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Swollen nipple male puberty

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
You can start: with primary care physician. That provider might refer you to an endocrinologist. Take care.
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
Pediatrics 17 years experience
Gynecomastia: Very normal to get gynecomastia from puberty but usually lasts a few years. If 25yo and bothers you, there is surgery to fix it. If concerned with h... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyon Hood
Pediatrics 20 years experience
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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology 18 years experience
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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Capasso
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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 member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Red nipple: Your child may have an infected nipple or is red from breastfeeding and elevated hormone levels.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
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 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Nipple swollen: You may have an infection in your left breast. In any case uou should see your doctor for further evaluation
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
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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