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Why Do My Nipples Feel Like They Are Burning
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
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
Sorry: Without a more detailed exam or description it's difficult to find out what the problem is ...Read more
My nipples are burning. I put Vaseline on them because I thought they were just dry but they still burn really bad! What's wrong with me?
See internist: You may have an infection which needs to be treated. See Primary Physician ASAP ...Read more
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
My right nipple was bleeding for one day then stopped but my nipple is burning now. Should i be concerned?
Yes: Bleeding from nipples is not a normal thing. See your doctor for proper evaluation. ...Read more
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.
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
Normal: Hormonal effect on the breast tissues. These hormones prepare the breasts to get a good supply of blood and to activate the mammary glands. The veins in the breasts get engorged with blood and this is mainly responsible for nipples burning during pregnancy. The best method to minimize the discomfort caused by breast changes is to wear bras that fit well or compress the breasts. ...Read more
My 11 yr old daughter said her nipple/areola feels like it's burning for a few seconds then goes away . Why is this happening?
My mom at the moment feels like her nipple/areola is burning. She also showed me that there are 2 little lumps. What does she have?
Probably benign: As. Principle any breast lump or swelling should be examined by a physician. If irbid of concern to your mom the it is worth seeing her PCP ...Read more
Hi, I have an on and off pain behind my left nipple, almost feels like a squeezing/burning sensation, doctor found nothing unusual. 28 yo F?
Left nipple pain: May be reflux w/ or w/o H pylori. Try ranitidine/prevecid, . May be costochondritis an inflammation of chest muscle insertions responds to Motrin/Aleve if not allergic, sometimes I find mycoplasma causes this-Zithro.helps Also in anyone with breast pain consider ultrasound or mammogram Cancer is rare but does occur in the younger population. F/U with doctor /urgent care ...Read more
I'm 33 weeks pregnant and both my nipples are in a lot of pain it feels like there burning or being sliced off is this normal?
Yes: Unfortunately, this is a side effect of pregnancy. The effects of the hormones on your nipples is causing this. Sometimes it can feel, if you barely touch them, that they are burning or being poked with hot flames or stabbed with a knife. Lovely, right? It can come and go. You can try a cold compress or tylenol (acetaminophen). Sorry about that. Pregnancy is hard on the body, right? ...Read more
In my breast, feels like it's the nipple specifically, i have a rather painful burning feeling and a bit of stabbing pain.
Get checked: You are young and anything bad is unlikely. Could be a mild infection or something in the milk duct (like a papilloma). Your doctor can get history, perform exam, order imaging if needed, and help you. It's good you check your breasts regularly — then you can bring changes to your doc to be checked. Live healthy and be well! ...Read more
19 supposed to get my period in 10 days, for couple hours on/off my nipple hurts really bad like a burning stabbing feeling is this hormonal?
Yes.: Hi Amber, Yes. Breast pain right before your period is very normal. The discomfort will usually go away once the menses start. If the pain continues, or if you feel a lump in the breast, then you should definitely see your doctor. I hope this information was useful. Have a good one! ...Read more
Hi just wondering if could help me I woke morning with right nipple feeling like it was leaking and burning it isn't sore to touch what could it be?
Are you leaking from the nipple? Pregnant? Nursing?
Have you noted any pain? Does the skin still feel like it is burning to the touch? Any rash? If there is leakage I want you to see an MD otherwise you can wait and see what evolves. ...Read more
I have a large red spot on my right nipple. It is burning & sore to touch. It looked like a pimple & when popped a lot of green puss came out?
See your doctor.: You should be seen by your doctor or at a medical facility. It sounds like you might have a bacterial skin infection, which might need prescription treatment. ...Read more
Svr pain in right breast/armpit. Can't lift arm w/o pain. Feels like it is burning/inflamed. Also, have two small lumps/sore nipple. What could it be?
My left breast has been hurting this past week. I feel like a burning pain surrounding the nipple. I feel the pain has spread and there's a small lump on the nipple. I can't tell if it's a bug bite or something else. I'm going to the doctor next week, but
Wait for the doc: This is something which requires exam to tell for sure. ...Read more
All day today, I've been having breast pain in both of my breast. The pain is like a stabbing/burning sensation. It's mostly around the nipple or on it. They are also really sensitive to touch. I'm not pregnant, so I know that's not the reason.
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Recommend Dr eval.: I would see your OB-GYN or primary care doctor regarding this. It is definitely abnormal to be having stabbing/burning pain on or around your nipples unless there is an irritant (chemical or physical) that is causing it or there could be a problem underneath the skin layer causing the pain. It is hard to say without a more detailed history and exam however. I would not ignore it. ...Read more
4dpo sore boobs/nipples and burning like cramps on one side of pelvis. Had sex during ovulation week last week.
I've had a pain in my breast for two weeks that feels like a sore, burning pain under my nipple when I make certain movements. See doctor or wait?
No mass?: If you cannot feel any swelling or mass in your breast, and it is just a pain, then I would probably wait until you've finished your next period, and if it's still there at that point, I'd see a doctor. If you feel a mass, or if there are any visible skin changes, see a doctor now. ...Read more
Sore boobs/nipples and burning like cramps on one side of pelvis. Had sex during ovulation week last week. Not due for period for over a week. Normal?
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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