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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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I am an african female, age 29 and i noticed a grey ring on my areola directly outside my nipples. What could this be?

I am an african female, age 29 and i noticed a grey ring on my areola directly outside my nipples. What could this be?

Possibly pigment: It is possible that that is pigment surrounding the areola which is common is pigmented individuals such a Hispanics and African Americans. At your next GYN exam, have your MD take a look at the area for confirmation or not. ...Read more

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How long after getting a nipple ring should it heal?

2 to 4 months.: Average healing times by piercing locations. Facial to include earlobes– usually 6 to 12 weeks, ear cartilage 6 to 12 weeks, oral or tongue – 3 to 6 weeks, nipple - 2 to 4 months, genital – up to 9 months and navel – up to 12 months. See: http://piercingu.com/piercing-healing-time/ ...Read more

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If my nipple piercing got infected, should I take out my ring?

Ring removal can: lead to abscess - so see dr. Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed – drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply . ...Read more

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Iam male 30 years i like to interest wear nipple ring is any health problem afftect?

YES !: Nipple Piercings have led to cellulitis & abscesses. The jewelry can snag against clothing with potential of traumatic tears to the nipple. ...Read more

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Pain in one nipple. Itchy around it. Ring around the nipple has become lighter than the other. Should I be concerned?

Nipple concern: it should be checked more carefully, women tend to be very observant with breast changes. Have it checked for sure. It all matters if you had mammograms, your family history, do you exercise,!have a new baby or whatever your situation ...Read more

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How to know if my nipple ring is infected.?

Infected piercing: Signs of infection can include: increased swelling, redness, tenderness, ^ pain, warmth, red streaks, purulent drainage, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Please seek medical care if this describes your nipple. ...Read more

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Why is it that my nipple rings smell and how do I get rid of it?

Possible infection: Are you keeping it clean? Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed – drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply. ...Read more

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What to do about nipple piercing infection - should I take out my ring ?

What to do about nipple piercing infection - should I take out my ring ?

Piercing infection: Oddly, sometimes removing jewelry from the piercing site can lead to the hole closing off and infection becoming walled off. I recommend seeing a physician for specific guidance. ...Read more

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My six yr. Old nipple piercing has infection...Can i heal it and keep ring?

My six yr. Old nipple piercing has infection...Can i heal it and keep ring?

Seek medical eval: Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed – drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply to piercing site. ...Read more

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Recently switched from barbell to cbr nipple rings and now it's puss and sore, is this normal?

Pus from a : Nipple piercing is not normal. It sounds like the tissue is either infected or irritated. Recommend medical evaluation. ...Read more