Top
10
Doctor insights on: Abnormal Nipple

Share
1

1
What could be the cause of an abnormal nipple?

What could be the cause of an abnormal nipple?

Lots of things.: But the main thing is that you should get it checked out! changes in the nipples can indicate cancer! ...Read more

White Spot On Nipple (Definition)

Sometimes, a tiny white dot can be seen at the opening of the duct on the nipple. Massaging the area and putting gentle pressure on it can help to remove the plug. A milk duct can become plugged if the baby does not feed well, if the mother skips feedings (common when the child is weaning), or if she ...Read more


2

2
I'm a 16 male and and I feel something abnormal underneath my right nipple. What are some of the other symptoms of male breast cancer?

I'm a 16 male and and I feel something abnormal underneath my right nipple. What are some of the other symptoms of male breast cancer?

Relax. Another trick: Your body is playing. It's called gynecomastia. It can be one or both sides. Caused by testosterone; does not mean you are a girl. It can be embarrassing. But there is no reason to do anything and it is not cancer. Older men can get it as a side effect of some drugs. Male breast cancer is usually older men, or at least older than 25. You do not have breast cancer. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
I have abnormal period but now my nipples stay hard and I'm smelling eg smell?? What does tht mean?

I have abnormal period but now my nipples stay hard and I'm smelling eg smell?? What does tht mean?

It means nothing.: You check a pregnancy by doing a pregnancy test 3 weeks after an unprotected sex in your case since you have abnormal period. Your period also need to be regulated . See your dr. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Is it atypical to have inverted nipples?

Is it atypical to have inverted nipples?

No: Inverted nipples can occur in women. Usually it has been noticed since puberty. However, if it is something of recent onset, check in with your local breast surgeon to ensure there is nothing going on to cause the nipple inversion. ...Read more

11

11
Is it unusual for nipples to be sore 11 days approx before expected period at age 43? Can it just be pms?

Is it unusual for nipples to be sore 11 days approx before expected period at age 43?  Can it just be pms?

Hormone changes: Since you have been waiting four hours and no one has taken a stab it it, i would say you are likely experiencing hormone changes as you are nearing menopause. If you have been pregnant, you remember that nipples and breast are sore then, and the estrogen and Progesterone changes are similar to pregnancy. Don't worry, it only gets worse! wait for hot flashes! :-). ...Read more

12

12
Hi, I have an on and off pain behind my left nipple , almost feels like a squeezing/burning sensation, doctor found nothing unusual. 28 yo F?

Left nipple pain: May be reflux w/ or w/o H pylori. Try ranitidine/prevecid,. may be costochondritis an inflammation of chest muscle insertions responds to Motrin/Aleve if not allergic, sometimes I find mycoplasma causes this-Zithro.helps Also in anyone with breast pain consider ultrasound or mammogram Cancer is rare but does occur in the younger population. F/U with doctor /urgent care ...Read more

13

13
36 weeks and I notice some flaking around my nipples & a very weird unusual odor coming from my nipple. No leaking of milk, why is this happening?

Nipple discharge: Hi, it is time to see your doctor for further evaluation of this discharge, it sounds like you might have an infection there, please see your provider ASAP. Good luck and congrats on pregnancy. ...Read more

14

14
It's 2weeks away from my period. Now, I am feeling nipples hardness and pain. I had abnormal bleeding after 3days of my last period ended. Pregnant?

It's 2weeks away from my period. Now, I am feeling nipples hardness and pain. I had abnormal bleeding after 3days of my last period ended. Pregnant?

Home Test: Possibly Pregnant; check home urine test with first morning pee tomorrow. If negative, check again in a week, or if next period is late or abnormally light. Act as if pregnant (no alcohol or cigarettes or hot tubs) until you know for sure. ...Read more

15

15
I was wondering if ovulation can cause more prominent veins in your nipples and on the breasts. I am getting them all over my breasts and its unusual?

I was wondering if ovulation can cause more prominent veins in your nipples and on the breasts. I am getting them all over my breasts and its unusual?

No: The venous system is sensitive to hormonal chnages such as seen during your cycle..These should not be a cause for concern..Although there is a rare syndrome called 'mondor's disease" seen in pregnancy that is thrombophlebitis of the veins that drain the breasts. This is not, however your problem. ...Read more

17

17
Peroid was irregular this month. Two days it was heavy then got light. Nipples are sore. Feel like im having milk chills. Having headaches?

Peroid was irregular this month. Two days it was heavy then got light. Nipples are sore. Feel like im having milk chills. Having headaches?

Cannot diagnose: Take a list of all your symptoms and the sequence in which they occurred to your pcp and have them examine and evaluate you appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

18

18
Preg?My nipples are very sore and it's getting darker around them i can't sleep.My periods irregular and i don't want to take a pt and be disappointed

Preg?My nipples are very sore and it's getting darker around them i can't sleep.My periods irregular and i don't want to take a pt and be disappointed

You can wait...: Your body tell will certainly let you know if you are pregnant. If you choose not to avail yourself of the technology to make the determination of pregnancy early, you should treat yourself and possible baby as if you are pregnant. Worrying about an outcome will not change the outcome. ...Read more

Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more