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My nipples are bleeding. What do I do?

My nipples are bleeding. What do I do?

See a doctor: Bloody discharge from a nipple can have many causes, but you need to be evaluated by a physician familiar with breast disease. You did not mention whether you are a man or a woman, but both men and women can have breast problems. ...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


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Is nipple bleeding due to bites dangerous?

Is nipple bleeding due to bites dangerous?

Yes: Biting nipples to the point of bleeding is crossing a safety line. Nipping nipples during sex is one thing but biting should be off limits. ...Read more

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My partner sucked my nipples, there was even a bleeding in a few points. It's been six days since this and my nipples still hurt. Shoul I see a Dr?

My partner sucked my nipples, there was even a bleeding in a few points. It's been six days since this and my nipples still hurt. Shoul I see a Dr?

Yes: May just be irritation from nipping, biting or sucking. OK to use Neosporin and loose fit bras or just wear tee shirts. I agree that this must be checked. ...Read more

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My 7 month baby bit me and now my nipples r bleeding what should I apply to them?

My 7 month baby bit me and now my nipples r bleeding what should I apply to them?

Thanks for asking!: You will want to prevent a breast infection and allow your nipples to heal. Try air-drying each nipple after every feeding, and you'll want to massage a few drops of expressed milk onto your nipples several times a day (natural healing properties). Also, frequently apply a pure lanolin ointment to you nipples. If the bleeding persists, you need to seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Whenever I go in my pool, my nipples get really red and hurt a lot. Sometimes I can even see slight bleeding. Would this be because of chemicals?

HardToImagine-Maybe: What's in that pool?A mixture of sulfuric acid and blood from that creature in"Alien?"Anything else setting you up for nipple irritation in-between dips in that vat of who-knows-what (like being a test model for a sand blasting machine)?Are you sure it's blood you see? Or just part of the redness?Pools typically have either chlorine or bromine,but there are other chemicals used. Ask your landlord. ...Read more

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Adult male bleeding from nipple?

Adult male bleeding from nipple?

Possible: The male breast is somewhat similar to that of the female breast. While it is smaller, the same duct system is present but glandular components at the proximal potion of the ducts where milk is produced is absent. Only the duct system remains. These ducts are susceptible to the same problems and intraductal papillomas can develop which tend to bleed . ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: bleeding from nipple?

Serious problem?: Blood from the nipple can be from something as simple as a skin crack and infection from breast stimulation or as serious as a sign of breast cancer- both need md evaluation. ...Read more

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My areolas are bigger, nipples very sensitive and very short to almost no bleeding monthly. could i be pregnant?

My areolas are bigger, nipples very sensitive and very short to almost no bleeding monthly. could i be pregnant?

Yes: This sure could be from Pregnancy . You should take a pregnancy test and follow up with a doctor either way to know what to do with these changes. ...Read more

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I had little injury on right nipple skin, little bleeding occoured. When skin healed,1day aftr cloudy white liq came out on pressing.I am 23.worred :(

I had little injury on right nipple skin, little bleeding occoured. When skin healed,1day aftr cloudy white liq came out on pressing.I am 23.worred :(

Local trauma: Your history of the local "injury" is encouraging and would point more towards a localized reaction with possible minor infection. You can never go wrong seeing a Doctor and having the nipple evaluated and properly looked at by a professional to put your mind defintively at ease. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you have painful swollen nipples before implantation bleeding?

Can you have painful swollen nipples before implantation bleeding?

No, you can not.: Woman does not show any symptoms of pregnancy until the embryo develops a placenta which produces chemicals and blood. ...Read more

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Dark nipples with white centre. Took pills for 15 and had withdrawal bleeding after that. Is this hormones or something else?

Dark nipples with white centre. Took pills for 15 and had withdrawal bleeding after that. Is this hormones or something else?

Most likely hormones: Dark nipples and withdrawal bleeding can have several causes including change or stopping birth-control pills, GYN infection, pregnancy. You would need to see a physician person evaluate ...Read more

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