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What is the best treatment for sore nipples?

What is the best treatment for sore nipples?

Sore nipples: If the sore nipples are not because you are nursing your baby. Please seek consultation from a physician who specializes in the treatment of breasts. In rare cases there could be an infection, or very rare a type of breast cancer. Please don't worry, i'm just giving answers if you are not actively breast feeding. If the other notable physicians remedies don't seem to help. Please reconsult. ...Read more

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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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My friend who is a virgin , and is 20 has extremely sore nipples , what are some causes and at home treatments?

My friend who is a virgin , and is 20 has extremely sore nipples , what are some causes and at home treatments?

Some meds: High hormones can cause nipple tenderness in young people.. Take vitamin e capsules at least once a day. For some unknown reason this works on breast tenderness... ...Read more

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I am a 77 year old female suffering from sore nipples. Cause? Cure? Thanks

I am a 77 year old female suffering from sore nipples. Cause? Cure? Thanks

Several causes.: Might be hormonal more than anything else. For something bad ( cancer) to happen and affect both nipples at the same time would be extremely unlikely. But an elevated prolactin can do this ( many medicines can do this, ie. Meclopropamide), and a low thyroid will also elevate prolactin levels. Finally, if you are using a new detergent for your bra, this might causes some reaction. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sore nipples?

What are the symptoms of sore nipples?

Pain: Your nipples will feel sore and sensitive to touch. ...Read more

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Extremely sore nipples and clear discharge?

Extremely sore nipples and clear discharge?

INFECTION?: You have sore nipples and a clear discharge. It can be a start of an infection. Try putting warm packs to relieve it. If extremely painful, cold compress helps pain.See your md for signs of infection. Normally you should not have a discharge. You can take analgesic for now. ...Read more

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Could slightly sore nipples be a PMS symptom?

Could slightly sore nipples be a PMS symptom?

Yes: In the premenstrual period, body tissues such as nipples may swell and become slightly sore. ...Read more

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Anyone experience sore nipples before period?

Anyone experience sore nipples before period?

Need more info: When does it occur? Is it from exercise? Breast feeding? Could be lots of things. Ask the question again with a bit more info about when it occurs. ...Read more

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Are sore nipples a sign of developing breasts?

It could be.: Increased estrogen levels may be making the nipples more sensitive. ...Read more

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Nipple Irritation (Definition)

One's breasts may provide the first signs that she is pregnant. Women's breasts often get tender and begin increasing in size very early in pregnancy. ...Read more