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Is it normal to have extra nipples?

Is it normal to have extra nipples?

Yes: Some people are born with an accessory or extra nipple. It occurs in the midline below the normal nipple. It can even excrete milk in some individuals during pregnancy. It can be surgically removed. ...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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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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Is it normal to have hairy nipples?

Is it normal to have hairy nipples?

Yes: Some women have hair on the nipples and usually also on chest. This does respond to laser hair removal if this disturbs you. ...Read more

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

Dr. Craig Uhl Dr. Uhl
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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 leaky breasts while pregnant?

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Is it normal to have leaky breasts while pregnant?

Yes: Yes, breasts can start leaking as soon as 5th or 6th month of the pregnancy.Avoid stimulating them. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have big areolas?

Is it normal to have big areolas?

Not abnormal: Every person is unique, and some people may have large areolas, just as some people are tall, some not so tall, etc. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have nipple discharge?

Get it checked.: Reasons for nipple discharge can include stimulation of the breast, pregnancy, medications, galactorrhea (secretion of milk or similar substance), an abscess or other breast infection, hormonal imbalances (like hypothyroidism), fibrocystic breasts (breasts are very fibrous), blocked mammary duct, breast cancer and intraductal papilloma (non cancerous mass), use of marijuana, anise and fennel. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a discharge from breast?

Depends: On nature of discharge and whether pregnant or not. Blood abnormal, milk not necessarily. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have bumps around your nipples?

Bumps on nipples: Bumps on the nipples are normal in both men and women. They are usually visually more prominent glands. ...Read more

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Is it common to have inverted nipples and breastfeed?

Is it common to have inverted nipples and breastfeed?

With difficulty: The la leche league has support materials available for women with inverted nipples including women who counsel others with this condition. Check google or your local phone book. Inverted nipples make it very difficult to breast feed. Witout inversion techniques. ...Read more

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Is it normal to be some what constipated during period?

Is it normal to be some what constipated during period?

Yes: Some women experience constipation, some have loose stools and some have no change in stooling pattern during menstrual period. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my breasts to be bigger while breastfeeding?

Is it normal for my breasts to be bigger while breastfeeding?

Yes: Not just because the milk makes them balloon, but also because working milk glands are bigger just as working muscles get bigger. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have birthmarks?

Is it normal to have birthmarks?

Yes: Many babies have birth marks and some, consisting of vascular lesions regress with time. As long as the birthmark is stable and not bleeding, there is no cause for alarm. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have tender breasts while pregnant?

Is it normal to have tender breasts while pregnant?

Yes: The increased blood flow to the breasts, along with hormone stimulation, and therefore, hypertrophy of the tissue, lead to the tenderness. ...Read more

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Is it normal for women not pregnant to lactate ? Does it mean something more if it's only in one breast and not bilateral?

Is it normal for women not pregnant to lactate ? Does it mean something more if it's only in one breast and not bilateral?

No: Lactation without pregnancy is an indication of some hormonal disturbance. You should visit your doctor and let him examine you and order tests to make sure your pituitory gland(located under the brain) is healthy. Sometimes a small adenoma(prolactinoma) in the pituitory gland can cause lactation like you have . It may require blood tests and x-rays of this gland to check you for this condition. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have sore breasts during pregnancy?

Is it normal to have sore breasts during pregnancy?

Yes: Boy is it! one of the hormones of pregnancy stimulates the breasts to enlarge and start producing milk. This can make your breasts very sore. A good supportive bra can help. ...Read more

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