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Sore And Erect Nipples
See a doc: Before menopause there are 2 main reasons for sore nipples/breasts: post ovulation and pregnancy. If menopausal then fluctuating hormone syndrome (climacteric syndrome) can cause sore nipples. Lastly, sore nipples can be a warning sign for breast cancer. In a condition known as paget’s disease of the nipple, the nipple becomes irritated with redenning, pain and sometimes itching. See your doc. ...Read more
Sore erect nipples, sore breasts and white vaginal discharge. I'm not pregnant so what could it be?
Check it out: Need more info. Probably best to see your doc. ...Read more
Both breasts feel bruised and tender. Very painful . Not pregnant. Yellowish discharge from nipples.
Not normal: The only situation in which this would be normal or expected is if you are an avid runner/athlete who does not have a well-fitting sports bra. Otherwise a nipple discharge without a history of pregnancy, delivery or breast-feeding in the recent past is always abnormal and warrants an exam. A 1-sided discharge is more urgently concerning than a symmetric one. ...Read more
Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new mass, lump, pain, bump or skin change in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor who can help determine if any work up or testing is needed. Breast pain can be from hormonal changes, weight changes, dietary changes, cysts, changes in exercise patterns, ill fitting bras and others. ...Read more
Cold Temperature : Breasts are modified sweat glands and respond to parasympathetic (ps) impulses. The ps system controls temperature, sweat gland secretions (sweaty palms when you're nervous, etc) and arousal response (protruding nipples and sensitive breasts).. Breasts are most sensitive while lactating (breast feeding) and menstruation. ...Read more
Different cause: many things can irritate the nipple area think about any changes with detergents when washing your bra Also foods can also cause breast soreness like coffee, chocolate, anything that contains caffeine manipulation can also cause this you should see your doctor for a thorough breast exam. ...Read more
YOU COULD BE: Ovulating, pregnant, or too much chocolate or pop, among other things. ...Read more