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Inverted nipples how to correct?

Inverted nipples how to correct?

Rule out pathology: First and foremost, see a doctor to evaluate. Have a mammogram and ultrasound. If there are benign findings, or, if chronic, there are procedures to correct. The results of these procedures are relatively modest. Always rule out pathology first. ...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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What are natural ways to correct an inverted nipples?

What are natural ways to correct an inverted nipples?

No: You'll first want to make sure there is not an abnormality or mass causing the inversion. If this is chronic, then it can be surgically corrected. I recommend finding a good plastic surgeon who can perform this procedure. There is not a natural way to correct them that I am aware of. ...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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What do breast shells do to correct inverted nipples?

What do breast shells do to correct inverted nipples?

Breast feeding: Breast shields help the baby latch on to the nipple to allow him to nurse easier. ...Read more

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I have inverted nipples they come out only during cold or stimulation. I also hv saggy breasts. Is it normal? M a virgin. Will pregnancy correct this?

I have inverted nipples they come out only during cold or stimulation. I also hv saggy breasts. Is it normal? M a virgin. Will pregnancy correct this?

Normal: Normal to have inverted nipples. Common in women as well as men.
Not sure what HV refers to but 'saggy' breasts could be due to size or normal genetics. If it's a cosmetic issue you could address it with a plastics doctor.

Pregnancy will make your breasts fuller but generally with age and after pregnancy your breasts may develop stretch marks or lose more fat so might be worse, hard to say. ...Read more

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How to fix inverted nipples?

How to fix inverted nipples?

Breast feeding shell: If you have inverted nipples and plan to breast feed it is best to begin to draw the nipples out well before delivery. There are simple stretches that your pediatrician or lactation consultant can teach you. Wearing special breast feeding shells before delivery can also help. Breast feeding suction also draw the nipple out. Don't wait, start before delivery-to give your infant an easy latch on. ...Read more

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Are inverted nipples common?

Inverted Nipples: It is common if you have always had an inverted nipple then it is usually caused by shotened milk ducts and internal fibrous tissue. If it is a new finding then see your doctor as it may represent a malignancy.
To correc this, I recommend trying a non surgical approach called the nipplette. It is a suction device that works for most women. It can be found on line and you do not need a prescription. ...Read more

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What causes inverted nipples?

Multiple causes: Inversion of nipple can happen physiologically. In this situation you should be able to evert it by manipulation. If inversion is more fixed and constant but long atanding, it may be due to previous episodes of infection or mastitis. If it is more recent and progressive there is cause for concern. Since it may be due to an underlying malignancy. So, if you notice a new change in your nipple such as inversion, irritation or discharge you definitely need to have a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do about inverted nipples?

What to do about inverted nipples?

Inverted nipples: It is not uncommon to have inverted nipples. They are a variant of normal and it usually will not cause any problems. Many women can even breast feed their babies without any problems. ...Read more

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How can you cure inverted nipples?

Can't: They are not a disease, but a normal variety of what people look like - about 10 percent of people. So just feel special. ...Read more

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What causes inverted nipples in women?

Causation: Causes :
inverted nipple is not medically harmful and is quite common. Hereditary is the major cause for inverted nipple since for many women it is inherited by birth. However this kind of shy nipple can be pulled out through stimulation or proper massage when she becomes pregnant. Actual reason for inheriting inverted nipple is the underlying tissues and ligaments of the breast. ...Read more

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How to make my inverted nipples point?

How to make my inverted nipples point?

No-surgery v surgery: There are a variety of approaches for treating inverted nipples beginning with a nipple aspirator or nipplette device proceeding to nipple piercing and then to duct preserving techniques and lastly to duct transection. These are listed in increasing order of severity the last procedure most likely to compromise the ability of lactate and nurse. ...Read more

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What can be done for inverted nipples?

Inverted nipples: Plastic surgery can protract inverted nipples but may prevent ability to breast feed. If the nipples is able to protract then sometimes piercing jewelry can keep it in a protracted state. Some woman who breast feed may experience protraction that remains. ...Read more

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What to do if I have inverted nipples?

Female?: Not to worry, they should evert if you breast feed. ...Read more

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I want to know about inverted nipples?

I want to know about inverted nipples?

No-surgery v surgery: There are a variety of approaches for treating inverted nipples beginning with a nipple aspirator or nipplette device proceeding to nipple piercing and then to duct preserving techniques and lastly to duct transection. These are listed in increasing order of severity the last procedure most likely to compromise the ability of lactate and nurse. ...Read more

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What do men think of inverted nipples?

What do men think of inverted nipples?

Personal choice: This is something that you will need to discuss with your partner. Men have different likes and dislikes. It is important to make sure there is not reason for the inverted nipples (is this new, one or both?). ...Read more

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How to remove inverted nipples (male)?

Male nipples: Some nipples are inverted by development, it is normal. If it becomes inverted as a new change, then that is of concern and you should seek a doctor.
Otherwise plastic surgeon if unhappy with the look. ...Read more

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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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Is there a way to fix inverted nipples?

Is there a way to fix inverted nipples?

Yes: You'll first want to make sure there is not an abnormality causing the inversion. If this is chronic, then it can be surgically corrected. I recommend finding a good plastic surgeon who can perform this procedure. ...Read more

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Is it atypical to have inverted nipples?

No: Inverted nipples can occur in women. Usually it has been noticed since puberty.

However, if it is something of recent onset, check in with your local breast surgeon to ensure there is nothing going on to cause the nipple inversion. ...Read more

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Is there a way to treat inverted nipples?

Yes: First have an evaluation by a breast surgeon to ensure there is no underlying malignant pathology causing the inversion.
This may include a physical exam and breast imaging.

If there is no suspicious findings, the inverted nipple (s) can be corrected by a plastic surgeon. Make an appointment to discuss it with him/her. ...Read more

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How to remove inverted nipples naturally?

You really don't.: The nipples will protrude with stimulation and for breast feeding. ...Read more

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Why do some people have inverted nipples?

Why is one person..: ....5 foot two and another person is 6 foot one? Why are some blond and some brunette? Because different people are made differently. ...Read more

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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

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I have inverted nipples, what should I do?

Cosmetic value only: If nursing is and issue, it has to be managed by a breast feeding consultant.
It it is cosmetic, you may consult a plastic surgeon for eval and recommended procedures. ...Read more

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What are common causes of inverted nipples?

What are common causes of inverted nipples?

Many causes: Inverted nipples maybe natural. Maybe due to previous episodes of infection/mastitis, physiological or secondary to an underlying malignancy. If you have noted inversion of your nipple, you need to have an evaluation by a health care provider experienced in breast care. Breast cancer needs to be ruled out. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of inverted nipples?

Multiple causes: Some women have naturally inverted nipples. If the nipples are normally everted and become inverted, there is more concern. One common cause is repeated episodes of infection/inflammation (periductal mastitis) which over time causes scarring and nipple inversion. Breast cancers also can result in nipple inversion/retraction. Therefore it is important to have an evaluation by a breast specialist. ...Read more

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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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What causes someone to have inverted nipples?

Many causes: Inverted nipples may be natural if you have had them for a long time. Many times previous episoded of infection or matitis in the area behind the nipple will result in scarring and pulling the nipple inward. Breast cancer is also one of the causes. Therefore it is recommended to have your breast checked by a breast care specialist to rule out (or confirm) possiblity of an underlying cancer. ...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