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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Extra Nipples: Extra breast tissue or supernumerary nipples are a hereditary, genetically driven phenomenon. It may arise from abnormal embryological migration of t ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Supernumerary breast: Supernumerary breasts are also known as accessory breasts, polymastia and multiple breast syndrome. The individual has 3 or more breasts which may or ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
No: There is not anything to worry about. Polymastia is having extra breast tissue or extra nipples.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Multiple breasts: Polymastia is a big word for having more than two breasts. If someone has this condition, they can had an extra breast anywhere from the armpit along ... Read More
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: The presence of supernumerary nipples likely has a genetic component for some and arise spontaneously in others. After your child is born an exam can ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Evolution: This is probably a remnant of a dormant gene related to the evolution of our species, if you believe in that. Other mammals have the so called "milk l ... Read More
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
A little more: Your question will need to have a little more context in order to receive a meaningful answer. If it was meant to check if questions are answered here ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
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