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Do nipples get darker when cold/erect?

By May 29, 2016 - 10:19am
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I was getting into the shower and when I took off my bra, I looked down at my breasts and I was like "wtf my nipples look like they're bruised!?" (Not literally). They look darker than usual to me, although I can't say I pay attention to it everyday.
And of course me being the person that I am freaked out and thought to myself "yep, I'm pregnant". Which I'm almost positive I couldn't be Bc I've never had sex before and when I seen my boyfriend last we just cuddled/slept together (we actually slept) and I had on a thong & shorts and he had on his underwear and some sweatpants. And it's not like we did anything at all except my bum was pressed up against him, so basically just sound like a crazy lady ranting! My period is in 10-13 days from now

I just want to know if this is normal or is it something bad??? I don't think I could be pregnant at all really but my mind overthinks everything!!
The areola part isn't much darker but the nipples itself are a darker color with a slight purple-y tint to them

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Hello and welcome to EmpowHer,
It is very common for nipples to darken when erected or cold. It does not have any correlation to pregnancy. Sleeping in the same bed with the other sex, with over without clothes, touching or no touching, cannot cause pregnancy. You must have intercourse where the male ejaculates into the vagina during ovulation, in order for pregnancy to occur.
You have nothing to worry about.

May 29, 2016 - 9:52pm
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