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swollen nipple male puberty

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends : Roughly half of males go through transient nipple enlargement on one or both sides at the onset of puberty.Most resolve within 6m to a year, it is con ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
You can start: with primary care physician. That provider might refer you to an endocrinologist. Take care.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Dr. Kyon Hood answered
19 years experience in Pediatrics
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to discuss and evaluate this concern. It could be gynecomastia, which not uncommon during puberty for adolescent boys. T ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience in Dermatology
Gynecomastia: You should have this evaluated by a doctor as this sounds like you may have a condition that causes swelling of breast tissue called gynecomastia? Th ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Capasso
Specializes in Family Medicine
Please see a doctor: This could be due to an infection or something more serious. In either case, you should visit your doctor so they can look at it and provide you with ... Read More
A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Red nipple: Your child may have an infected nipple or is red from breastfeeding and elevated hormone levels.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Some basics: If the swelling is a change & painful it may mean that germs have invaded the breast ducts & are starting an infection. Consider using a warm ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Nipple swollen: You may have an infection in your left breast. In any case uou should see your doctor for further evaluation
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Probably: If this does not improve after 2-3 days or gets worse, it is best to get it checked out by your doctor . (assuming you don't have a piercing on your n ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not uncommon: This may be quite normal and persist for some time. If it becomes increasingly annoying, there is discharge from the nipples, it becomes red, increas ... Read More
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