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ask: Strange pain/burning in nipples.

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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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Hello! Just to say I'm glad I am not alone! Yesterday afternoon after I got out of my pool both of my nipple felt like it was burning , it kinda felt like a burning sensation on both breast!! Also I'm just 14 and started my period yesterday night. Now it kinda feel alright as I press it!! But overall in my conclusion if it happens again yOu should were a push up bra or a bra that is comfortable and then slightly press it against your arm or hands for a while and sit down while pressing because it my go away! That's what I did to stop the burning or something!!!!

August 10, 2014 - 3:33pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

my nipple is buring but idk wat to do so pls HELP!!!!!!!!!!!

August 24, 2014 - 7:30am
Susan Cody HERWriter Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hi Anon

We cannot tell you what to do - you need an examination from a medical professional in order to figure out this burning. Please make an appointment as soon as you can so this pain can be relieved. 



August 27, 2014 - 6:08am
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
Susan Cody HERWriter Guide (reply to Anonymous)

Hi Anon

When you say you stopped your cycle a couple of weeks ago, do you mean you went off birth control?


May 27, 2014 - 10:59am
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
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

thats how mines feel but it burns and it painful at the same time

May 24, 2014 - 10:31am
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
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