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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?
  • 11 hours ago » nikkaboo said:
    I'm 10dpo and my nipples are cracking and dry. They itch and are very sensitive.
  • 11 hours ago » nikkaboo said:
    I'm 10dpo today. ,
  • 2 days ago » sherzeem said:
    Sensitive nipples since 3dpo.. Confused!!
  • 1 week ago » nadiany said:
    3DPO fatigued exhaustion hit hard, upset stomach sore/sensitive nipples, tender breast no appetite, bloated
  • 1 week ago » elaughng said:
    5dpo my boobs and nips hurt like hell!!! and I couldn't be happier I think it's really happening this time C:
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