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Purple Nipples During And After Period
I had protected sex. Period was 8 days late and was normal. During period my nipples swelled and darkened, they currently look the same. Took 5 hpts after period ended & all are neg. Can I be preg?
Unlikely pregnancy: It sounds like you are not pregnant. In your last cycle you may have not ovulated, causing the late period. We call these anovulatory cycles. If you are attempting pregnancy and this situation persists, you may benefit from clomid, (clomiphene) a pill to help you ovulate. If you are not attempting pregnancy, and this situation persists, you might benefit from oral contraceptives to regulate your periods. ...Read more
Need more info: Purple nipples could be a vascular problem and/or trauma. Maybe your bra is not fitted correctly. Please make an appointments with an OB/GYN physician soon. I don. T believe it has anything to do with the timing of your period. ...Read more
I was in the shower and I noticed my nipples are turning little purple is that normal. I'm also late for my period.
This is a:
"loaded" question....the "purple color" may be reaction to the TEMPERATURE of the water. HOWEVER you need to buy an Over the Counter PREGNANCY TEST!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
Exam: Any new lumps, bumps, skin changes in the breast or nipples should be evaluated by your doctor. You may be seeing breast milk. If you have had a baby before this can be normal. In other cases it can be a sign of an elevated Prolactin hormonal level. Schedule a visit for an evaluation ...Read more
Hi, my right nipple has gone a purple sort of colour although I got off my period about a week ago, I'm 16?
?: I am sure you don't mean purple, do you? That implies a lack of blood supply, in which case, the color would be the least of your problem. You need to show it to an adult who can help you decide if it is a problem or not so you can see a doctor. ...Read more
Why did I spot light pink 7 days after period? My nipples are slightly tender and am bloated, also I've been very tired too.
My girlfriends nipples burn/itch after period, what could this be It's been a week since she's been off it. We did have sex the day before it started?
There is a lot or an elevated level of progesterone just before your period occurs and this is necessary to have the endometrium slough off in a normal period. Progesterone is the main hormone that prepares you for breast feeding at the end of gestation, and so the itchy nipples is caused by blood vessel engorgement in the nipples pre-menstruation. Thanks ...Read more
last night my nipples looked purple or a dark color at times why is that what do I have I am on my period As for my nipples do I need to see a doctor?
Had unprotected sex. Took Plan B immediately. Had a normal period 2 weeks after and having nipple pains two weeks after period. Is it the plan b?
Probably: Breast tenderness is a well known side effect. ...Read more
Every month nipple areolas get bigger 1 week before my period, and breast very soft. Period related? Normal? After period they both get firmer
Are lumpy breasts normal 10 days before period, my right breast even more lumpy but when checked after period they seemed fine, nipples also get itchy?
Back on BC for 2 months after off for month. Light, 3day period. 4 neg tests. 3 weeks after period sore breasts & nipple change. Trust test? BC sym?
My right nipple is sore/hurts slightly when I touch it. My breasts are not sore nor hurt and there is no redness, burning, itching. This is after period.?
Abrasion/dryness: First try using some lanolin to see if it gets better. If it doesn't improve please see a provider for evaluation. ...Read more
1 week after period got sore nipples, it's been a week & now sore breasts. Been on bcp for 1yr, partner always uses withdrawal. NOT normal PLS HELP?
Hmm: Are the nipples sore and red from trauma, (rubbing, chaffing or biting) if so please get checked by your doctor for an exam and more answers. ...Read more
Why have my nipples been reddish purplish and I have more visible veins in Boobs for the last week? Period is not due for another 2 weeks
Shall I take oratan? I have lots of acne on my back and bit on my chest, and my face has a fews every time before and after period but left scars
Maybe: As a 21 year old female you have to take a lot of considerations before starting isoretinoin. It is very good acne tx with a high but not 100% cure rate. But has side effects you will have to deal with and you can not get pregnant on it. Depends on how bad your acne is and whether you are willing to deal with the side effects and go on birth control or be abstinent while on it! Need to know more. ...Read more
Boobs grew a cup size, more veins visible, purplish nipples, nausea on and off for 2 months have had light period what is causing the changes in body?
