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ask: Strange pain/burning in nipples.

By Anonymous

It started last night where both of my nipples started to be really painful and almost with a burning sensation. I am 26, not pregnant (never have been). The nipples look perfectly fine with no discharge or swelling or anything. Today is started again in my right nipple. Can anyone give me some insight on what this might be or how to make it go away? Thanks.

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EmpowHER Guest

hello ive never had burning nipples just the touch of anything skin clothes bra etc and this is never happened to me and its scaring me i recently stopped my cycle 2 1/2 weeks ago should this be happening

September 25, 2013 - 6:18am
EmpowHER Guest

hi i am 27 i have 3 boys and i am having burning on my left nipple and i dont know what it is. it feels like a bee sting

June 24, 2013 - 9:43am
EmpowHER Guest

Hello, I have been having burning on both nipples but more on my right. This also happends randomaly, am over weight, hispanic, hx of breast cancer, sexually active & sterile! :(. Am scared it might be cancer. I get pains too but not so much. No discharge or swelling. Right now am having burining on right side feels like liquidy is running down its hard to explain. Do you think its cancer?

July 14, 2012 - 9:10am
Susan Cody HERWriter Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hi Anon

Thank you for your post!

We cannot tell anyone if they have cancer or not but please discuss this with your doctor and get an examination. Having gone through breast cancer, I'm sure you know that detection and treatment as soon as possible is key.

Please keep us posted and good luck!


July 20, 2012 - 4:48am
EmpowHER Guest

Hi all bra could be the issue of a breast pain , make sure you have the right bra ,if the pain stay , please see your doctor for forther information.

June 23, 2012 - 6:09am
EmpowHER Guest

I am 23 years old and just got off depo a couple months ago. I have not gotten my period back, but am not pregnant either. About a month ago, my breast were getting sore, day or night, bra or not and most recently I started to feel a burning sensation in my nipples along with breast soreness. I do not know what this means, but I was diagnosed with fibrocystic cysts and I have a fibroadenoma in one breast, but I get th symptoms in both. Someone please tell me what is going on!

June 19, 2012 - 6:24pm
EmpowHER Guest

my name is Toyin, i am 35years,i normaly have burning sensation especially on my left breast and when i saw my GP, she said is hormonal changes, but because i am scared and kept talking about it, she asked me to go for mammogram which i did, but now again i am scared to go for my result and it's over two month now, don't you think she would have called me on my phone if it is something serious?

June 17, 2012 - 9:43pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I know it is over a year now. Still, for 'late readers' like me. Please don't rely on the doctor. Check! Why? It may indeed be nothing. However, if you are developing a relationship with someone it is good for them to know you are SERIOUS about your health and THEY must be too. Like any person, people get busy, make mistakes, and forget to call.... Treat your body like a beautiful baby...follow up!

June 27, 2013 - 8:14am
EmpowHER Guest
Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

yea she would of called u

November 27, 2012 - 7:31am
EmpowHER Guest

I am 26 years old and I am also experiencing a burning sensation around both of my nipples. I have never experienced this before. I have a 6 year old son. The sensation has moved up to my collar bones as well. It feels like pepper burning my skin. What should I do?

May 4, 2012 - 3:39pm
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