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What does it mean when a guys nipples are hard

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Normal: Typically nipples are hard because one is cold or excited.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Sexual stimulation: Sexual stimulation, even thoughts of sex, can make the nipples hard.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roji Andrews
30 years experience
Puberty: Some boys have swollen hard nipples when they go through puberty. As long as the nipples are not tender, and there is no discharge, it is usually not ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
I do not know: Hormonal issues plays a big role though,...Nipples become erect (hard) because the muscles inside them and underneath them contract. This is thought t... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
Needs more info: Is it something new ? Is it on both side ? Do you see any discharge ? Do you have any mass in the breast ? If the answer is no , probably it is variat... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
Cardiac Electrophysiology 32 years experience
Hormonal...: It is probably hormonal... It can occur when you are sexually excited!
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Hormonal: or sexual stimulation or friction from bra. Sexual thoughts or feelings can also cause this as can temperature changes.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Tender nipples: Could be many things. You should see a doctor and get examined. Some causes are pregnancy, infection.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 52 years experience
Hormonal changes: which takes place between periods to prepare uterus and breast for a pregnancy . If pregnancy does not happen you get your period and breast gradual... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Nothing: They are likely normal.
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