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A 48-year-old member asked:

For what reason might it be that our nipples turn hard when it's cold?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Erection of nipples: Due to the pilomotor reflex. This is like getting goose bumps.

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Why do my nipples get hard in the cold?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
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Normal: It's a normal reflex of the muscles of the nipple.
Last updated Sep 29, 2020

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