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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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Darkening of nipples ok if pregnant?

Darkening of nipples ok if pregnant?

Normal: That's normal. Hormone levels change in pregnancy. One of these effects is increased melanin which darkens parts of the body. ...Read more

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What causes darkening of nipples?

Hormone changes: Nipples become darker as we enter puberty, and a woman's nipples will often darken with pregancy. If not in puberty or pregnant and sudden darkening or one nipple looks different from the other, best to have your doctor take a look to check for other problems. ...Read more

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What can cause erect nipples that aren't sore at all, prominent montgomery glands, and darkening of areolas besides pregnancy?

Many things: If your nipples are always like that then this may just be how you were built. Cold, tight bras, friction, hormonal changes can all cause a temporary change in nipple appearance. Schedule a visit and have a doctor help if you are concerned. ...Read more

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I am 12 weeks pregnant and my nipples are itching so bad I can't take it they are becoming sore. Is there any home remedy I can do?

Several to try: I would advise an herbal salve to moisturize and soothe. You can try coconut oil, calendula in olive oil or as a cream, or an ointment made esp. for breastfeeding moms called Lansinoh. I also recommend a product called All Good Goop available at many health food stores: http://www.elementalherbs.com/all-good-goop-2oz/ ...Read more

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Is there any procedure to grow chest hair ?? any home remedy ? please suggest me .My age is now 25+

Is there any procedure to grow chest hair ?? any home remedy ? please suggest me .My age is now  25+

There really isn't: Topical minoxidil isn't very effective; it's pricey and you'd need to use it for life. About 5% of US guys are completely smooth, and also have thin beards and don't go bald. Many women say they prefer this, and many "hunks" shave there. Paul Newman, the first "ripped" actor, had zero chest. Your physical fitness, which is completely under your control, overrides where you do and don't have hair. ...Read more

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How to cure pigeon chest with home remedy?

How to cure pigeon chest with home remedy?

?: Pectus carinatum is caused by cartilage overgrowth, leading to protuberence of the sternum. Since it rarely causes a hemodynamic issue, surgery is usually for cosmetic reasons. If you think you know of a home remedy for this, feel free to try it. ...Read more

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Everyone is saying medicines is not good for two mnth old baby then hw i do treatment of cough n chest muscus of my baby in home feeling sad help need?

Everyone is saying medicines is not good for two mnth old baby then hw i do treatment of cough n chest muscus of my baby in home feeling sad help need?

Everyone is right!: Your baby is too young to take medicines without a doctor directly involved. Take your baby to a doctor for Dx and Tx as soon as possible. Till then, provide your nursing milk and prevent mucus from drying out w/ warm water. Crying may be OK as baby's way to clear out passages. ...Read more

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Please describe a good home remedy for bad acne on the back, shoulders, chest, face, and neck?

Please describe a good home remedy for bad acne on the back, shoulders, chest, face, and neck?

A better idea: Your question implies rather severe acne. I'm not aware of home remedies that are particularly effective on acne this bad. My suggestion is to have a doctor (primary care or dermatology) evaluate and treat. Acne can be emotionally and physically scarring! ...Read more

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My doctor has diagnosed me with many seborrheic keratoses on my chest and back. Is there a home remedy or OTC product that I can use to remove these?

My doctor has diagnosed me with many seborrheic keratoses on my chest and back.  Is there a home remedy or OTC product that I can use to remove these?

Barnacles : If these are benign seb ks, no need to do anything. Occasionally they will flake off. Some wart removers and freeze off solutions work. Be sure if these get removed, you know what they are. If you remove a dysplastic mole or lesion you may miss a skin cancer. I would check again with your physician before self treatment. ...Read more

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Is there are treatment for inverted nipples? Embarrassing question?

Is there are treatment for inverted nipples? Embarrassing question?

Yes, surgery: This can be corrected with surgery. I recommend you contact a plastic surgeon who can perform this procedure for best results. ...Read more

Darkening Of Nipples (Definition)

Your nipples and areolas (the darker skin around the nipples) will ...Read more