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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 33 years experience
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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Sexual stimulation: Sexual stimulation, even thoughts of sex, can make the nipples hard.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roji Andrews
Pediatrics 29 years experience
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 31 years experience
Hormonal...: It is probably hormonal... It can occur when you are sexually excited!
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Nishihara
Pediatrics 28 years experience
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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Nothing: They are likely normal.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
She is normal: This can be a normal finding on some girls, she could be cold, she could be aroused. All perfectly normal things. As long as we are just talking about... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cheryl Coldwater
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Hard to say: Male and female nipples may respond to sexual arousal, cold temperature, irritation from clothing, etc. They are delicate tissue and react to differen... Read More

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