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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
You need: To see your doc for an evaluation, it could be a number of things, but sometimes breast cancers cause skin changes around the nipple(pagets disease).

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Sexual stimulation: Sexual stimulation, even thoughts of sex, can make the nipples hard.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roji Andrews
28 years experience Pediatrics
Puberty: Some boys have swollen hard nipples when they go through puberty. As long as the nipples are not tender, and there is no discharge, it is usually not ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
I do not know: Hormonal issues plays a big role though,...Nipples become erect (hard) because the muscles inside them and underneath them contract. This is thought t ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Needs more info: Is it something new ? Is it on both side ? Do you see any discharge ? Do you have any mass in the breast ? If the answer is no , probably it is variat ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
30 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Hormonal...: It is probably hormonal... It can occur when you are sexually excited!
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See doc: See your doctor to have this checked.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Nishihara
27 years experience Pediatrics
Most likely normal.: Stimulation of the nipple and surrounding area can increase the firmness of the nipple. Skin irritations can also cause the area to become firm. Les ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Turn the heat up: Hi. Just kidding, of course. But there is no deleterious medical condition that that I know of that causes permanent nipple erection. Guys will look a ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Nothing: They are likely normal.

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