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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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What Day Past Ovulation are you? Is this a new symptom?
  • 3 days ago » nowornever2015 said:
    My nipples are very sensitive right now. I had a one day "period" five days ago. Am waiting today on blood HCG test.
  • 4 days ago » LaKeshia said:
    tingling in right nipple, nausea, bloat
  • 4 weeks ago » Queendom said:
    I am 5dpo and my nipples are really sensitive. They're as sensitive as they were when they were pierced over a year ago. New symptom
  • 4 weeks ago » Queendom said:
    I am 5dpo and my nipples are really sensitive. They're as sensitive as they were when they were pierced over a year ago. New symptom
  • 8 weeks ago » babiemama0709 said:
    always get swollen boobs at pms but 6dpo n nipples only hurt which is new. Gas for a wk now
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