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What could cause left nipple pain in males?

What could cause left nipple pain in males?

Several things.: If enlarge and full, it could be too much estrogen, particularly if overweight. However, usually bilateral. I have wearing some inapproprate garments during mountain biking, giving me "friction" burn. This is stonger possibility. If it persists, see your doctor. A bandaid over the nipple should provide relief. I'm assuming no nipple rings! ...Read more

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Can stress cause male breast/nipple pain?

Can stress cause male breast/nipple pain?

This may help...: Ref.:http://www.healthline.com/health/nipple-problems#symptoms2

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Can Thoracic Outlet Syndrome cause nipple pain and breast pain in adult males? I'm a 56yo male, with TOS, and nipple pain x3-4 months.

Can Thoracic Outlet Syndrome cause nipple pain and breast pain in adult males?  I'm a 56yo male, with TOS, and nipple pain x3-4 months.

Probably not: That does not sound like symptoms of TOS. Men can get breast cancer just like women. I would initially start out with your primary care physician and then even see a breast surgeon specialist. Don't let being a man deter you from sitting in a waiting room full of women in order to get checked out. ...Read more

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What can cause nipple pain if I don't have any other symptoms of infection?

What can cause nipple pain if I don't have any other symptoms of infection?

See your doctor: There can be a number of reasons. You need an exam by a health care provider for the answer. ...Read more

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What can cause nipple pain/burning with no discharge?

What can cause nipple pain/burning with no discharge?

Local irritation: Depends on if you are breastfeeding or not! Assuming you are not pregnant, nipple tenderness and pain occur in situations where estrogen levels are high, in the first half of the menstrual cycle. Local abrasion, tight bra, tight-fitting clothes, can all be culprits ... ...Read more

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I am a male and I have heartburn when I swallow food/drink followed by left nipple pain. The nipple pain comes and goes on its own, what could it be?

Esophageal pain: The left nipple pain could be referred pain from the esophagus. If your heartburn and pain present for more than 6 weeks you should be evaluated by a gastroenterologist. It sounds like you are having severe reflux with esophageal spasm and pain referred to the left chest area. The nipple needs to be examined to make sure there're no masses or enlargement due to medication. ...Read more

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What causes nipple soreness?

Many things: Anything from hormones, to irritation to an uncomfortable bra. Any scratches, any redness? ...Read more

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I have been having unilateral nipple soreness. I just started birth control. Can hormonal imbalances cause soreness in just one nipple?

I have been having unilateral nipple soreness. I just started birth control. Can hormonal imbalances cause soreness in just one nipple?

Usually not: Breast changes that are hormonally mediated generally affect both breasts the same. However, this is not always the case, so it is a good thing to run this by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I know pregnancy can cause nipple soreness/swelling and slight cramping 3dpo but what else causes this i have no other known medical problems I'm ttc?

Nipple pain: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. Other causes of nipple pain are weight gain, weight loss, hormonal fluctuations, caffeine intake, changes in diet, changes in exercise patterns. ill-fitting bras, skin disorders, breast masses and many others. Schedule a visit for an examination to help sort out the many possible changes. ...Read more

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I often get nipple soreness prior to period but this time tenderness persisted on [Right side, gp found no lump on exam,what may be possible causes?

Breast pain: Research shows that physical exams in the office I really pointless and nonspecific. Only doctors can really feel lesions greater than 1 cm. I would get an ultrasound or a breast mammogram to further evaluate this more carefully. ...Read more

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Nipple pain, what does it mean?

Nipple pain: Usually this is hormonal as long as there is no breast mass. ...Read more

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I've got nipple pain and don't know what would it be?

Nipple pain: Some women experience pain of nipples when stressed or cold due to vasospasm (raynaud’s of the nipple). Allergies to deodorants, lotions ; soap can cause pain. Eczema or psoriasis can lead to nipple pain. When the nipple is engorged it can cause pain. Hormonal changes can cause (puberty, pms, period, pregnancy ; breast feeding). Thrush or bacterial infections can lead to pain. Friction against. ...Read more

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What to do if I have nipple pain and don't know what would it be?

What to do if I have nipple pain and don't know what would it be?

Breast exam : Please see your MD for a breast exam, possible initiation of biennial mammograms, BRCA screening, and full history/exam. Good luck. Is there a rash? Discharge? Dimpling? If you have dry or irritated skin on the nipple protect it from friction and apply a small amount of bacitracin at night to let it heal. ...Read more

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Do you think I should be worried about left nipple pain and pain in the back of left chest?

Nipple pain: This must be evaluated by a physician. Breast disease and malignancy are of concern even in relatively young patients, male or female. And family history of breast cancer is of great importance in determining what is the 'next step'. ...Read more

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Work up with minor intermittent chest pain, right side to right of nipple. Pain comes and goes every 20-30 seconds. Has been going on for an hour.

Work up with minor intermittent chest pain, right side to right of nipple.  Pain comes and goes every 20-30 seconds. Has been going on for an hour.

