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What do you do with an extra nipple?

What do you do with an extra nipple?

Admire it.: It is actually fairly common, occurs in males and females along the nipple line. It has absolutely no clinical importance. ...Read more

Third Nipple (Definition)

Third (supernumerary) nipples are fairly common, and are found in men and women. They are generally not related to other medical conditions. The extra nipples usually occur below the normal nipples and tend to be small and not well formed. The nipples are along the two vertical "milk lines", which start in the armpit on each side, run down through the normal nipples and ...Read more


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I have a growth on nipple like bit of extra nipple i can still produce milk after having my child 8 years ago?

I have a growth on nipple like bit of extra nipple i can still produce milk after having my child 8 years ago?

You need eval: You need to be checked as there are some conditions, for example prolactin secreting adenomas that can cause such occurrences. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How does the physical appearance of montgomery gland and a third nipple differ?

Simple bumps: The Montgomery glands or tubercles surround the nipples in the pigmented area or areola. A third nipple will be in the "milk line" on the chest or even abdomen. These accessory nipples can be found usually below the primary nipples. The accessary nipples are usually smaller than the primary nipples whereas the Mongom. glands are very simple bumps. ...Read more

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I checked under my t shirt one day and there was a third nipple that grew in between my breasts!! like it just popped up and I'm real concerned?

Dermatological Eval: Recommend dermatological evaluation to determine if this is polymastia or if what appears to be a third nipple is a different type of lesion. ...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