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My nipples are really sore and have a burning sensation really not sure what that means?

My nipples are really sore and have a burning sensation really not sure what that means?

See your doctor: If your both of your nipples are sore or burning, there might be a number of reasons such as hormonal, exercise induced, etc... If the sensation is unilateral (only on one side), your doctor will likely check you for possible underlying lumps and may consider mammogram to rule out breast cancer. ...Read more

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Burning Sensation (Definition)

A burning sensation can be descriptive of nerve pain, some variations of migraine, and even central brain problems after a stroke. Have heard this said associated with phantom limb syndrome, reflex sympatheric dystrophy, and trigeminal neuralgia. Other patients might say ...Read more


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Why might my nipple be swollen and have a burning sensation ? Also one side of it is kinda hard and feel like a bump

Why might my nipple be swollen and have a burning sensation ? Also one side of it is kinda hard and feel like a bump

Get seen..: If you are palpating a lump in your breast get seen with your Dr. ASAP. Most of the time at your age this is associated with benign problems( not related to cancer), but if for example it is an infection it requires treatment. It is also important to check for other more dangerous reasons if having symptoms even if you are young, esp. if you have a family history of breast cancer. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in right nipple, which has shrunk. No pain in breast. What could this be?

Burning sensation in right nipple, which has shrunk. No pain in breast. What could this be?

See a doctor: You need to have this examined by a professional asap. Do not ignore. May be very treatable diagnosed early. ...Read more

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I'm in South Africa and have 4 small red dots (bites) evenly spaced in a straight line on my nipple with a burning sensation?

I'm in South Africa and have 4 small red dots (bites) evenly spaced in a straight line on my nipple with a burning sensation?

Insect bites: It sounds like you may have gotten some insect bites. Just watch the and if they become very painful, red or have pus around them then see a doctor. Sometimes insect bites can become infected and if that happens you would need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Hi, I have an on and off pain behind my left nipple , almost feels like a squeezing/burning sensation, doctor found nothing unusual. 28 yo F?

Left nipple pain: May be reflux w/ or w/o H pylori. Try ranitidine/prevecid,. may be costochondritis an inflammation of chest muscle insertions responds to Motrin/Aleve if not allergic, sometimes I find mycoplasma causes this-Zithro.helps Also in anyone with breast pain consider ultrasound or mammogram Cancer is rare but does occur in the younger population. F/U with doctor /urgent care ...Read more

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I've been experiencing a strong burning sensation in my nipples for the past week. I'm a 25yo female and recently started taking Lamotrigin & Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

I've been experiencing a strong burning sensation in my nipples for the past week. I'm a 25yo female and recently started taking Lamotrigin & Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Lamotrigine?: This is an unusual complaint with this type of meds. The one thing that lamotrigine can cause is hot flashes as well as chest pain. In a loose sense this might explain what you are describing. I would have a conversation with the doc that prescribed this and sees what the doc has to say. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm 24, Female. had itchy breasts/nipples for a few days. Erect nipples. Some tenderness & burning sensation on & off. Period not late yet. Help?!

I'm 24, Female. had itchy breasts/nipples for a few days. Erect nipples. Some tenderness & burning sensation on & off. Period not late yet. Help?!

Not concerned yet: None of your symptoms are indicative that you're pregnant. Wait to see if your period comes as expected. If it doesn't, wait a week and take a home pregnancy test. ...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