Sensitive nipples

Check your symptoms and
find possible causes with AI for free

Yoshinori Abe

Medically Reviewed By:

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Internal medicine

Please choose the symptom you are most concerned about.

It will help us optimise further questions for you.

By starting the symptom checker, you agree to the Terms of Use.

Any other symptoms?

How Ubie can help you

With an easy 3-min questionnaire, Ubie's AI-powered system will generate a free report on possible causes.

Your symptoms

Input your symptoms

Our AI

Our AI checks your symptoms

Your report

You get your personalized report

Personalized Report

✔︎  When to see a doctor

✔︎  What causes your symptoms

✔︎  Treatment information etc.

Free. No signup needed.
Developed by doctors.

Learn More

Content updated on May 23, 2022

Description

Nipples are sensitive, and they can hurt for lots of reasons. For women, sensitive nipples are common during periods, pregnancy, and breastfeeding.

When to See a Doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Sensitive nipples

Possible Causes

  • Gynecomastia

    A condition where abnormal hormone levels cause males to develop female characteristics (enlargement of the breast). Common causes include medications and tumors in the brain.

  • Mastopathy

    A condition where a painful lump forms in the breast. This is caused by imbalances in female hormone levels, hence symptoms tend to occur before and during menses.

  • Testicular tumor

    A testicular tumor is a lump or swelling on either testicle. The tumour may be benign, which doesn't spread to other parts of the body, or malignant, commonly known as cancerous, which means it can spread to other parts of the body. Testicular cancer is usually first seen as a pea-sized hard lump but it can grow much larger. Pain, discomfort or numbness in the affected testicle might be present.

Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Are your nipples so sensitive that you have discomfort, pain, or itch when your clothes touch them?

Other Related Symptoms

Similar symptoms or complaints

Yoshinori Abe

Medically Reviewed By:

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Internal medicine

in our Medical Expert Team

Free. No signup needed.
Developed by doctors.

Ubie is supervised by 50+ medical experts worldwide

Shohei Harase

Shohei Harase, MD

Neurology

Kameda Medical Center, Japan

Sanshiro Kato

Sanshiro Kato, MD

Emergency department

Kawai Clinic, Japan

Yu Shirai

Yu Shirai, MD

Psychiatry

Yotsuya Yui Clinic, Japan

Yoshinori Abe

Yoshinori Abe, MD

Internal medicine

Co-founder of Ubie, Inc.

Rohini R

Rohini R, MD

Ear, nose, throat (ENT)

Bayshore Health Centre, India

Seiji Kanazawa

Seiji Kanazawa, MD, PHD

Obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN)

National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan

View our medical experts