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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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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

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I have several extra nipples on my breasts. Is this normal?

I have several extra nipples on my breasts. Is this normal?

Common: Tes. These are called supernummerary nipples. They are usuallly of no clinical consequence; hoever, I advise a GYN breast exam. ...Read more

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Why does the outside of my breasts and my nipples hurt?

Hard to say: Without more information and maybe an exam it's hard to say. You can get breast tenderness during your cycle as you hormones fluctuate. Large amounts of caffeine can also increase breast tenderness. Infections and trauma are other causes. Best to see your doctor at this point. ...Read more

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Why are my breasts still inside I'm 21 And I don't have nipples it seems really weird to me?

Why are my breasts still inside  I'm 21 And I don't have nipples it seems really weird to me?

Do you have : breasts or just inverted nipples? they are a normal variant and should protrude when stimulated if you have no breast development you should see an endocrinologist or your doctor keep in touch ...Read more

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Swollen breasts nipples?

Bra fit: Too much friction from poorly fitting bras can cause this. If its one side or doesn't improve, you should have it checked out. ...Read more

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What cause the nipples of breast to pain?

Hormones: Nipple and breast tissue is sensitive to fluctuations in the hormones circulating in the blood stream. Progesterone peaks leading up to menses (your period) and can cause the breast and nipples to be tender. ...Read more

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What does it mean nipples hurt but not breast.?

What does it mean nipples hurt but not breast.?

Not much.: Women often come to me with sore nipples. This is no sign of breast disease or cancer. There's not much research on what causes nipple soreness. But I have seen it in women as a type of nerve pain from upper back issues. Starting a back health program can be helpful for all types of nerve pain including nipple soreness. Soreness can also be caused by hormonal changes as women near menopause. ...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