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Doctor insights on: Pregnancy Sensitive Nipples

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Dr. Corey Clay
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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My nipples are super sore/ sensitive, which is what alarms me to possible pregnancy, because it reminds me of my first pregnancy 5 years ago.

My nipples are super sore/ sensitive, which is what alarms me to possible pregnancy, because it reminds me of my first pregnancy 5 years ago.

Can do preg. test: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms. ...Read more

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My pregnancy tests are negative but my nipples look bigger and are more sensitive. I am 10 days late. I have never had a period this late. How can i k?

My pregnancy tests are negative but my nipples look bigger and are more sensitive. I am 10 days late. I have never had a period this late. How can i k?

Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doctor. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time. You may consider implanted contraceptive or an IUD. Consult this site for more information on this topic. http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/menstruation/conditioninfo/Pages/causes.aspx Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Boob hurts with sore and sensitive nipples? Any other causes besides pregnancy?

Boob hurts with sore and sensitive nipples? Any other causes besides pregnancy?

Fibrocystc: The most common cause of breast tenderness is due to fibrocystic changes in the breast. The breast has many glandular components and these glands can form small cysts that come and go, but can be very painful. One solution is to avoid as much caffeine as possible as this can intensify the symptoms. ...Read more

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


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