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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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What could be the hard, pebble-like ball in nipple?

Can be serious: See a breast surgeon csn be a benign cyst or skin issue but may be a cancer. ...Read more

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Underneath my nipple there seems to be something firm, im only a teenager could it be puberty?

Underneath my nipple there seems to be something firm, im only a teenager could it be puberty?

Male breast tissue: About 1/2 males will undergo a transient nipple/breast enlargement at he onset of puberty. Carrying extra weigh aggravates the issue as part of the enlargement is fat.Most will resolve slowly as other hormonal changes kick in over about a year. If the process is unchanged after 2-3 yrs ; you've made an effort to lose any extra weight, it is time to discuss it with a surgeon. No meds will fix i ...Read more

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Hi, my nipples seem to have a crust or hard crust inside . What could this be ?

Nursing ? or no: Nipple discharge can became dry crusted inside. If you recently stop bresfeeding it is normal still produce some milky discharge. If not pregnant and no brestfeeding any nipple dischsrge should be examinted by doctor. Increased Prolactin level can cause " like lactation effect". It can be caused some psychotropic medication, nipple stimulation .. other. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Being male, my left nipple has a hard swell beneath it that is no larger than the halo and hurts when pinched. Could this be a tumor?

Being male, my left nipple has a hard swell beneath it that is no larger than the halo and hurts when pinched. Could this be a tumor?

It may be normal : It may be normal at age 18 in a male. But i will recommend that you have it checked by your doctor to make sure it is not a tumor, which is very unlikely but for your satisfaction. ...Read more

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I am 18 years old and I have been experiencing sharp pains in my right nipple, it's only when i bend over or touch it too hard. What could this be?

Need an exam: You need to be seen and examined to determine what this is and the best approach to management. Cannot do this over the internet. Go soon and good luck. ...Read more