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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Lumps Under Baby1s Nipples

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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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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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Are lumps beneath the nipples normal?

Sometimes.: Medications, hormonal imbalances, substance abuse all can affect the breast tissue. If both breasts equally affected, unlikely to be tumor. If new and persistent, would encourage MD visit. ...Read more

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What are these lumps under both my nipples?

Different options: The breast has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat/oil glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, breast tissue and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my nipples with lumps (male)?

What is wrong with my nipples with lumps (male)?

Depends On Lumps?: It depends on what you are meaning by lumps. There are glands beneath the nipples that can become enlarged. They may come and go. Men can also have breast enlargement, called gynecomastia. This is more a general enlargement. Men can also get breast cancer. If the lump is there longer than a month or is growing, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've got little lumps around my nipples is this normal?

I've got little lumps around my nipples is this normal?

Yes: All women and most men have little lumps on the areola around the nipple papilla itself. They're called montgomery's glands. During nursing, they produce a waxy substance like chap-stick that keeps baby's lips from chapping. ...Read more

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Painfull lumps behind my nipples that seem to have got bigger?

Painfull lumps behind my nipples that seem to have got bigger?

See your Dr: A few different things could cause this like intraductal papillomas or mastitis, even normal changes in ones cycle can cause pain and breast congestion. Sounds like you should see your doctor for an exam. If they think something might be going on, they may order a breast ultrasound. You are young so a benign process (not cancer)is more likely. Still it should be checked out. ...Read more

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I'm 31 and I have have two small lumps in one of my nipples. one has been there awhile the other just showed up recently should I be concerned?

Get a checkup: A Clinical breast examination(CBE) done by your doctor is advised once yearly for each woman. Since you have a lump, you should go now and do not delay. The appearance of a second lump is worry some. ...Read more