Doctor insights on:
I'm not sure why: ...a woman would want to do this, but it's possible. It would be considered a cosmetic surgery which is unlikely to be covered by insurance. Also, any kind of procedure involving surgical injury to the nipple could interfere with breast-feeding should that ever be a desire for you. You might want to resubmit this ? and get an option from other HealthTap docs. ...Read more
Large breasts for my age(36f in teens)and the nipples have grown quite big to be proportion, if I had a reduction would they make nipples smaller?How?
Depends: If by nipples you are referring to the dark circle of skin (areola) around the 'nipple', then yes, a breast reduction will make them smaller and more proportional to your new smaller and lifted breasts. If your actual protruding nipple is very large, a breast reduction doesn't generally fix that but there are operations that can. Is it a large nipple or large areola? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Habituation: Any type of perceptual sensitivity decreases with excessive stimulation. Maximum perceptual sensitivity is found with optimal scheduling of the stimulation. For example, the pleasure of taste increases with a period of abstinence from tasting. To maximally enjoy the taste of ice cream, for example, one would not eat it every day. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually not: In most cases, inverted nipples are due to anatomic changes in the nipples. If this is something that has been ongoing for a long period of time, it can be surgically corrected. When 1 nipple inverts and/or is associated with a mass, then you need evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more
Not if chronic: If your nipples have been inverted for a long time (chronic), then it can only be reversed with surgery. Surgery requires cutting the ligaments that are keeping the nipple inverted. You can contact a plastic surgeon for the best result. ...Read more