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causes of inverted nipples

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
47 years experience Breast Surgery
Many causes: Inverted nipples maybe natural. Maybe due to previous episodes of infection/mastitis, physiological or secondary to an underlying malignancy. If you h ... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It is developmental: This is quite a common occurance but it is of no serious consequence. If you have anty serious concerns about it, you should go see a plastic surgeon ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hector Chapa
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Various: Inverted nipples occur due to variety of causes. These can be broadly classified as congenital (present since birth) or acquired (that develops later ... Read More
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
47 years experience Breast Surgery
Multiple causes: Some women have naturally inverted nipples. If the nipples are normally everted and become inverted, there is more concern. One common cause is repeat ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
47 years experience 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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Dr. Eric Brown
32 years experience Breast Surgery
Acute or chronic: The most common cause is congenital, meaning you were born with inversion. If the inversion is 'acute' which means, new, you should be evaluated by a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Dr. MARK LONG answered
26 years experience Pediatrics
Causation: Causes : inverted nipple is not medically harmful and is quite common. Hereditary is the major cause for inverted nipple since for many women it is i ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
47 years experience Breast Surgery
Many causes: Inverted nipples may be natural if you have had them for a long time. Many times previous episoded of infection or matitis in the area behind the nipp ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Genes, may be: If you are discovering it now, ask the female how long has she noticed these to be the case. While there are some medical medical conditions, like obe ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Dr. MARK LONG answered
26 years experience Pediatrics
Not usually, but may: Inverted nipples can create a problem during breastfeeding by making it more difficult for the baby to properly latch. In some cases, they are also mo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Inverted nipples: Inverted nipples may be a normal condition at birth, or may be due to blocked milk ducts or old age. If inversion appears suddenly breast cancer may b ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tom Pousti
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Inverted Nipples: Usually inverted nipples are related to the “tethering” effect of lactiferous ducts; therefore surgical correction often involves division of these d ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
In the presence of: Nomral mammograms, low probability that this a malignancy. It will likely resolve, if concerned or it is becoming worse have a low threshold to get ex ... Read More

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