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Why would my nipple be red and sore? It is a dark red and very tender and I can feel something on the side of my nipple

Why would my nipple be red and sore? It is a dark red and very tender and I can feel something on the side of my nipple

Infection-Mastitis: You could have an infection in the breast, known as mastitis. I highly recommend you see a breast surgeon for evaluation. This may require drainage and antibiotics. ...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 would my nipples be hard and sore for like a week now?

Why would my nipples be hard and sore for like a week now?

Nipple soreness: Nipples are sensitive to hormones, and may become hard and irritated if you are pregnant. They may also develop a dermatitis, from detergents used to wash your bra or undershirts. They could be irritated if another person or an animal plays with your nipples or sucks on them, You can use hydrocortisone cream 1%, twice a day, and do a pregnancy test. If not better, go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why would a montgomery gland around my nipple be sore and swollen?

Why would a montgomery gland around my nipple be sore and swollen?

Oil build-up?: It's possible that a person could experience some pain from clogging of normal montgomery glands, and get relief from gentle washing and placing a warm moist towel over them for 20 minutes at night. ...Read more

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Sore nipple in a male?

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Lesion?: Is nipple red, swelling or tender? If so, skin infection may be the reason. If not, underneath lesion needs to role out. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes nipple soreness?

What causes nipple soreness?

Many things: Anything from hormones, to irritation to an uncomfortable bra. Any scratches, any redness? ...Read more

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My nipples are sore and itchy?

See a doc: Before menopause there are 2 main reasons for sore nipples/breasts: post ovulation and pregnancy. If menopausal then fluctuating hormone syndrome (climacteric syndrome) can cause sore nipples. Lastly, sore nipples can be a warning sign for breast cancer. In a condition known as paget’s disease of the nipple, the nipple becomes irritated with redenning, pain and sometimes itching. See your doc. ...Read more

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Is it bad if a girls nipples are sore?

Sore nipples: The age of the " girl" is important. If she is sexually active or breast feeding then often nipples get sore. If it is just that they are both sore, the girl should see her gynecologist or pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can nuvaring cause sore nipples at first?

Can nuvaring cause sore nipples at first?

Yes: Some women are very sensitive to even very small amounts of estrogen, found in NuvaRing. Fortunately your body will adjust to this over time. Try wearing a padded bra for now. ...Read more

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Sore nipples before ovulation, what's wrong?

Nothing: This is a common effect of hormonal changes that can occur during and around ovulation. ...Read more

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What could cause cracked nipples and soreness?

Hard to say: Hard to say what is causing it, unless you are nursing. There are some excellent breast creams that can help a mild case such as mother's friend. Moisturizers such as eucerin will help the cracking if not nursing. ...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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Why are my nipples sore? I've been sexually active.

Why are my nipples sore? I've been sexually active.

Causes can include: Pregnancy, being near your period especially if you have a high caffeine intake, trauma, cysts.... See your doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a girl nipples hurt or are sore?

Thelarche: The onset of puberty in a girl is usually accompanied by tender swelling under the nipple or nipples. You can usually assume this is the case unless there is hot skin or redness extending onto the skin around the nipples. If so, then have it checked. ...Read more

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Light red...Pinkish colour in nipples. Sore. Any I ideas?

Soreness: I recommend that you see your primary care physician. Sometimes nipple pinkness and soreness can be due to a local yeast infection. If normal, you might want to ask your doctor if it started after taking the celexa (citalopram). However, any breast issue should be taken seriously to rule out any masses or cancerous process. Your doctor should help. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have sore and swollen nipples?

Pregnancy?: This can be a symptom of pregnancy. Please see your doctor to get checked out. ...Read more