The wearing tight or ill-fitting undergarments and clothing is one of the most common (and easily cured) causes of nipple pain is. But nipple pain is also a problem for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. In addition, sore nipples can be caused by infection, certain kinds of breast cancer and other conditions
The following are some leading causes of pain in nipples. If you’re experiencing this problem, then make sure you understand the cause in order to find the cure. If the problem persists, contact a doctor.
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Your clothing might be doing it
Pregnancy can be a cause too
Wrong latching on during breastfeeding
It could be an infection
It could be cancer
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Friction due to exercise
Recent sexual activity
- The Raynaud’s syndrome – Poor blood circulation is the main reason for Raynaud’s syndrome. This pain occurs when the nipples feel cold air.
- Some hormonal changes – Changes in estrogen can lead to pain in the nipple area.
- Paget’s disease – It’s a rare disease. Seek medical advice if symptoms occur.
- Teething of the child – Your child might be teething the breasts during breastfeeding. This leads to such pain too.
- Less moisture – Change breastfeeding technique and use moisturizers to cure this issue. Dryness is another cause of pain in the nipple area.
- Blocking of ducts and inflammation – Bad techniques of breastfeeding lead to a blocked duct. You should seek medical advice.
- It can be mastitis – Poor draining of milk causes mastitis. You can treat it with self-help or antibiotics treatment.
- Another disease, breast abscess – It is related to mastitis. It occurs when pus collects in the breast leading to a great amount of pain. Redness, swelling, and heat are the main symptoms.
- Thrush or candidiasis – It’s a cause of breast pain during the time of breastfeeding. The cause of Thrush is candida yeast. Your baby could show its symptoms as well.
- Pain because of a milk blister – The pain because of milk blister is severely high. It is also called white spot. The pain is usually sharp and specific. When skin grows over the milk ducts of the nipples, it leads to trapping of the milk. This leads to the incredible pain.
- Eczema of nipples – It’s a rare cause but still, it’s significant. It leads to soreness and a burning sensation in the nipple. You should avoid allergens and moisturizers.
- Contact dermatitis is another cause – A burning sensation accompanied by dryness is a symptom of contact dermatitis. You should wash your breast by using water and avoid any other triggering lotions or creams.
- Pain due to Vasospasm – Sudden changing of the nipple’s color from white to red is a clear indicator of vasospasm. Your baby’s wrong method of nipple suction is the main reason here.