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After a workout...What does it mean if a mans nipples burn?

After a workout...What does it mean if a mans nipples burn?

Friction: Friction from clothing or sports equipment is the most likely cause of nipple irritation after active sports. It is easy to test. . . Just put a bandaid over one nipple next time, and see what happens! ...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 do my nipples feel like they are burning?

Why do my nipples feel like they are burning?

I do not know: Not sure without an exam and possible testing. Get an evaluation and hopefully you will get the answer to this burning question. Good luck. ...Read more

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My nipples feel like they are burning. Is that normal?

Not normal.: While we'd need more information to hazard a guess as to what's specifically going on, the nipples shouldn't generally be burning. ...Read more

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My nipples feel like they are burning. What could be wrong?

Go see a doctor: Hard to say over the internet. Has there been trauma? Are you male or female? Do you have new laundry soap? New bra? New clothes? Any discharge from the nipple? These answers will all be helpful in order to help you. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and it feels like my nipples are cracking and burning when being looked at them there is nothing there... what could this mean?

Exam: It is time for a breast exam, and if needed ultrasound and mammogram. This condition can occur with ill-fitting bras or tight bra fabric; however, no matter what, you need a breast exam. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have burning pain in your nipples?

Is it normal to have burning pain in your nipples?

No: Check bra is not rubbing. Use moisturizing cream. Try Motrin for pain. If skin is red, hard or brest very tender, see doctor. ...Read more

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What is the burning feeling I keep getting in my left nipple it really hurts?

What is the burning feeling I keep getting in my left nipple it really hurts?

You need: A breast examination followed (perhaps) by a Mammogram. ..Infection is the most common cause of nipple burning/pain. Consult with your GYNECOLOGIST asap. Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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Is it normal to have burning pain in your nipple?

Nipple pain: If you are breast feeding then it normal. Also if you are pregnant it can exist. Infection in the breast can also do the same. Any cuts or bruises can do the same - these can be quite small. ...Read more

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Can herpes cause burning pains in the nipple?

Can herpes cause burning pains in the nipple?

Perhaps: Herpes outbreaks can occur basically anywhere, even though they are most common in the genital and oral areas. I would certainly have this further evaluated and not assume it is a lesion since there are so many other things that could also cause this pain. ...Read more

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I have slight pain in 2 breasts comes and goes. No lumps. My nipples sometimes contracts sometimes burns a little. I'm so worried please help.

I have slight pain in 2 breasts comes and goes. No lumps. My nipples sometimes contracts sometimes burns a little. I'm so worried please help.

See a doctor: Breast conditions require more in depth history and exam to determine if there is anything serious. A visit to your primary care physician or gynecologist can answer your concerns. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have an exposed nerve ending on my nipple? I've had a kind of burning painful sensation right in the center of it for two days.

Is it possible to have an exposed nerve ending on my nipple? I've had a kind of burning painful sensation right in the center of it for two days.

Possible, unlikely: Unless you have an open cut or sore that is unlikely. Protect it with a humectant oinent or a silicone nipple cap (get from a store selling nursing aids). Alternately capsaicin cream can also help if these others do not. ...Read more

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I'm a guy 18, 6'1 tall, 167lbs, I think I might have gyno beacuase of my puffy nipples. My nipples burn when a cold breeze hits them or I'm at beach?

I'm a guy 18, 6'1 tall, 167lbs, I think I might have gyno beacuase of my puffy nipples. My nipples burn when a cold breeze hits them or I'm at beach?

Probably gynecomasti: Many young men have a mild case of gynecomastia, with only puffy nipples. Others have a more serious case. Most require surgery for correction, even mild puffy nipples. See my webinar on youtube - search dr. George pope. Or visit www. Gynecomastia. Org, a great forum. ...Read more

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My nipples are really sore and have a burning sensation really not sure what that means?

My nipples are really sore and have a burning sensation really not sure what that means?

See your doctor: If your both of your nipples are sore or burning, there might be a number of reasons such as hormonal, exercise induced, etc... If the sensation is unilateral (only on one side), your doctor will likely check you for possible underlying lumps and may consider mammogram to rule out breast cancer. ...Read more

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My nipples are very tender itchy and sometimes burn what dose this mean?? I am also 4days late

Hormonal changes: The nipples and areola tissue of the breast are highly sensitive to hormonal changes in your body. If your period is delayed it may simply mean that progesterone and oestrogen levels are altered. This would cause nipple and breast tenderness and discomfort. One other explanation could possibly be pregnancy. Have you done a pregnancy test yet? ...Read more

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Everyonce in a while my nipples go very red and have cold feeling but it burns the nipples get so sore that if my shirt rubs off them it hurts so bad?

Everyonce in a while my nipples go very red and have cold feeling but it burns the nipples get so sore that if my shirt rubs off them it hurts so bad?

Raynaud's phenomenon: Of the nipples. You should keep them warm at all times if possible, and wear a very soft but supportive bra to protect them from rubbing. Good luck! ...Read more