Atypical chest pain: Although quite short this may be related to chest wall spasm or neuritis. I would suggestiot OTC antiinflammatory medicine and if not improved or worsening within 24-48 hours call your physician. This is not associated with shortness of breath?- If you have that then go to the ER. ...Read more

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Does nipple pain come and go in first trimester?

Yes: The rising Progesterone level due to pregnancy will cause an increase in nipple sensitivity and can cause some nipple pain. If there is discolored discharge from the nipple you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Breast and nipple pain? What should I do?

See your doctor: There are many reasons for breast and nipple pain. It is difficult to answer your question without a good history and physical. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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If a teenager has not hit puberty but hainvg nipple pain, what does that mean?

If a teenager has not hit puberty but hainvg nipple pain, what does that mean?

Puberty on the way: The forst signo f puberty in girls particularly begins with a breast bud... A hard lump under the nipple. It can be one sided or both sided. The nipple can look swollen and be tender. Two years from this point is the typical onset of menses (a period). If a teen has not started puberty at all by 14-15 the teen should be evaluated by his/her doctor and may need further evaluation. ...Read more

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I am experiencing white liquid nipple discharge and nipple pain if I rub nipple liquid comes out and starts to clear but turns white again later on?

I am experiencing white liquid nipple discharge and nipple pain if I rub nipple liquid comes out and starts to clear but turns white again later on?

Needs Evaluation: New-onset nipple discharge should be evaluated, especially if it is only on one side or is bloody. Your descriptions sounds most like milk but don't assume this. Get it evaluated. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Prenatal vitamins and nipple pain, related?

Doubtful: Some women experience pain of nipples when stressed or cold due to vasospasm (raynaud’s of the nipple). Allergies to deodorants, lotions ; soap can cause pain. Eczema or psoriasis can lead to nipple pain. When the nipple is engorged it can cause pain. Hormonal changes can cause (puberty, pms, period, pregnancy ; breast feeding). Thrush or bacterial infections can lead to pain. Friction against. ...Read more

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Breast and nipple pain 10 days before period, should I be concerned?

Breast and nipple pain 10 days before period, should I be concerned?

May be PMS.: Pms symptoms can include pelvic/ abdominal cramping, nausea, bloating, weight gain, moodiness, irritability, pain ; swelling of breasts, feeling tired, insomnia, headaches, ^ acne, food cravings, ^ appetite, swelling of hands ; feet, dizziness, thinking less clearly, urinary sxs ; exacerbation of chronic conditions. ...Read more

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Why is my areola spot becoming bigger and my nipple pain while I am not having my period?

Why is my areola spot becoming bigger and my nipple pain while I am not having my period?

Breast symptoms: This is difficult to answer. I suggest you contact your doctor for an exam and possible blood work. ...Read more

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On second shot of depo loss of appetite normal? Is nipple pain normal to? Please help thank you!

On second shot of depo loss of appetite normal? Is nipple pain normal to? Please help thank you!

May not be Depo: Depoprovera tends to cause an increase appetite not a loss of appetite. Nipple tenderness is not a side effect of Progesterone. These symptoms may not be related to your deep shot. ...Read more

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Nipple pain, no lump, redness or discharge. Starts with left moves to right. I am 22 years old. It's been going on for 3 months. I am a guy?

Get checked: It is difficult to tell whether if something serious may be going on. Absent exposure to irritants or irritation on the nipples, one needs to consider a hormonal issue and thus you need to see your doctor to get the process started. ...Read more

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Palpitations & sharp left chest pain & random sharp left nipple stabbing pains. Pain- 2/3months, nipple pain — 1 month. Palpitations 4+ years help?

Palpitations & sharp left chest pain & random sharp left nipple stabbing pains.  Pain- 2/3months, nipple pain — 1 month. Palpitations 4+ years help?

Dysautonomia - MVP : You may have dysautonomia which is associated with mitral valve prolapse syndrome — neither are usually life threatening but both cause patients anxiety about their symptoms. Read dr. Richard hoffman's book on mvp on amazon. Com. Increase fluid intake, try magnesium supplements. ...Read more

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I been having this buzzing vibrating feeling in left breast today that comes and goes i also have nipple pain both breasts is it anything bad?

I been having this buzzing vibrating feeling in left breast today that comes and goes i also have nipple pain both breasts is it anything bad?

Get checked: The next step will be to schedule a breast exam. Without an exam I'm not sure anyone can advise you on this. Vibration symptoms occur in various body parts. Usually it is a small muscle spasm called a fasciculation. An exam is your next step. ...Read more

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Had clean mammo 5 months ago. Clean. For abt ten days I have had intermittent nipple pain. No discharge or redness or scaling. How likely is this cancer?

Had clean mammo 5 months ago. Clean. For abt ten days I have had intermittent nipple pain. No discharge or redness or scaling. How likely is this cancer?

Unlikely, but...: Unlikely, but any new breast symptom, including pain, should prompt a visit to the doctor if it persists for more than a few weeks, if for no other reason than reassurance. A normal mammogram is encouraging but not foolproof. ...Read more

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