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What is inverted nipples

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Depends: It depends on your age. If you are a young girl, your nipples and breast structure will change as you progress through adolescence. However, if you ar... Read More
Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
Specializes in Pediatrics
Breast feeding shell: If you have inverted nipples and plan to breast feed it is best to begin to draw the nipples out well before delivery. There are simple stretches tha... Read More
Dr. Larry Nichter
Cosmetic Surgery 36 years experience
Inverted Nipple Fix: I recommend trying a non-surgical approach called the nipplette. It is a suction device that works for most women. It can be found on line and you do ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Not uncommon: They are not uncommon new nipple inversions that appear after childhood should be checked by a doctor.
Dr. Larry Nichter
Cosmetic Surgery 36 years experience
Inverted Nipples: It is common if you have always had an inverted nipple then it is usually caused by shotened milk ducts and internal fibrous tissue. If it is a new fi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery 47 years experience
Multiple causes: Inversion of nipple can happen physiologically. In this situation you should be able to evert it by manipulation. If inversion is more fixed and const... Read More
Dr. Eric Brown
Breast Surgery 32 years experience
Acute or chronic: The most common cause is congenital, meaning you were born with inversion. If the inversion is 'acute' which means, new, you should be evaluated by a... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Things to Try: Where nipple shields, sometimes they help the nipple protrude. Sometimes gentle traction from your fingers, a breast pump, or a modified open ended an... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephanie Chuipek
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Can't: They are not a disease, but a normal variety of what people look like - about 10 percent of people. So just feel special.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. MARK LONG
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Causation: Causes : inverted nipple is not medically harmful and is quite common. Hereditary is the major cause for inverted nipple since for many women it is i... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
No-surgery v surgery: There are a variety of approaches for treating inverted nipples beginning with a nipple aspirator or nipplette device proceeding to nipple piercing an... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Christian
Specializes in Breast Surgery
Inverted nipples ok: It is normal if your nipples have been inverted chronically. Inverted nipples are only a concern if the nipple has always been everted(turned out) and... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Inverted nipples: Plastic surgery can protract inverted nipples but may prevent ability to breast feed. If the nipples is able to protract then sometimes piercing jewel... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery 23 years experience
Personal choice: This is something that you will need to discuss with your partner. Men have different likes and dislikes. It is important to make sure there is not ... Read More

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