples hurt, and a lot of heartburn.

My period come every 6th of the month with out failing. But this month it came today on the 1st of april. My nipples hurt, and a lot of heartburn.

An early period: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Few days ago my bf sucked on my nipples now they're sore & they hurt Idk if it's b/c of my period is in a few days what is the problem what can I do?

Likely: To be related to one or even both of the things you mentioned. Periods can cause pain in breasts and nipples but trauma such as sucking can do so as well. I would take any pain medication that normally helps you with your periods. See if the discomfort improves over the next couple of days. If it worsens, see your doctor. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Nipples hurt when touched or rubbed and I don't start my period till july 3rd but is it a posibility tht I am pregnant I have been more tired lately?

Nipples hurt when touched or rubbed and I don't start my period till july 3rd but is it a posibility tht I am pregnant I have been more tired lately?

No Guessing: You did not share any of your menstrual, sexual, or ovulatory history. You are asking us to guess about vague ambiguous symptoms to diagnose pregnancy? Physicians never, ever, guess when it comes to pregnancy. If your next period does not start on time and you had sex when you were ovulating then you should get a pregnancy test. Not before hand. ...Read more