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Why are my breasts sore and nipples so sensitive this week?

Why are my breasts sore and nipples so sensitive this week?

YOU COULD BE: Ovulating, pregnant, or too much chocolate or pop, among other things. ...Read more

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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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For the past two weeks my breasts have been sore and swollen, my nipples have became sensitive, im moody, fatigued, and my appetite has decreased. Wha?

For the past two weeks my breasts have been sore and swollen, my nipples have became sensitive, im moody, fatigued, and my appetite has decreased. Wha?

Breasts/pain: At age 18, even if you are not pregnant, hormone levels can occasionally produce a "double ovulation", which in turn elevates both progesterone and estrogen levels simulating early pregnancy. First, obtain a serum HCG test from your healthcare provider to be certain you are not pregnant. ...Read more

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I have sensitive tingly/itchy nipples but no sore breast ;what's the cause?

I have sensitive tingly/itchy nipples but no sore breast ;what's the cause?

Irritant reaction: Itchy nipples can be caused by dryness and frictrion rubbing with exercise. The t-shirt with work-outs causes an irritant reaction due to the sweat.
Apply pure vaseline to the areolae prior to the work-outs. ...Read more

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What causes chafed nipples? How do I know if that's why my nipples have been rather irritated (just nipples; breasts are not sore/sensitive)

What causes chafed nipples? How do I know if that's why my nipples have been rather irritated (just nipples; breasts are not sore/sensitive)

From rubbing: Against clothes that may be rough. Also, have you recently changed detergents which you could be allergic to? I would use eucerin cream on the nipples to relieve soreness. ...Read more

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"what are the symptoms for sore bosoms and sensitive nipples? " I really can't explain it's just that my breast are so tender I don't be wanting to touch them.

"what are the symptoms for sore bosoms and sensitive nipples? " I really can't explain it's just that my breast are so tender I don't be wanting to touch them.

If: If your pain is severe enough that you don't want to touch your breasts, you should go see a doctor. Causes for your discomfort could range anywhere from pregnancy to shingles and you need an exam to know how to properly treat you. Good luck! ...Read more

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I had a hysterectomy in feb 2017 now almost a year later my breast are sore heavy and my nipples are sensitive. Everything removed except ovaries.

I had a hysterectomy in feb 2017 now almost a year later my breast are sore heavy and my nipples are sensitive. Everything removed except ovaries.

Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new pain, mass, lump, bump or skin change in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor who can help determine if any work up or testing is needed. Breast pain can be from hormonal changes, weight changes, dietary changes, cysts, changes in exercise patterns, ill fitting bras and others. ...Read more

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Sore breasts, nipples are swollen and way more sensitive than usual? I start my period very soon

Sore breasts, nipples are swollen and way more sensitive than usual? I start my period very soon

Variable: Symptoms associated with menstrual and hormonal changes can be variable from month to month, year to year. What was normal in your teens for you cycle may disappear and a different "normal" may appear in your 20's or 30's. If you miss a period, take a pregnancy test! ...Read more

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I have sore breasts and sensitive nipples. Only today I have noticed dry clumpy white discharge. I am 16 female what is happening? Also sore tummy.

I have sore breasts and sensitive nipples. Only today I have noticed dry clumpy white discharge. I am 16 female what is happening? Also sore tummy.

Could be: Breast tenderness and a sore abdomen could be symptoms suggesting that your period is about to start. More information about your cycle, other symptoms like itching, contraceptive use, and whether you are sexually active would be necessary to give a better answer. The discharge could be normal vaginal secretions or could be due to an infection. I wish I could be of more help. ...Read more

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I had sex week I ovulated, 27of october to the 31st. I am feeling sick, swollen and tender breast, and darker sensitive nipples. What are chances I'm pregnant and already experiencing symptoms?

I had sex week I ovulated, 27of october to the 31st. I am feeling sick, swollen and tender breast, and darker sensitive nipples. What are chances I'm pregnant and already experiencing symptoms?

It is possible,: However, it appears too early to have pregnancy symptom only one week post ovulation. If the egg was fertilized, the embryo just implanted. The symptoms you experience are common symptoms of elevated estrogen and progesterone, which is normal after ovulation. ...Read more

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Period was 12 days early, very light and lasted less then two days. Also my breasts are tender and nipples are sensitive and hurt. Am I pregnant?

Period was 12 days early, very light and lasted less then two days. Also my breasts are tender and nipples are sensitive and hurt. Am I pregnant?

Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Breast pain/discomfort and tender lump for several months with a sensitive nipple that looks like it's grown - what could this be?

Breast pain/discomfort and tender lump for several months with a sensitive nipple that looks like it's grown - what could this be?

Breast lump: Should always be evaluated by a physician in order to get proper testing. Please make an appointment with your doctor. Take care! ...Read more

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1 day before my peryod I still have nausea, fatigue, mild cramps, tender breasts, brest feel heavy, sensitive nipples, frequent urination can I be preg?

1 day before my peryod I still have nausea, fatigue, mild cramps, tender breasts, brest feel heavy, sensitive nipples, frequent urination can I be preg?

Period due tomorrow?: One can just wait another day or two for the period to start. If the period comes, then one is not pregnant. If no period comes, by one week from today, one can go buy a urine pregnancy test to see if there's a pregnancy. ...Read more

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My breasts have been really sore and my nipples turned white about 2 weeks ago. Why would this be happening?

Dermatologist: If you feel there is a dramatic change in nipple color then schedule a visit with a dermatologist. There are certain pigmentation disorders that can cause this. ...Read more

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Past couple of weeks my nipples have been extremely sore and tender. It is only my nipples and not my breasts.?

Past couple of weeks my nipples have been extremely sore and tender. It is only my nipples and not my breasts.?

Plan.: Check, please, if this close to your period. If you sexually active do the pregnancy test. Check the quality of your bra and color. It possible irritation from bra. ...Read more

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The left side of my breast feels sore, been sore for about a week I noticed. Should I worry the nipples and nothing else is sore.

Unlikely major issue: Breast tenderness is very common and usually affects a variety of areas of the breast at different times. Many women notice it more pre menstrually, or with a higher level of caffeine intake, for example. Sometimes it isn't the breast, but a sore muscle deep to the breast after exercise. If persists or if you notice a lump, see your gyn. Unlikely to be something serious. Good luck. ...Read more

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My nipples have been very sore and my breasts very warm for the last 2 weeks. What could this be and should I see a doctor? I am 26 years old.

See the MD: Do you notice more of the veins in your breasts? If so, combined with the things you have described, I would consider if you may be pregnent. Maybe take a test to see. Either way, see your md. ...Read more

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My nipples and breasts have been very sore for a couple days. I had protected intercourse last week with my boyfriend we used a condom both times?

My nipples and breasts have been very sore for a couple days. I had protected intercourse last week with my boyfriend we used a condom both times?

Test for pregnancy: You might be pregnant. A simple urine pregnancy test can be done that can be purchased at a local drug store. Otherwise, consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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For about 2 weeks I have had really sore breast not near my nipple but it's been around both breast, and it's hard feeling on both. What is it and why?

Breast pain: Most breast pain in 17 year olds is due to hormonal changes, weight fluctuations or dietary issues. It is always best with breat changes to see a doctor for an examination to make sure all is ok. ...Read more

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Creamy white discharge a week before period? Sore breasts and dark nipples?

Creamy white discharge a week before period? Sore breasts and dark nipples?

May be normal: If these types of symptoms resolve with menstruation, it is related to normal homonal changes that occur during the menstrual cycle. If the period does not arrive, it would be prudent to be checked for pregnancy. ...Read more