A 48-year-old member asked:
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is there a way to fix inverted nipples?

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Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Yes: You'll first want to make sure there is not an abnormality causing the inversion. If this is chronic, then it can be surgically corrected. I recommend finding a good plastic surgeon who can perform this procedure.
Answered on May 21, 2014
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No: This is a normal variant - about 10 percent of people have them, so just think of yourself as special, not embarrased.
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