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The nipples on my breast become very sore in cold weather

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the nipples on my breast become very sore in cold weather
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Charles replied 9 years ago.

HiCustomer Thank you for asking your question on Just Answer. The other Experts and I are working on your answer. By the way, it would help us to know:

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Customer: replied 9 years ago.
sex m 60y old doctors at VA ran some blood test with no ansewers. they don't know what the cause is. meds-lithium carbonate;propoxyphene-acetaminophen;venlafaxine hcl;
Expert:  Dr. Charles replied 9 years ago.

The only possible cause of soreness of nipples in cold weather seems to be because of tactile response to cold temperature.The smooth muscles of nipple are very sensitive to cold and due to cold,these muscles gets contracted.It is the inflammation of these muscles which causes soreness in nipples.These smooth muscle are under the control of the autonomic nervous system.So these gets inflamed in winter.

You may take anti inflammatory oral or local medication to get relief from this soreness.



Customer: replied 9 years ago.
I can not accept this answer. It did not use to be like this. there has to be more to this.
Expert:  Dr J Burk replied 9 years ago.

Are you worried about a more serious problem?

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