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Thread: Nipple pain could it be?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2011

    Default Nipple pain could it be?

    Hello, I guess about a week ago, my left nipple started hurting, initial pumping, brushing up against anything, having my kids close etc. Having a look at it, it looks fine, no cracks or sore spots. It is pink. Got me to wondering if it could be thrush? I EP, no breast feeding at all. No other symptoms though and its just the nipple, no breast pain. Just the way of it, or could it be something else? I don't remember having this when I pumped for my twins. Thanks a bunch!


  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    New York

    Default Re: Nipple pain could it be?

    I think you are right. i think you do have thrush. It sounds like it to me.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2006

    Default Re: Nipple pain could it be?

    I have that sort of soreness too. And it seems to be hormonally based for me. Rule out thrush first though.
    Mama to my all-natural boys: Ian, 9-4-04, 11.5 lbs; Colton, 11-7-06, 9 lbs, in the water; Logan, 12-8-08, 9 lbs; Gavin, 1-18-11, 9 lbs; and an angel 1-15-06
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