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Is it a problem if I soak through multiple nipple pads per day?

Is it a problem if I soak through multiple nipple pads per day?

What is color: We are assuming that you are lactating and the fluid is milk. If the fluid is brown or bloody, please contact your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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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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In your experience, are silicone nipple pads or bandaids thick enough to prevent "headlights"?

In your experience, are silicone nipple pads or bandaids thick enough to prevent "headlights"?

Good bra: I do not have personal experience. Many bras have extra padding in the nipple area to prevent the nipples from showing through clothing. I recommend you go to a specialty bra store and get fitted for the proper fitting bra. You should be fitted for a bra every 1-2 years. A good fitting bra with help from a certified fitter, will solve your problems. ...Read more

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Green and white nipple discharge left side, milky discharge right side. Will soak bra pad.Horrible headaches. No sex drive. Not pregnant. Any advice?

Green and white nipple discharge left side, milky discharge right side. Will soak bra pad.Horrible headaches. No sex drive. Not pregnant. Any advice?

Pituitary issue: The combination of headaches, nipple discharge and lack of sex drive may indicate that you have a pituitary gland issue that is producing too much prolactin, a hormone that normally stimulates milk production but in high quantities can interfere with other hormone levels. Pituitary gland enlargement can also cause headaches. The greenish discharge may indicate infection. Talk to your doctor! ...Read more

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I use manual breast pump four times in a day . Will it misshape my breast or nipples ? I had problems with direct feeding as baby was not latching properly.

I use manual breast pump four times in a day . Will it misshape my breast or nipples ? I had problems with direct feeding as baby was not latching properly.

Congratulations : Congratulations on your baby! the manual breast pump will not cause any lasting problems to your breasts or nipples. Good for you for pumping so that your baby will get your milk - it's not easy! ...Read more

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I'm a bit worried about my nipples. They don't have the nobbly bit that an average women would have . But they are not in inverted . Is it a problem?

Nipple texture: If both nipples have the same texture, I would doubt that there is any pathology. Causes for concern would be a difference between the two nipples, discharge, tenderness, redness of the nipple or breast, or a mass under the nipple. See your physician if you still have concerns. ...Read more

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I'm having this male boob problem , I have coagulated estrogen behind my nipples , looks weird for a male how to get rid of them please help ?

I'm having this male boob problem , I have  coagulated estrogen behind my nipples  , looks weird for a male how to get rid of them please help ?

Gynecomastia: The appearance of breast development in a male is usually called gynecomastia, which means a growth and/or prominence of the breast tissue. Most of this growth usually occurs in fat cells and may just be a result of being overweight. It can also be induced by certain medications (tagament, spironolactone, proscar, (finasteride) etc). There is no good medical treatment. If you really want them gone, then surgery. ...Read more

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I've got big nipples and I want to know a couple ways to fix this problem don't know if its gyno yet going to the walk in tommarow?

I've got big nipples and I want to know a couple ways to fix this problem don't know if its gyno yet going to the walk in tommarow?

Don't do it: A walk in urgent care center has no ability to provide you the appropriate care for this condition. See you family physician. They will know if you have anything abnormal and have an appropriate recommendation for surgeon or other intervention. ...Read more

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I have had this nipple problem since about 2015 fall and it hasn't gotten better scaling dry nipple with discharge that doesn't heal.

Time to get checked!: Most nipple problems are benign and due to inflammation. However, depending on your age, medical history and physical exam, this may warrant further workup such as a mammogram or an ultrasound of the area. Additionally, testing the nipple fluid (nipple aspirate) or performing a special procedure called a ductoscopy may be recommended by your physician. ...Read more

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I have hair growing around my nipples, this days the hair do not grow properly, what problem i might be having?

I have hair growing around my nipples, this days the hair do not grow properly, what problem i might be having?

Polycystic ovaries?: You could have a problem with polycystic ovaries -- more likely if you also have unpredictable menstrual periods and are overweight. Or, this could come with a natural rise in testosterone. Your physician can help you learn what's happening. ...Read more

Nipple Pads (Definition)

Nipple pads are cotton pads that can be placed in the bra ...Read more