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What do nipples look like in a early stage of pregnancy?

What do nipples look like in a early stage of pregnancy?

Darken: Nipples can darken in the early stages of pregnancy, and become more tender to the touch. All effects of Progesterone on the breast tissue. The areola may enlarge as well.

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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What do pregnant black women's nipples look like?

What do pregnant black women's nipples look like?

Regardless of: A woman's skin color the areola ; nipple can become darker and enlarged. Small glands on called montgomery glands may also become more prominent.

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What does nipples look like in early pregnancy?

Bigger, brighter, etc: The areola (the darker circle around the nipples) becomes more prominent, and larger. The nipples increase in size in preparation for their natural function, breast feeding.

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Hi, suspecting pregnancy, have nausea and vomiting but no bumps on areolas some pores look like they are opening on my nipples, NT like shown on net?

Possible pregnancy: If you are at least several days late for your period then check a pregnancy test. Breasts and nipples can change with hormone changes.

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I'm having like little bumps around my nipples and their getting a little pointy, does that mean I could be pregnant?

I'm having like little bumps around my nipples and their getting a little pointy, does that mean I could be pregnant?

Hard to guess: It can be hard to tell if a woman is pregnant because some of the symptoms seen in early pregnancy can also happen in non-pregnant women. A urine pregnancy test gives a reliable result if done correctly. One can test about 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. An Ob-Gyn doctor can evaluate any persistent or worrisome symptoms.

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I recently noticed my nipples were darker. They had like a brownish dried stuff on them. This has never happened to me before and I'm not pregnant?

And: Not abnormal for the Arellano to darken as one ages, number ofpregnancies etc. However the dryness is another issue. You did not say there was any drainage. Need more history. Are you on any medication? Any bleeding? Any pain. You need to see your doctor. Are you having your yearly mammograms?

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I was just checking my nipples if I have milk, I squeeze them a bit and it looked like some sort of blood or somthnig came out, pregnant 21week.?

I was just checking my nipples if I have milk, I squeeze them a bit and it looked like some sort of blood or somthnig came out, pregnant 21week.?

Nipple discharge: It's not uncommon to have some clear or milky discharge during pregnancy. Having bloody discharge is not normal. Please get it checked by your doctor if this is the case.

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Does erect nipples mean you are pregnant?

Does erect nipples mean you are pregnant?

No: That would not be a reliable sign of pregnancy because there are a number of reasons for that to occur.

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When do nipples grow during pregnancy?

When do nipples grow during pregnancy?

Please clarify: They don't in many women and are not in any way an early sign of pregnancy.

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Does more bumps on nipples mean pregnant?

Only if PG test +: It is meaningful only if the pregnancy test is positive.

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Why do nipples get dark during pregnancy?

Why do nipples get dark during pregnancy?

Nobody knows.: Most people believe that the hormonal changes in pregnancy cause this, but nobody really knows for sure.

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What are the causes for darker nipples other than pregnancy?

See below: Pregnancy hormones cause increase pigmentation throughout the body. Example, if you have melasma (dark spots on face), they will get worse. Nipples will get darker.

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