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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
YES: Yes. Keep massaging and you may have to continue massage while breastfeedings.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Helpful suggestions: Inverted nipples might cause some difficultly when learning how to breast feed. A lactation consultant or doc experienced in breastfeeding management ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
No-surgery v surgery: There are a variety of approaches for treating inverted nipples beginning with a nipple aspirator or nipplette device proceeding to nipple piercing an ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience in Hand Surgery
Go: To your OB doc or pcp..
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Duct traction: Any traction on the ductsl system of the breasts may produce an inverted nipple. This occasionally occurs in the postoperative period due to swelling ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Possibly: If the piercing hits into the ducts, milk flow could be affected. Production should not be a problem, but you may be more prone to mastitis and/or h ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
It shouldn't: interfere with nursing as long as the jewelry is removed before putting baby to breast. Nipple rings or studs could definitely interfere with proper ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
This is a confusing: question. It is like asking is up down? Please reask with more detail.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Don't know: Haven't seen it.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Nipple inversion: Yes breast feeding or pumping can cause nipple inversion because of loosening the tissue around the nipple.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Generally, not: A breast fibroadenoma is usually solid, well defined, and "rubbery" to palpation and does not involve the mammary ducts, thus no discharge. During pre ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Not necessarily : But i suggest you see your doctor for a proper evaluation starting with a good physical examination. Best to you.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Edwards
36 years experience in Plastic Surgery
If : If your surgery does not include a breast lift, your nipple are not moved on your breasts. As has been mentioned, the implant should be essentially ce ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience in Breast Surgery
An eczema- like rash: That persists after a few wks should be biopsies but it sounds like chapping.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Exam: Any new lumps, bumps, skin changes in the breast should be evaluated by your doctor. You may be seeing breast milk. If you have had a baby before thi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aimee Barton
22 years experience in Pediatrics
Normal: Inverted nipples are not uncommon, even once through puberty! Just ask any lactation consultant! If you feel lumps, see discharge, or see other abno ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Brown
43 years experience in Gynecology
Swollen nipples: Swollen nipples mean swollen nipples. The remainder of your breast may or may not be increasing in size.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Could be infection: Redness on the breast particularly in a wedge or pie shape could be a sign of infection. This is especially true if the red area is warm to the touch ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Is the nipple: inversion new? If yes - would have this medically checked. The bumps on nipple and areola are likely to be Montgomery Glands.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Inverted nipples!: They invariably turn outward when the breasts are engorged with milk! it rarely is an issue!
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
46 years experience in Breast Surgery
Multiple causes: Inversion of nipple can happen physiologically. In this situation you should be able to evert it by manipulation. If inversion is more fixed and const ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Inverted nipples: Not permanently.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Inverted nipples: Usually inverted nipples grow normally and often become less inverted, but if you are concerned get examined by the gynecologist. If it is in a child, ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Sometimes: Having inverted nipples chronically or over a long time does not have a connection with breast cancer. But the new onset of nipple inversion can be as ... Read More

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