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Sore/Sensitive Nipples

Very Early Pregnancy Symptom

Symptom Details

Changes to the breasts can begin very soon after conception. Increasing levels of hormones cause increased blood flow and changes to the breast tissue. This increase can cause sore or sensitive nipples, a change that can be enjoyable for some but painful for others. As your body adjusts to the new surge of hormones the pain should subside.

Comparison Chart

The chart below shows a comparison between the number of times this symptom was experienced by pregnant vs non-pregnant women.


**NOTE: Data for 15-21 dpo tends to be lower than expected as many women stop tracking symptoms after a positive pregnancy test.

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  • 6 days ago » TerriBlunt said:
    Omgawd worse pain ever, got my whole body aching at just 6dpo!
  • 1 week ago » daniegirl0218 said:
    8 dpo extremely sensitive nipples!!! Sometimes they hurt so bad others just rubbing against them will turn me on???
  • 1 week ago » NatP27 said:
    only nipples and areola sore on both breasts.. not my whole boobs
  • 2 weeks ago » Wesleysmommy09 said:
    12 dpo and nipples are so sensitive, hurt so bad that sometimes it takes my breath away. Boobs will burn all over randomly.
  • 2 weeks ago » EssieJames said:
    nipples increasingly sore since 1dpo - can't touch anymore at 8dpo so sore
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