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Are inverted nipples treatable?

Are inverted nipples treatable?

Inverted nipples: Surgical correction of inverted nipples is possible but that could negatively affect a woman's ability to breast feed. ...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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Can I have surgery to fix inverted nipples?

Can I have surgery to fix inverted nipples?

Yes you can: Plastic surgery is one method of protracting inverted nipples. If a woman elects to have this surgery performed on her inverted nipples, it can permanently destroy her capacity to breastfeed. ...Read more

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Do you get inverted nipples during puberty?

Do you get inverted nipples during puberty?

Generally not: Sometimes during breast feeding, but pregnancy and breast feeding often cause invented nipples to "pop out". Sometimes frequent manual stimulation will do the same thing. They are generally a benign condition. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have an inverted nipple?

Compare to pictures: You should be able to find some pictures of the internet of inverted nipples (images.Google.Com) to compare it with. Even so, an inverted nipple is a common finding, with the nipple near or below the skin surface. A normal nipple juts out from the skin up to a quarter inch or more. ...Read more

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How can surgery correct my inverted nipples?

Inverted Nipple: One technique involves making an incision at the edge of the areola, identifying and dividing (cutting) the ducts that attach to and pull on the inner surface of the nipple, placing a suture under the skin at the base of the nipple to keep it from inverting again. ...Read more

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How to cure inverted nipple by yourself male?

Know of no: Way for you to permanently change this in a natural manner. ...Read more

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Is it okay to get inverted nipples piercings?

Is it okay to get inverted nipples piercings?

Yes: It wont hurt the nipple or change risk of cancer but it will hurt the person attached to the nipple. It is personal choice. ...Read more

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How can I fix inverted nipples without surgery?

Inverted nipples: Some woman who breast feed may experience protraction that remains. Suction sex toys may be used to protract nipples & stimulation often causes them to protract. If the nipples is able to protract then sometimes piercing jewelry can keep it in a protracted state. ...Read more

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Inverted nipples itching, should I be concerned?

Inverted nipples itching, should I be concerned?

No: You can consider using vinegar or baking soda (1 tsp in 1 cup water) to wash them....The itching may be nothing or may be mild candida...If not is not improving be seen....You'll feel better. ...Read more

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Why are my inverted nipples suddenly popping out?

Why are my inverted nipples suddenly popping out?

You have grade1: Inverted nipple grade 1 refers to nipples that can easily be pulled out, by using finger pressure around the aureola. The grade 1 inverted nipple maintains its projections and rarely retracts. Also, grade 1 inverted nipples may occasionally pop up without manipulation or pressure. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as an inverted nipple 'cure' ?

Is there such thing as an inverted nipple 'cure' ?

Yes: Simple plastic surgery will correct the situation! (The cause must be determined but most cases are cosmetic issues only) ...Read more

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How can one clean inverted nipples without irritation?

Mild soap: You can gently evert the nipple (pressure to cause it to come out) and use a mild soap and a cotton swap. If you are unable to evert the nipple, then a breast specialist should evaluate to make sure there are no other abnormalities. ...Read more

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Will my inverted nipples be corrected if I have a baby?

Will my inverted nipples be corrected if I have a baby?

Nipple shape: With stimulation the nipples will most likely protrude allowing for breast feeding. But having a baby will not change the basic architecture of your nipples. ...Read more

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Is there a way to cure inverted nipples without surgery?

Is there a way to cure inverted nipples without surgery?

Possibly: There are articles in the literature describinf the use of temporary nipple piercing to correct inverted nipples. The theory is that the scar that develops after removing the piercing helps to keep the nipple from retracting. ...Read more

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Inverted nipples- is there a way to fix this without surgery?

Inverted nipples- is there a way to fix this without surgery?

What is cause: Is this a new finding or have you always been inverted on both sides? If the latter, then only surgery can bring them back out. I recommend a board certified plastic surgeon. If the inversion is new, find a breast specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there any non-medical way to make inverted nipples come out?

Sometimes: Gently pull them out daily or twice a day for a few months. You have to stretch the ligaments. ...Read more

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I only have one inverted nipple. How do I get it back to normal?

Unilateral inversion: If it has always been inverted than it will likely remain that way (except when stimulated or with surgical change). However if it was a protruding nipple that has now become retracted inward - please seek prompt medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more