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Why have my nipples turned white?

Why have my nipples turned white?

Vasospasm: This could be a sign of vasospasm, which is when your blood vessels constrict and restrict blood flow to the area. To help with this keep your whole body warm and breasfeed in a warm place. As soon as a vasospasm occurs, interrupt pumping or feeding and warm your nipples for 10min with a warm cloth. Avoiding caffeine and smoking can help. ...Read more

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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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My nipples turned white. Should i be concerned?

My nipples turned white. Should i be concerned?

Possible thrush: You probabely have thrush infection of your nipples you can use over the counter anifungal cream like econozole etc and if it does not clear than consult your doctor. ...Read more

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The tips of my nipples turned white all of a sudden and have stayed that way for a couple days now.. is that normal?

?hormonal changes: There has been reported cases of hormonal fluctuations causing skin color changes, even on the nipples. At times, this can be seen in pregnancy too. Have a check up at your Dr.'s office if they stay white. If breast feeding, thrush in the baby to the nipple,....may cause your nipples to look white too. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My breasts have been really sore and my nipples turned white about 2 weeks ago. Why would this be happening?

Dermatologist: If you feel there is a dramatic change in nipple color then schedule a visit with a dermatologist. There are certain pigmentation disorders that can cause this. ...Read more

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My breasts turned darker, my nipples turned red, and my areola is cracking. NOT PREGNANT. What is the cause of this and should i be worried?

My breasts turned darker, my nipples turned red, and my areola is cracking. NOT PREGNANT. What is the cause of this and should i be worried?

See your MD: You are young and both breasts are affected. This speaks against anything malignant, and I am guessing more hormonal at this point. I recommend though that you see an MD for an exam! ...Read more

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Ttc, is it normal to have no pregnancy symptoms b4 missed period.Period due after 2 days.Just felt like vomiting 2-3 times.Nipples turned light brown?

Ttc, is it normal to have no pregnancy symptoms b4 missed period.Period due after 2 days.Just felt like vomiting 2-3 times.Nipples turned light brown?

Trust the test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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My nipples have turned a black purple color, should I be concerned?

Purple Nipples: Nipples may darken or change colors in to hormone changes during premenstrual time frame, period, pregnancy ; menopause. Consider taking a pregnancy test if your period is late. ...Read more

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My nipples have turned puffy over the past month, they never used to be and I am really unhappy with them. Is this just puberty? Will they go away?

Things to look for: yes, it likely will get better over a couple weeks. Things to look for that might indicate a more serious problem such as infection are: redness, warmth, worsening pain, discharge, skin retraction, or a mass. You should have a doctor examine you if you notice these things. ...Read more