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Are lumps behind a man's nipple symptom of gynecomastia or cancer?

Are lumps behind a man's nipple symptom of gynecomastia or cancer?

Yes: They can be either. It requires physical examination by a physician, possible mammography and/or ultrasound, and in some cases, biopsy, in order to determine whether a lump in a male breast is cancer or gynecomastia. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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Why do men have nipples?

Why do men have nipples?

No particular reason: Men and women are not that different after all, are they? The nipples may be decorative, but also have sensitive nerve endings. ...Read more

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Why do men have nipples?

Why do men have nipples?

Because...: Human babies are mammals, and so babies have nipples. Some grow up to be women with breasts and nipples. Others grow up to be men with nipples (and sometimes a little bit of breast tissue under the nipple). In other words, "that's just the way you're made". It also means men can get breast cancer on rare occasions. ...Read more

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How to treat men puffy nipples without surgery?

How to treat men puffy nipples without surgery?

Puffy Nipple Options: Depending on Exam radiofrequency (e.g. Vanquish) or Ultrasonic (Ultrashape) may offer a non surgical option for gynecomastia/puffy nipples. See a board certified Plastic Surgeon for best recommendations. ...Read more

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Can a nipple get infected from a man sucking on it?

Can a nipple get infected from a man sucking on it?

Probably nothing: If the activity is very vigorous and especially if the man's teeth breaks the skin, there is a possibility of infection. If the breast is sore but no skin damage is evident, then the possibility of infection is remote. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can get rid of puffy nipples! Men?

Can I tell me how I can get rid of puffy nipples! Men?

See below: That depends on many things. Get an evaluation by a plastic surgeon near you for advise and possible treatment. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more

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What are the complications arising from pierced nipples for men?

Piercing problems.: Nipple piercings can be the gift that keeps giving (pain) because clothing often rubs against it. If it gets snagged and pulled out that will really hurt. Infection is also quite possible. ...Read more

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If nipples are for breastfeeding a baby, so why do men have them?

If nipples are for breastfeeding a baby, so why do men have them?

It's embryology: All humans start off as essentially female in the womb no matter what your chromosome arrangement is. After several weeks, if you have a Y chromosome, testosterone kicks in and it changes the chemistry in the genitals and the brain. But the nipples are already there...so they stay. ...Read more

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My son 13.Has a hard ball behind his right nipple. Painful if pressed. What should I do? Thank you. Johan

My son 13.Has a hard ball behind his right nipple. Painful if pressed. What should I do? Thank you. Johan

Breast bud: I understand you to say that your sonia 13 years. Many boys during puberty may experience temporary breast growth from the hormones in his body. This is temporary and will go away. But to be sure it is nothing else, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Are dark nipples turn off for men?

Are dark nipples turn off for men?

Not all men: They are not turn off for all men. There may be some men who get turned off. If a man loves you he will not be turned off because you have dark nipples. After all it is a part of your breast and body. Most will not be turned off for sure. In some women nipples turn darker during pregnancy ...Read more

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What do men think of inverted nipples?

What do men think of inverted nipples?

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 reason for the inverted nipples (is this new, one or both?). ...Read more

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After a workout...What does it mean if a mans nipples burn?

After a workout...What does it mean if a mans nipples burn?

Friction: Friction from clothing or sports equipment is the most likely cause of nipple irritation after active sports. It is easy to test. . . Just put a bandaid over one nipple next time, and see what happens! ...Read more

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Why do men have nipples if they don't need to produce milk for babies?

Why do men have nipples if they don't need to produce milk for babies?

Embryology: As the fertilized egg develops there's a time where the fetus is neither male or female. Then genetics kicks in and the right hormones grow the proper gender. This is why some males during teens get small breast buds - slight female tissue left over. Simplistic testicles in males - ovaries in females. It's fascinating we all turn out reasonably ok thru this complex process!
https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Embryology ...Read more

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What can a cerebellum measure 1.5 weeks behind on an anatomy scan indicate?

What can a cerebellum measure 1.5 weeks behind on an anatomy scan indicate?

Please clarify: The cerebellum isn't measured on a time scale, but rather by size. The type of scan is also important to mention--MRI, CT, X-Ray. Please get these important details, and restate your question. Thanks! ...Read more

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Behind my nipples I have thick tissue but behind one nipple the thickness is so much more than the other...no pain. Help??

Behind my nipples I have thick tissue but behind one nipple the thickness is so much more than the other...no pain. Help??

Evaluation needed: Your primary care or OB Gyn should evaluate you. You could have a cyst or a benign tumor, or it could be a normal variant. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What could sore nipples on a 30 year old man?

What could sore nipples on a 30 year old man?

Many caused: Soreness of the nipples on a male could be the result of many things from chaffing to eczema to gynecomastia (swelling of breast tissue) to something more serious. I would make the effort to have this checked out by your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you treat painfull lump behind nipple?

Breast lumps: Require medical evaluation. Please get seen.

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I have a lump and pain behind my right nipple can some one help me?

Lump behind nipple: Can you give more information? How old are you? Are you taking any medication or birth control pills? Are you pregnant or are you breast feeding? Have you had any nipple piercing or injury? Do you have discharge from the nipple? See your doctor if this persists. ...Read more

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What could cause hard and soreness behind a left nipple of an 18 y.O. Male?

Hard/sor nipple male: You are eighteen and you probebely still in puberty.It is not unusual for teenage boys to have breast swelling and painful lumps in nipples and breast enlargement dut to estrogen which is produced during puberty along with testosterone
but as a precaution consult your doctor to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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Hello I need to know if there is a lump on brest under the nipple of man what does it mean?

Have it checked.: While it is unlikely for a 31-year-old man to get breast cancer, it could happen. Please have your doctor check this out. He/she may recommend a mammogram or an ultrasound examination. But don't ignore this. Good luck. Lgromko md. ...Read more

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I'm a 32 year old man, why do my nipples appear to have fluid in them? Been like that since puberty. Can I get rid of it?

I'm a 32 year old man, why do my nipples appear to have fluid in them? Been like that since puberty. Can I get rid of it?

Male nipple discharg: It is unusual for male nipples to show a discharge. Do you also have a lumps under your breasts? Please consult your doctor or a surgeon to evaluate your situation soon. ...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


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