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What does it mean when both of your nipples hurt?

Nipples are sensitive, and they can hurt for lots of reasons. Tight clothes, rashes, and infections can all irritate the tender skin. For women, sore nipples are common during periods, pregnancy, and breastfeeding. Any pain in your nipples can make you wonder if you have breast cancer.

What are the signs of breast cancer in a man?

The symptoms of breast cancer in men include:

  • a lump in the breast – this is usually hard, painless and does not move around within the breast.
  • the nipple turning inwards.
  • fluid oozing from the nipple (nipple discharge), which may be streaked with blood.
  • a sore or rash around the nipple that does not go away.

What causes breast pain in males?

Most often, breast pain in men is caused by a condition called gynecomastia, or enlarged male breast tissue. This could also be the result of something as simple as a muscle pull. Breast cancer, although possible, is rarely the cause. Breast cancer can occur in men.

Does testosterone make your nipples hurt?

In our practices, it was observed that patients develop tender nipples from gynecomastia after injectable testosterone therapy. This could be the result of increased testosterone levels after treatment, which in turn aromatizes into E2.

Why do my nipples hurt so bad when I touch them?

Friction is the most common reason for the nipples to be sore. Friction can occur if the nipples rub against a shirt or poorly-fitting bra, during sports activities, such as running, surfing, or basketball. Friction on the nipple can often cause soreness and a stinging pain. The skin may also become dry or chapped.

How do nipples look like in early pregnancy?

The nipples and the area around the nipples (areola) become darker and larger. Small bumps may appear on the areola. These bumps will go away after you have your baby. Some women get stretch marks on their breasts.

How can a woman tell if she has breast cancer?

Skin changes, such as swelling, redness, or other visible differences in one or both breasts. An increase in size or change in shape of the breast(s) Changes in the appearance of one or both nipples. Nipple discharge other than breast milk.

How common is breast cancer in males?

Breast cancer is most often found in women, but men can get breast cancer too. About 1 out of every 100 breast cancers diagnosed in the United States is found in a man.

Do guys get turned on by their nipples?

Nipples respond to sexual stimulation in both sexes. One study found over half the male participants reported feeling enhanced sexual arousal in response to nipple stimulation. There is even one report describing a heterosexual man who requested breast enlargement to increase sexual function of his nipples.

What is the best treatment for gynecomastia?

Gynecomastia may be treated with medications such as raloxifene (Evista) and tamoxifen (Soltamox).

How do you know if a man has high estrogen?

Symptoms of High Estrogen in Men Mood swings, anxiety, or depression. Body hair loss. Loss of muscle mass. Increased body fat.

Does testosterone make your nipples bigger?

Estrogen (female hormone) promotes breast-tissue growth. Older men’s slackening production of testosterone allows their natural estrogen to spur breast growth. Men taking testosterone supplements, like your AndroGel, often experience breast enlargement.