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one of nipple hurts and the other one doesnt?

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Why does one of nipple hurts and the other one doesnt?


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replied September 25th, 2012
Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms Answer A38971
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During pregnancy, breast tissue responds by getting ready to produce milk. The breast responding faster, or having milk production, can have dilation of the lactiferous ducts underneath the nipples resulting in pain (can be bilateral or one sided pain). The exact cause can only be made out after careful evaluation. Visit your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest for further evaluation to look for the underlying cause. Treatment as appropriate (based on examination findings and evaluation results) would be started to help you control the symptoms. You can also try giving hot water fomentation to ease the pain. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
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