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Why are my nipples swollen and sore and feels like something's inside them? 20yr male student.

Why are my nipples swollen and sore and feels like something's inside them? 20yr male student.

Gynecomastia: You should have this evaluated by a doctor as this sounds like you may have a condition that causes swelling of breast tissue called gynecomastia? This can be caused by many things and does need to be checked out. See you doctor. ...Read more

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


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Why might my nipple be swollen and have a burning sensation? Also one side of it is kinda hard and feel like a bump

Get seen..: If you are palpating a lump in your breast get seen with your Dr. ASAP. Most of the time at your age this is associated with benign problems (not related to cancer), but if for example it is an infection it requires treatment. It is also important to check for other more dangerous reasons if having symptoms even if you are young, esp. If you have a family history of breast cancer. ...Read more

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Any reason why are my nipples sore and swollen?

Not sure.: Pregnant? Premenstrual? Ovulating? On Oral contraceptives?

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What could cause swollen and engorged nipples. They are very sensitive and hurt to the touch.

What could cause swollen and engorged nipples. They are very sensitive and hurt to the touch.

Ans: Many possibilities. Most obvious is pregnancy. Best to do a pregnancy test first. If neg could be nearing your menses. Are you on any medications? Again many possibilities. Best to see your doctor for exam ...Read more

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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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How can I deflate my swollen nipples? What are my best options?

Depends on cause: Breast tissue can swell depending on hormone status - if you are having persistent changes in your breasts, see your physician for a work up, which will likely include some blood work to check hormone levels. ...Read more

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I have had swollen nipples for about a year now. What could this signify?

Change in breast: Go and see your doctor for an evaluation... Impossible to say if it is of concern without an evaluation for rash or infection. ...Read more

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If my nipples are swollen and a dot of white stuff came out what does this mean?

Prolactinemia: This can be associated with an increased level of prolactin, associated with benign pituitary adenoma. Ask your physician to obtain blood for a prolactin level. Cj glueck md. ...Read more

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I've had swollen nipples since I was a teen. I would like to know what can I do to unswell these nipples. It's heavy and it hurts.

There are five...: ....Tanner stages. These are describe the stages of development, stage 1 being child (no breasts), stage 5 being adult with adult breasts. Stage four involves a "secondary mound (like a breast on a breast), " which is probably what you are describing. Some women stop at stage four, so are that way permanently. Nevertheless, if it's heavy and painful, it should be checked. See your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What causes swollen brest and tender nipples?

Many possibilities: There are many potential causes. One may be medication - certain medication may cause this. Another could be due to pregnancy or hormonal shifting. Simple irritation and rubbing from clothing or trauma. However it may be something more serious such as a growth in the brain. Please see your family physician to further evaluate. ...Read more

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Nipples always so sore and swollen.?

Sore nipples: Dryness and contact irritation from the bra, are the most common culprits. Sometimes hormonal menstrual cycle changes can lead to breast engorgement and excessive nipple sensitivity. Numbing creams (Maderma with Lidocaine) can help reduce sensitivity while lubricating the surface. Be sure to wash bras once with mild detergent (Woolite) and rinse twice to eliminate retained irritating chemincal ...Read more

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I have a pain and a bit of redness on my nipple. It seems to be a bit swollen too. What could that be?

I have a pain and a bit of redness on my nipple. It seems to be a bit swollen too. What could that be?

It could be infected: Inflamed or a sign of tumor. Get examined. You may need antibiotics. Go see your dr or gyn! Take care! ...Read more

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Swollen breasts nipples?

Bra fit: Too much friction from poorly fitting bras can cause this. If its one side or doesn't improve, you should have it checked out. ...Read more

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What could cause a young boys nipple to be swollen and painful?

Male nipple pain: Most people do not realize that males have the same general breast anatomy as females (just more rudimentary and smaller). If a nipple is swollen and painful it could be due to a bacterial infection or the nipple was pinched. It could also be a small blockage in one of the rudimentary milk ducts. ...Read more

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My boobs are swollen and hurt when I touch them and so are my nipples. What could be wrong?

My boobs are swollen and hurt when I touch them and so are my nipples. What could be wrong?

Exam: Get a breast exam. You are young and taking BC pills which can cause breast pain. Stop wearing tight fitting bras and wwar cotton tee shirts for one week. ...Read more

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My son nipple is swollen on one side and regular on the other what's going on.....He is 13 tried to put ice on it but did not work?

My son nipple is swollen on one side and regular on the other what's going on.....He is 13 tried to put ice on it but did not work?

Male breast tissue: Breast buds affect ~1/2 males in early puberty and may affect one or both sides concurrently. The process reflects an awakening of the body to hormonal changes. It generally persists for a year or less & disappears gradually. Rare cases can become prominent. Discuss it at any regular dr visit, but I wouldn't go in for this alone unless your kid is going bonkers over the issue & needs reassurance. ...Read more

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2 neg preg tests 2 white discharges then one sour smelling, along with swollen looking bigger nipples. 3rd month on pill. What's the problem?

2 neg preg tests 2 white discharges then one sour smelling, along with swollen looking bigger nipples. 3rd month on pill. What's the problem?

Estrogen hormone: In the pill can make changes in the appearance of your breasts. The discharge could be normal, if persist you need discharge to be tested. It may be a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis type thing. With this history I do not thing any serious infection of the genital tract. If you have any further queries click this --> https://www. Healthtap. Com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more