Hormones: These can be due to hormonal changes and these can be due to pregnancy, illnesses, medications, or even contaminates of foods. The first step should be to do a pregnancy test and if it is negative see your doctor for testing. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Period week and a half ago. Unprotected sex, before, during and after period. Now light pink mucus discharge.
Probably normal: You can get an over the counter pregnancy test in 4 to 6 wks just to be sure ...Read more
Not unusual: Many women note a monthly periodicity to their palpitations. No doubt, hormonal effects are influencing cardiac conduction. If it's bothersome, see your doctor for a more thorough discussion and evaluation. ...Read more
Can be normal...: But you can wear a 7 day monitor to find out, called an ecardio monitor. ...Read more
Cyclical symptoms: These are very common, and often benign. ...Read more
First time to have a dry, itchy vagina during and after period? Can anyone please help, it is itchy to the point of pain.
Infection?: You might have an infection. See a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
My vaginal opening itches, burns, swells and now what seems like tears. It's not a rash, tears that itch/burn bad. Only happen during and after period?
Possibly LS: Lichen sclerosus (ls) is skin disorder that most often affects the genitals. It can cause permanent scarring. It often presents with pain, itch, or irritation in the area, and can progress to tearing and scarring. This can be treated but seems to do better if treated earlier. Get to a dermatologist or gynecologist asap. ...Read more
I'm 36 if I bleed inbetween periods during sex is this due to my fibroids? It doesn't happen often. It happened two weeks after period.
Had sex with ex feb 9, had my pd feb15-19 then had sex with bf during n after period I'm 17 weeks 3days with a due date of nov 30 14 who is the dad?
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Vaseline ointment: Vaeline ointment application moisturizes dry nipples and should help. ...Read more
Had little spots during my last period and around my nipples is a light brown color. Are these pregnancy symptoms?
Had sex during my period almost every day n my period ended early n never had my dry time after period. Did I screw up my period?
Had period one week late and negative hpt. Very bad cramps during period which I had nvr had before. Still having symptoms after period.
Need evaluation: Several things could be causing your symptoms. My concern would be for (not to frighten you) but a miscarriage. Especially what we call an incomplete miscarriage. Not saying that is what this is, but it is on the list of possible causes and you need to be evaluated for it. Best to see your doctor for evaluation. Good luck. Dr R ...Read more
I have experienced breakthrough bleeding during sex while on the pill. Reasons? Times that I'm taking pill or too close to after period?
Every month before or during period, I get one swellon lymph node under my arm Pitt. Goes completely away after period is over. Should I worry?
Probably not: Only if it gets red, swollen or painful, at which time I would get it evaluated by a doctor ...Read more
Period & had unprotected sex during the last day and following 3 days. I started having extremely sensitive nipples 2d after sex. No bc 2 mos. Ideas?
Pregnancy: It seems a little bit early for you to be having pregnancy related changes in your breasts. That being said, you could have gotten pregnant earlier or you are at risk of pregnancy and really should consider getting tested or being observant of your next period. Look for any redness or any excoriations of your nipples because that could be either pain related to minor trauma or a yeast infection. ...Read more
During sex it felt like he hit something and it was very painful and I bled afterwards. Also was day after period. What could it be?
Condom broke during sex 4 days after period ended. No ejaculation but maybe pre ejaculation. Took plan B immediately afterwards. Preg chances?
Hard and painfully soar nipples the past 8 days straight. Not pregnant, haven't changed any habits, never have soar nipples before or during period.
Sore Nipples: When a woman is going through peri-menopause and entering into menopause, her breasts and nipples might become so sore that she can't bear to lie on her stomach. This is caused by fluctuating hormones. When only the nipples get sore, it can indicate that a fungal or bacterial infection might be present or it could be caused by inadequate secretion from the sebaceous glands of the areola. ...Read more
Gf had pink/brown discharge a week after period we had sex before and during period she wasn't ovulating during discharg. She has alot of preg symptoms
Hard to guess: 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