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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

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 for my nipples toll hurt?

Hurting Nipples: If you are pregnant or on hormones, then the answer is yes! ...Read more

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Is it normal for a female nipples to be hard everyday?

Firm nipples: Are both firm all the time or just one it may be normal for you but if its only one nipple it should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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My nipples are reeeeeeeeeaaallly soft. Is this normal? .

It's not a bad thing: Or anything to be concerned about. Don't worry about it. ...Read more

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What can I do if my nipples don't stick out is that normal?

Yes, everyone's: Nipples are unique. If your nipples have always been inverted that is fine. They will likely protrude with breast feeding and breast stimulation. But if a nipple that protrudes becomes retracted into the skin it needs to be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Please tell me if it is normal for my nipples to be erect 24/7?

It may be: There are many nipple presentations. Some women have prominent nipples all of the time, some have nipples that are erect when stimulated and cold and some women have inverted nipples. ...Read more

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I have dd and my nipples are smaller than a dime. Is that normal?

That is fine.: Nipple size ; breast cup size don't need to correspond. ...Read more

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I am suffering from lipomestia kindly help me to attain normal nipples?

I am suffering from lipomestia kindly help me to attain normal nipples?

Surgery: Being a teen is rough enough without this. Try to trim down as best you can -- there are many sports options for you and you owe it to yourself to find one you like and hit it hard. A surgeon or liposuction specialist can probably fix you up in the office. It'll help. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm a guy, my nipples have gotten bigger recently, just curious if this is normal?

I'm a guy, my nipples have gotten bigger recently, just curious if this is normal?

Areolar enlargement.: If you are unsure, it won't hurt to have your PCP examine you and make sure it isn't anything hormonally unusual. It is probably either genetically determined or can be increased fat or glands underneath. Do you feel lumps underneath the nipples? Any discharge? Using hormonal supplements or perhaps a high soy-based diet might contribute. ...Read more

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Why do my nipples get erect on and off throughout the day? Not turned on when it happens. Normal?

Likely nothing BUT: Erection of the nipples is accomplished mainly through sexual contact, other tactile stimulation, sudden unexpected pain, & sudden temperature changes to cold. Perhaps, clothing's rubbing the nipples or the bra may be too tight or not tight enough. If this is new & it's bothering then, you should look into it. Oxytocin initiates nipple erection while prolactin maintains sensitivity. Head imaging? ...Read more

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One of my nipples hurt when rubbed. Is that normal? Does it mean they are possibly growing? Thank you

Injury to nipple: It is possible that your breast may be growing. However, if it is only the nipple, trauma may be the cause. Trauma could be from bra, excessive touching/ manipulation, dry skin or infection. Nipples may also hurt during pregnancy. ...Read more

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The tips of my nipples turned white all of a sudden and have stayed that way for a couple days now. Is that normal?

? hormonal changes: There has been reported cases of hormonal fluctuations causing skin color changes, even on the nipples. At times, this can be seen in pregnancy too. Have a check up at your Dr.'s office if they stay white. If breast feeding, thrush in the baby to the nipple, ....may cause your nipples to look white too. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Nipples: is it normal if one of the nipples is becoming slowly (through the years) larger or smaller than the other one?

Nipples: is it normal if one of the nipples is becoming slowly (through the years) larger or smaller than the other one?

It is not abnormal: Breast tissue weight can be heavier on one side to cause "stretching of the skin envelope. This would be noticed possibly as sagging of thalthough breast shape size, etc. Are usually symmetrical, at least 10% of women have some assymetry. Many may be a full cup size different. Correction of nipple size or even areola (the flat, colored portion of the nipple complex) size is easily done surgically. ...Read more

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Is it normal or nothing to worry about if one of my nipples grew a bit larger than the other and is not in line with the other?

Is it normal or nothing to worry about if one of my nipples grew a bit larger than the other and is not in line with the other?

Breast asymmetry: Contrary to common belief we are not symmetric, meaning we are not the same on each side of our body. One hand or foot may be a different size and it is not unusual for one breast to be larger than another. That being said if there is pain, if this is a new finding or you feel a mass in the breast it should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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My nipples seem to be slightly damp when I take my bra off just after a normal day is this ok area around them also seem damp?

Damp breast w/bra: If you are in the northern hemisphere it is summer so the heat could be causing sweating. Also what is the bra made of in summer try to wear cotton spots bra as nylon/ polyester does not breathe and will promote sweating f/u w/doc ...Read more

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Are purple nipples normal?

Can be: I suspect this is a manifestation of the blood flow. Since it is bilateral, you can discuss this with your physician, and see if there are other hormonal issues that might be playing a role ...Read more

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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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Are lumps beneath the nipples normal?

Sometimes.: Medications, hormonal imbalances, substance abuse all can affect the breast tissue. If both breasts equally affected, unlikely to be tumor. If new and persistent, would encourage MD visit. ...Read more

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My nipples are purple, is this normal?

Sure: Not to worry that is normal. The color of nipples is variable as the color of skin anywhere else. ...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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Just wondering if small nipples are normal at my 18?

Just wondering if small nipples are normal at my 18?

Yes: Everyone is different! Although your nipples may become bigger due to hormones if you have children, whatever size you have is normal for you! Remember no one has exactly the same size nipples or breasts (unless they've had surgery) and you may even have one side larger than the other. Believe me, there is someone who will love you no matter what size you are! ...Read more

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I have small bumps around my nipples. Is that normal?

Montgomery Glands?: Glands of montgomery are small bumps on the areola. ...Read more

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My nipples feel like they are burning. Is that normal?

Not normal.: While we'd need more information to hazard a guess as to what's specifically going on, the nipples shouldn't generally be burning. ...Read more