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Nipples are hard and sore.

At least once or twice a month my nipples become very erect and become very tender, so tender that I can not wear a bra without having pain. They stay erect and tender for about 2 weeks then go away, on some occasions my nipples get a dark purplish color. I’m 20 years old and I have the birth control implant in my arm.
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Hi.  How long has it been like that?  Most likely it's hormonal.  Talk to doctor. Maybe can adjust dosage. Are you sure your not pregnant?
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Since the beginning of this year, and yes I am positive I am not pregnant I had my period two weeks ago.
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Our breasts are pretty dictated by hormones.  If your hormones say so, you will have breast tenderness. Yay, right?  I also find certain times in which I'm cold and have recently exercised and wearing a tight sports bra, that rubbing and such will cause me to be a bit like you describe too.  I would not be concerned about this but at your next well check appointment, you can ask about it if it continues to happen.
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