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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Darker Nipples: / areola - hormonal change such as with pregnancy.

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience in Anesthesiology
Genetics: It is variation of normal.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience in Sports Medicine
Sse a doc: Before menopause there are 2 main reasons for sore nipples/breasts: post ovulation and pregnancy. If menopausal then fluctuating hormone syndrome (c ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Nipple/ areola: During pregnancy the areola become darker w thicker tissues & increases in size. The Montgomery glands on the areola become larger. For some wome ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Safiyya Shabazz
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Bra fit: Too much friction from poorly fitting bras can cause this. If its one side or doesn't improve, you should have it checked out.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Mastitis to worse...: Given I do not know your age, health status, pregnant or not pregnant the best answer is this is not normal and you need to be seen. I worry about inf ... 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 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 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience in Breast Surgery
Yes: Gynecomastia is enlargement of breast tissue in men. It is a noncancerous condition. It can cause nipple discharge, usually clear or yellow. If you ... Read More
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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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Determine cause 1st: This could be due to isolated increase in size of the areola or to a mild condition of gynecomastia. Other than csmouflaging with a nipple shield, i w ... Read More
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Not always: But it can be, so if you notice new dimpling in your breasts, please see your doc asap.
A member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nipple cream : Any changes in the breast should be evaluated by your doctor. Assuming there are not lumps, masses and the examination is normal you may want to try s ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get a check: A protruding area could be a growth under the areola. At your age this could be cause for concern thus i suggest that you see your doctor for a clini ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Noy always.: Breast cancer can cause it. Paget's disease of the breast can have nipple bleeding. This can point to breast cancer, and the cells themselves are co ... Read More
A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Nipple: More information: gender , age, redness, discharge etc.
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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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
46 years experience in Breast Surgery
Yes: It is very rare. But if present it definitely needs to be check by an expert in breast care to rule out an undrlying malignancy.
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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 21-year-old female asked:
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See a doctor asap: The symptoms you are describing sound worrying. Please see a doctor immediately who can conduct an examination and order investigations to ensure they ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Yim
Dr. John Yim answered
28 years experience in Surgical Oncology
No.: Usually nipple retraction is more concerning. On the other hand, any change in your nipple, especially if not symmetrical to the other side, should b ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
?mastitis: Get eval to be safe, the green veins sounds like an odd presentation. Good luck.

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