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inverted nipples how to correct

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
Things to Try: Where nipple shields, sometimes they help the nipple protrude. Sometimes gentle traction from your fingers, a breast pump, or a modified open ended an ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Brown
32 years experience Breast Surgery
Rule out pathology: First and foremost, see a doctor to evaluate. Have a mammogram and ultrasound. If there are benign findings, or, if chronic, there are procedures to c ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
23 years experience Breast Surgery
No: You'll first want to make sure there is not an abnormality or mass causing the inversion. If this is chronic, then it can be surgically corrected. I ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Holmes
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Inverted Nipple: One technique involves making an incision at the edge of the areola, identifying and dividing (cutting) the ducts that attach to and pull on the inner ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
26 years experience Pediatrics
Breast feeding: Breast shields help the baby latch on to the nipple to allow him to nurse easier.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azita Madjidi
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: If they are truely inverted, they will not elongate with weight loss.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
16 years experience Family Medicine
Normal: Normal to have inverted nipples. Common in women as well as men. Not sure what HV refers to but 'saggy' breasts could be due to size or normal genetic ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Zasuly
28 years experience Plastic Surgery
Surgery: A small office procedure can be helpful to correct inverted nipples. You should have a breast exam first however. Nipples can retract from growths.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It depends on your age. If you are a young girl, your nipples and breast structure will change as you progress through adolescence. However, if you ar ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Not uncommon: They are not uncommon new nipple inversions that appear after childhood should be checked by a doctor.
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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