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Will my nipples remain protruding and sore throughout my preganancy?

Will my nipples remain protruding and sore throughout my preganancy?

Yes: Unfortunately the answer is yes. The hormones of pregnancy make your nipples more sensitive and more prominent in preparation for breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Dr. Corey Clay
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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My right nipple has had a weeping sore that comes and goes for months now.Also itches some times. I had a preganancy terminated in jan. Help please.

My right nipple has had a weeping sore that comes and goes for months now.Also itches some times. I had a preganancy terminated in jan. Help please.

Needs evaluation: A recurrent open sore on the skin needs prompt evaluation especially if it's been going on this long. This would not be related to a pregnancy termination. ...Read more

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What do sore breasts and protruding nipples mean?

What do sore breasts and protruding nipples mean?

Cold Temperature : Breasts are modified sweat glands and respond to parasympathetic (ps) impulses. The ps system controls temperature, sweat gland secretions (sweaty palms when you're nervous, etc) and arousal response (protruding nipples and sensitive breasts).. Breasts are most sensitive while lactating (breast feeding) and menstruation. ...Read more

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What do sore breasts and sore protruding nipples mean?

What do sore breasts and sore protruding nipples mean?

Many things: This could mean a variety of things including hormonal stimulation that occurs with pregnancy, menses, hormonal supplementation or endocrinologic disturbances. ...Read more

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For the past week my nipples have been hard and tender, which has never happened before. I took a pregnancy test and it was negative, what could it be?

For the past week my nipples have been hard and tender, which has never happened before. I took a pregnancy test and it was negative, what could it be?

See a doctor: You're right that pregnancy is a possibility. There are others, though, including infection, hormonal abnormality, medication side effect, mass, etc. If it doesn't resolve, you'll want to be examined. ...Read more

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Atleast a month late for period tender nipples 4 negative pregnancy tests what s going on ?

Abnormal cycle: It is likely you did not ovulate this month and therefore have not had a period. Estrogen symptoms, such as tender nipples, are common in times of anovulation.. Further evaluation may be necessary by your doctor. A repeat pregnancy test for sure in about a week. ...Read more

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Nipples are a bit sore and are sticking out more even thought they are normally flat, could this be a sign of early pregnancy?

Guessing in Medicine: There is no concrete history here to comment on. Any advice would be based purely on guessing. When was your last period? Have you missed a period? Where you sexually active during the days of your fertility period? Are you on birth control? ...Read more

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Hello I am 4 DPO & starting yesterday, my nipples have been constantly hard and very tender to touch. Could this be an early pregnancy sign?

Hello I am 4 DPO & starting yesterday, my nipples have been constantly hard and very tender to touch. Could this be an early pregnancy sign?

Too soon to know: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...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