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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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Breasts sore with sharp pains. Slight darkening of nipples. One more than other. Feel full. Crampy on occasion. Period due 5 days. No vomit. Pregnant?

Breasts sore with sharp pains. Slight darkening of nipples. One more than other. Feel full. Crampy on occasion. Period due 5 days. No vomit. Pregnant?

Possibly pregnant: Your symptoms could be caused by pregnancy or ovarian cysts. Check a pregnancy test and if pains continue then see your obgyn. ...Read more

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Hello doctor I get operated for gynaecomastia I'm free for past 1 yr But often I get itching inside of left nipple any home remedy and any problem?

Hello doctor I get operated for gynaecomastia I'm free for past 1 yr But often I get itching inside of left nipple any home remedy and any problem?

Hydrocortisone cream: A year later it is not directly due to surgery. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a sleeping pill. It will not help the itch but will make you accident prone. ...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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I am a breast feeding mother of 14 weeks infant. Nipples crack few times. Wat is the home remedy for it?

I am a breast feeding mother of 14 weeks infant. Nipples crack few times. Wat is the home remedy for it?

Shea butter: Apply 2-3 x/day and make sure you clean off with mild soap/water and rinse b4 breast feeding. Worked great 4 me for twins! ...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

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My nipple itches so bad, what's wrong, treatment?

My nipple itches so bad, what's wrong, treatment?

Need evaluation: If no rash is present, would look at your at your back as the areolar region is nerve innervated by t-4. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for sore nipples?

What is the best treatment for sore nipples?

Sore nipples: If the sore nipples are not because you are nursing your baby. Please seek consultation from a physician who specializes in the treatment of breasts. In rare cases there could be an infection, or very rare a type of breast cancer. Please don't worry, I'm just giving answers if you are not actively breast feeding. If the other notable physicians remedies don't seem to help. Please reconsult. ...Read more

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I am suffering from blisters around the nipple،what is the treatment, ?

I am suffering from blisters around the nipple،what is the treatment, ?

Need more info: Without seeing these and knowing your full history you would be much better off seeing a doctor and showing these to them. ...Read more

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How can I remedy bloody nipples?

Air, change latch: Bloody nipples for a nursing mom are primarily caused by an improper latch. When nursing in a cradle hold, be sure that your baby's belly is touching yours, and that your nipple is at the level of her mouth so she is not pulling. You should also allow your breast air-dry after nursing.
You might consider having a lactation specialist help you heal. ...Read more

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Treatment for puffy nipples other than surgery?

Treatment for puffy nipples other than surgery?

Usually, no!: Teenage boys can develop gynecomastia of varying degrees that can spontaneously regress in most cases as hormones "settle down." but many males still have mixed glandular/fatty gynecomastia. Obesity-related gynecomastia can diminish with weight loss, but glandular gynecomastia requires plastic surgical excision by an expert. Severe cases require skin removal as well (do not allow a female pattern). ...Read more

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What is pseudo gynocomastia? What are the causes and remedy of puffy and itchy nipples in males

What is pseudo gynocomastia? What are the causes and remedy of puffy and itchy nipples in males

Fake Gynecomastia: Gynecomastia is mass of breast tissue in the male breast. It can form a bump of fullness that can range from only palpable to embarrassingly large.
The prefix pseudo means false or fake. Anything that causes the appearance of gynecomastia, but is not due to glandular tissue is termed pseudogynecomastia. The most common cause is fat. Pubescent gyneco can resolve. Surgery is the most common cure. ...Read more

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Men's inverted nipple treatment without any surgery?

Men's inverted nipple treatment without any surgery?

Male inverted nipple: Inverted nipples are uncommon in men. See a breast surgeon or your pcp and get baseline examination and testing to ensure no other pathlogy exists. ...Read more

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What treatment exists for nipple eczema?

What treatment exists for nipple eczema?

Have this medically: Evaluated to ensure that it is eczema and not another cause. ...Read more

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Treatment for deep teeth marks on the nipple?

Well...: Sorry to say, and time will heal.
Please make sure the skin was not pierced, if so you need to clean the area with soap and water three times a day and may also need to be seen and receive a prescription for antibiotics... ...Read more

Darkening Of Nipples (Definition)

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