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How can I make normal my inverted nipples?

How can I make normal my inverted nipples?

Surgery if desired: Plastic surgery is probably the only true way of correcting inverted nipples. Some advocate regularly stretching (hoffman technique)/stimulating the nipples to loosen tissue. Some have used suction from a 10 cc syringe. During nursing of a baby-some will use nipple shields. Consult with a board certified plastic surgeon who has expertise if you truly are not happy with your nipples. ...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


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Is it normal to have inverted nipples?

Is it normal to have inverted nipples?

Inverted nipples ok: It is normal if your nipples have been inverted chronically. Inverted nipples are only a concern if the nipple has always been everted(turned out) and is now inverted. ...Read more

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How can I get inverted nipples to be normal?

How can I get inverted nipples to be normal?

Need to be checked: First you need to find out why your nipple is inverted, since one of the causes of nipple inversion is an underlying malignancy. If your nipple has been inverted for a long time and cancer is not its cause, surgical correction can be done by a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is it possible to make inverted nipples normal?

Is it possible to make inverted nipples normal?

Usually not: In most cases, inverted nipples are due to anatomic changes in the nipples. If this is something that has been ongoing for a long period of time, it can be surgically corrected. When 1 nipple inverts and/or is associated with a mass, then you need evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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Please tell me if it is normal to have inverted nipples?

Please tell me if it is normal to have inverted nipples?

Yes: Inverted nipples are very common. I see mothers with them on a regular basis. It comes up frequently during discussions on breast feeding. They are able to breast feed just fine. Sometimes they find a nipple shield to be helpful. ...Read more

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I have inverted nipples and was wondering if that's normal and also why it occurs?? it's something I'm really insecure about.

If they change: and can pop out (like with cold) then, no, it is a normal varient of zero concern. If it is both sides, infection, etc is just not at all likely. http://www.cosmopolitan.com/sex-love/advice/a5928/ask-logan-inverted-nipples/ a change in ONE nipple with other symptoms would be a concern. Always being that way, symmetric both sides without other problems not likely a problem. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have inverted nipples? Can I breastfeed?

Is it normal to have inverted nipples? Can I breastfeed?

Yes: You can breast feed, even with inverted nipples. Most hospitals have a team of lactation specialists who can assist you. Talk to your obstetrician for help. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have inverted nipples or is it considered a disorder or malformation?

Is it normal to have inverted nipples or is it considered a disorder or malformation?

Let me help you: An inverted nipple is a condition where the nipple, instead of pointing outward, is retracted into the breast. In some cases, the nipple will be temporarily protruded if stimulated, but in others, the inversion remains regardless of stimulus. Women and men can have inverted nipples.Around 10-20% of all women are born with this condition could be congenital, our acquired. ...Read more

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Is it normal to find the earwax inside your inverted nipples?

Yes: The breast, even when not lactating, has active ducts and glands. The normal discharge from the breast may accumulate if the nipples are inverted. If the discharge seems excessive or bloody, you might consider having a clinical exam done. ...Read more

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Inverted Nipples (Definition)

An inverted nipple (occasionally invaginated nipple) is a nipple that, instead of pointing outward, is ...Read more