Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

What do hard nipples for males mean

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Nothing: They are likely normal.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Nishihara
27 years experience Pediatrics
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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
No: But a pregnancy test will probably address your concern.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Breast exam: by a trained GYN or breast expert. Some young women have hyper-responsive nipples, often due to hormones; however, if present since childhood, I sugge ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: For instance, many female's nipples become erect and firmer when exposed to cold temperature.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Start With Exam: The nipple anatomy includes nerves; also muscle fibers that contract in response to various stimuli such as exposure to cold temperatures, tactile sti ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Test: A positive pregnancy test is the best sign of pregnancy, along with a missed period. If you're worried take a home pregnancy test. Best wishes.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Erect nipples: Since you are concerned about this I strongly recommend you see a Gynecologist. Please let me know how things go.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Nipples: Don't be shy - please make an appointment to see a Gynecologist. That will take you through the findings and then proceed to help you. You will be ver ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month