Over the past couple of days, my right nipples has been completely hard and tender. It also hurts most of the time without being touched unless i take a motrin or something. as far as i can tell, the pain it mostly centered behind the nipple. it feels like there are lumps around my areola, but i'm not sure if i'm just imagining them because i'm freaking out. it's been like this for more than 24 hours. is that normal? please help!
It's normal for teenagers to feel this kind of pain,due to hormonal changes in the body.
You could try the following measures first.Wear lose clothes,warm compresses at the site of pain, plenty of fluids, avoid alcohol, caffeine and smoking.
You could use over the counter pain killers, but if the pain still persists and if you notice any nipple discharge,skin changes,any lump or inverted nipple,you will need to schedule an appointment and see your physician for a clinical evaluation.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.