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What does it mean when your nipples are swollen?

What does it mean when your nipples are swollen?

Various causes: There are hundreds of reasons to explain a vague symptoms like swollen nipples. If you think you are pregnant check a home pregnancy test. Weight gain, hormonal fluctuations, sexual stimulation, friction from exercise are just a few of the many causes. ...Read more

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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more


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What does it mean when your eyes are yellow?

What does it mean when your eyes are yellow?

Jaundice/ icterus: If the whites of the eyes turn yellow - this is called jaundice and can be related to a number of health conditions. This warrants medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your gums in the back are swollen?

What does it mean when your gums in the back are swollen?

Means bad news !: If the gums are swollen, and also bleeding and tender.. It can mean u are experiencing some level of periodontal disease. But if it is swollen on one tooth area, it can be also due to an infected root, fracture of a tooth, ot reinfection of an old root canal. See your dentist and with proper exam and radiographs he can tell you what is going on. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your nipples are hard all the time?

Needs more info: Is it something new ? Is it on both side ? Do you see any discharge ? Do you have any mass in the breast ? If the answer is no , probably it is variation in the norm. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your nipples are sore and ichy?

Varies: Many women will have those symptoms as the Progesterone level rises because the nipple can be more sensitive to progesterone. The Progesterone level increases after ovulation and falls just before the period starts - if conception occurs the Progesterone levels stays elevated and goes even higher due to the pregnancy. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your fingers are blue?

What does it mean when your fingers are blue?

Reynaud's Syndrome: Is and can cause blue fingers. If it is cold, or you smoke it can make it much worse. It has varying levels of severity from mild to digit threatening. It is a result of spasm of the blood vessels supplying blood to the fingers. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your eyes are twitching during pregnancy?

What does it mean when your eyes are twitching during pregnancy?

Depends: Twitching can have various causes. Also makes a difference if it is one eye or both eyes, simultaneous or independent, other symptoms or no other symptoms. Suggest you take movie (e.g. w/ smartphone) of the twitching and show your doctor. In otherwise healthy young woman might be benign but needs at least a visit to your doctor to see what kind of twitching. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a child rubs eyes and they are red?

What does it mean when a child rubs eyes and they are red?

Red eyes: Typically, red eyes are seen in infectious conjunctivitis (bacterial or viral), and allergic conjunctivitis. A child who rubs red eyes may be doing so because they are itchy, which would indicate allergy. Other clues would be discharge (clear or colored). Differentiating between the two is important as the treatment is different. ...Read more

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What does it mean when 2 knots are behind your ear?

Palpable area: The expression "knots" in that context would refer to 2 palpable areas of some etiology. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when there are black rims around your eyes?

What exactly does it mean when there are black rims around your eyes?

Thin skin: The skin around the eyes is among the thinnest on the body. The muscle shows through leading to dark circles around the eyes... ...Read more

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What does it mean when my tonsils are constantly swollen?

What does it mean when my tonsils  are constantly swollen?

Usually infections: Chronically enlarged tonsils are usually due to infection. A primary care doctor or an ENT doctor can evaluate. If there are many bothersome symptoms, recurrent infections, snoring / sleep apnea, etc..., the doctors may recommend removing the tonsils. Antibiotics can treat the bacterial infections. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your nipples are sore ?

Sore Nipples: Sore nipples are a common complaint among women. Although your period ended 12 days ago, you may be experiencing hormonal fluctuations. Fluctuating levels of the hormone estrogen may cause sore nipples. Yes, pregnancy can also cause sore nipples, but if you have your period recently, this may not be the case. Birth control pills may also cause sore nipples because they can also cause fluctuations. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your breasts are sore and sensitive?

What does it mean when your breasts are sore and sensitive?

Probably nothing: Such changes can occur during menses, pregnancy, periods of breast growth, sometimes when initiating ocps/hormonal birth control. Monitor for any changes (e.g. Bumps, lumps, etc..) with routine breast self exams. Additionally, if symptoms are persistent, see your health care provider. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your knees are hot?

What does it mean when your knees are hot?

Arthritis: Local rise in temperature is a sign of inflammation. It could be from many things. Some of the things are infection, gout, rheumatological conditions etc. Seek medical help. ...Read more

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What does it mean your feet are swollen?

What does it mean your feet are swollen?

Swollen feet: Lower extremity swelling can have multiple possible causes. Venous problems, protein problems, obstructive processes, cardiac problems and others. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your back molar gums are swollen?

What does it mean when your back molar gums are swollen?

Multiple reasons: Could be due to buildup of bacteria in form of plaqueor calculus, infection due to a problem with the tooth itself or even trauma or external stimulus. See a qualified dentist to evaluate. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your breast are tender?

What does it mean when your breast are tender?

Uncertain: Breast soreness can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. Breast pain can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period, pregnancy, hormone imbalance or use of oral contraceptives. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your fingers are numb?

What does it mean when your fingers are numb?

Carpal Tunnel : Syndrome can be a culprit as can pinching of the ulnar nerve at your elbow. In carpal tunnel symdrome typically your thumb, index, middle and ring finger are numb, in ulnar nerve entrapment your pinky and ring finger are numb. If your whole hand is numb it could be both or a metabolic issue like diabetes (most common). ...Read more