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Warm Purple Nipples
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
Face/chest is red/feels warm but right side is particularly bright/almost purplish. On prednisone for chronic urticaria/angiodema. Why the flushing?
infection: If not infection then medication reaction.Get a more detailed answer ›
Have small, purple bump next to clitoris. It hurts. What is it and how should I treat it? Warm compress?
Needs an exam: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Consider a virtual visit if you are comfortable. ...Read more
Hi, uhm just a quick very weird question.. what would be the reason for my nipples to turn purple/an almost brown color? They are usually always pinkish red...TIA
I have had a chazilon for a few months now. It has been going down since I have been using s warm compressor. However its now purple, help please.
Ophthalmologist: If this chalazian hasn't receded and now has changed color, it would be advisable to have an ophthalmologist examine and treat you properly. ...Read more
Circulation: Are the changes only in the nipples? Is there any bleeding? Is it both sides? Can be certain why they turn purple - is it temperature related - only the cold. Unless you voted in iraq a blue finger can be circulation related. People can have raynaud's where their fingers, toes, etc turn white in the cold but you are just seeing circualtion changes. Do the nipples feel cold when turn purple. ...Read more
Heat: Warm water/heat makes your blood vessels dilate and emphasize the vascularity of your nipples. ...Read more
Nipple: If a symptomatic, it could be just a normal change during periods. If symptomatic then see your doctor ...Read more
No: No you should not.Get a more detailed answer ›
It is likely that what you are feeling as "lumps" are normal lobules in the breast. "Purple" nipples is just a variation on the normal color.
If you are sexually active, and If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully.
If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
? bruises?: Have your nipples been irritated by something or someone? What kind of bras do you wear? Are they irritating the nipples? Sometimes you may get a tiny purple lesion called an angioma or hemangioma on the nipple which may even be hereditary. I would check it out if it is bothering you. ...Read more
Hello, I have purple spots right in the middle of my nipple but doesn't hurt to touch it. Should I be worried?
Depends: On how long it has been present, if it is changing (enlarging or changing color) or if it appeared suddenly or after local irritation. It's not uncommon to have tiny purple spots due to bruising from breastfeeding or using a breast pump. If the spots are new and are not fading over the next wk, (and there is no explanation for the spots), then the best advice is to have your Dr evaluate it. ...Read more
Just recently I've noticed my 2 month old's lips randomly turning purple throughout the day. She seems to be breathing fine, and is warm enough.?
Stung by a bee 4 days ago. The area red, warm, swollen, hard and 3-4" in diameter. It suddenly turned a deep red-purple color. No pain/other symptoms?
I'm only thirteen and when I take a hot shower and im warm my nipples bloat. When I am cold or take a cold shower, they shrink. Should I visit a docter?
Nipple: Nipples have erectile tissue so response to hot and cold is normal ...Read more
See below: It could be a blocked duct, a skin lesion or a growth. This needs to be examined by your family doctor just to be safe. ...Read more
Nothing: It has no clinical significance.Get a more detailed answer ›
Look up Raynaud's: Phenomenon of the nipples. Keep them warm. Not worrisome, just a pain. ...Read more