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Is soreness in nipples a symptom of pregnancy?

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Dr. Robert Galamaga

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Posted on Wed, 18 Mar 2015 in Early Pregnancy Signs and Symptoms
Question: I take Lo Ovral birth control pills but my husband has had a vasectomy. I've always taken the pills on time but this month, my prescription had run out so I was a week late starting my pills. My nipples are very sore, do you think I could be pregnant?
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Answered by Dr. Robert Galamaga 33 minutes later
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Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the query,

Pregnancy is always a remote possibility - if this is a concern a simple over the counter pregnancy test may be adequate.,

I suspect your symptoms may be due to a hormonal fluctuation causing the soreness in the area of the nipples.

I would suggest a pregnancy test and continue your birth control pills daily as prescribed.

Sincerely,

Dr. Galamaga
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