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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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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

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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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I've got pain on my shoulder under my armpit to my right nipple.It's a weird pain?

I've got pain on my shoulder under my armpit to my right nipple.It's a weird pain?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I have had a small painful knot under my armpit on and off for a week. Now I am having a sharp pain in my nipple which has been hard for 2 daystraigh.?

I have had a small painful knot under my armpit on and off for a week. Now I am having a sharp pain in my nipple which has been hard for 2 daystraigh.?

Mastitis: At your age and it only two days of having symptoms, which are describing is some sort of inflammatory process. If we tie the two together, then some sort of inflammation or infection in the breast tissue with secondary changes in the lymph glands in your armpit makes some sense. In almost every case, your body will be able to manage this on its own. If this doesn't resolve quickly see your md. ...Read more

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My right nipple is very painful to touch. I have two small painful bumps on my nipple. Also feel a painful bump under my right armpit. No pain in left?

My right nipple is very painful to touch. I have two small painful bumps on my nipple. Also feel a painful bump under my right armpit. No pain in left?

Infection Vs Other: You need to have your breast evaluated right away. You may have an infection or something much more serious such as a cancer. Please do not wait to have this evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I have a lymph on my armpits and one of my nipple is retracting. Should i check it out ?

Lymph nodes: Any swelling that persists anywhere should be evaluated. Persistent enlarged lymph glands under the arms or neck or groin are not normal in teenager. Retracted nipples are common but if it is a change you need a careful breast exam. Don't delay. ...Read more

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What could be causing pain on right side, under armpit and directly to the right of nipple?

Details: Your question is insufficiently detailed for a sensible answer. How long have you had the pain? Is there any rash? Is the pain deep or superficial? It could be almost anything without a description. See your doctor and give him/her all the appropriate details so an appropriate diagnosis can be made. ...Read more

Axilla (Definition)

Area of human body directly under the joint where the shoulder connects to the arm. It contains axillary vessels, brachial nerve plexus, lymph nodes & vessels, axillary ...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