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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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Can you get any STDs from licking/sucking a guy's nipples or armpits?

Can you get any STDs from licking/sucking a guy's nipples or armpits?

It's possible: Some STDs may be transmitted through blood eg HIV and HEPATITIS. If there is a cut on the breast or armpits you can contract these diseases. Also, if Syphilis sore is present on the breast you may contract that disease. ...Read more

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Can I get any STDs from licking or sucking a guy's nipples or armpits?

Can I get any STDs from licking or sucking a guy's nipples or armpits?

Inappropriate: This is an inappropriate question and you are a minor and should not be on HealthTap. ...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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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

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At the peak of the deepest breath i can take standing sitting etc. I get a pinch sensation in my upper right chest between nipple and armpit.Tumor?

At the peak of the deepest breath i can take standing sitting etc. I get a pinch sensation in my upper right chest between nipple and armpit.Tumor?

Pain on deep : Breaths is called pleurisy. Broad differential, but as a sign, not very specific. You need a chest x-ray, and if it does not show free air (pneumothorax) a prospect, might need more expensive work up. See a good generalist or lung doctor. Cancer is not high on my list, even if you smoke, if 37 is your age. ...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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Swollen and sensitive nipple that's 'moved' position and rash near my armpit since September. What could this be? I'm almost 18

Swollen and sensitive nipple that's 'moved' position and rash near my armpit since September. What could this be? I'm almost 18

It could: be an infection but with the nipple moving and a rash I am suspicious of some pathology see your internist or gyn as soon as you can to rule out any "bad stuff"!! ...Read more

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I recently noticed large bumps under my nipples and armpits that hurt....I also have what appears to be bug bites all over me. Should i be worried?

Infection?: No need to worry, but a physician should be able to determine if these painful bumps or nodules are from an infection. If so, they would improve with antibiotics. Other causes could be insect bites. Either way, an evaluation will point you in the right direction for treatment and put your mind at ease. ...Read more

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While laying down on my back up by my armpit it hurts at a 4 on the right side. And my nipples have been hurting for 2 weeks what could it be i scared?

While laying down on my back up by my armpit it hurts at a 4 on the right side. And my nipples have been hurting for 2 weeks what could it be i scared?

A couple of things: If you have gotten a new bag or purse with a shoulder strap, that could be pinching your pectoral muscle on the right just enough to cause your armpit pain -- try changing that. If you're not pregnant, then the only other explanation for nipple pain i can come up with would be wrong bra or new activity. Like, if you are a runner, that action with a poorly-supporting bra could explain nipple pain. ...Read more

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Swollen nipple, 2 pink spots, 2 scabs on base of nipple, swollen under armpit. Nitetime nursing (20 minutes) also swam in Gulf coast last week?

Unclear: swollen nipple, pink spots,scabs,swollen axilla can be 1-infection of the skin around the nipple 2-injuries from nursing 3-accessory breast tissue under the arm using a breast shield and moisturizing your skin may help, but if tenderness or redness in the skin develops and or tenderness under the arm or fever, then you need to see your doc and possibly go on antibiotics ...Read more

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Sore lump that moved from right armpit to right nipple. Also dry, flaky armpit/nipple on right side only. What can this be?

Nipple irritation: If the skin around the nipple is broken/scratched from being dry, it could be that you got a little bit of infection there that caused your lymph node in the armpit to get activated to stop the infection. This is the normal process your body uses to get rid of infection. Don't panic. Use a moisturizer on the dry skin for a few days. If no better, if painful or worse, if fevers, get it checked out. ...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