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Doctor insights on: Normal 10 Mo Sensitive Nipples

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Sensitive Nipples (Definition)

It is common to have some pain or discomfort when a baby first latches on and begins feeding in the first few days or weeks. Some breastfeeding mothers describe nipple soreness as a pinching, ...Read more


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Can you tell me is being constipated and having sensitive nipples normal before your period?

Can you tell me is being constipated and having sensitive nipples normal before your period?

Yes,: Bowel function can certainly be affected by the hormonal changes of menstruation. Some women regularly take mild laxative or fiber around their periods. Non steroidal antiinflammatory medications are often helpful with nipple soreness. ...Read more

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I know sore sensitive nipples are a side effect of birth control but is it normal for it not to start until 3rd week of use?

I know sore sensitive nipples are a side effect of birth control but is it normal for it not to start until 3rd week of use?

Birth control: Side effect is hardly normal but it is not unusual for sore breast to start till 3rd week of use. Talk to your doctor about reducing the dosage of your pill, especially the progestin component. ...Read more

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Please explain what does sensitive nipples mean ?

Many causes...: Nipple sensitivity is frequently caused by something hormonal such as a estrogen. It can also be caused by friction (such as during jogging) a skin condition, sexual activity or rarely by something serious like Paget's disease. If you are on hormones, you may need a lower dose of Estrogen. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Our sensitive nipples a sign of cancer?

Usually not: But there are exceptions. But any change that you notice in your breasts, your nipples or your skin should be checked by a knowledgeable doctor and a good physical exam. ...Read more

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After a car wreck, can trauma to the sternum cause sensitive nipples?

Possibly: Generally speaking, it's unusual to have symptoms of nipple pain due to fractured sternum. The nerves that provide sensory feedback mainly run from the back to the front. However, i could see that given the forces generated to fracture the sternum, there would also be tissue damage across the chest. Enough to possibly cause the symptoms. This should get better over the next 4 to 6 weeks. ...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