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My Nipple Is Flat
Severely engorged breast. My nipples are flat. It take 2 to 3 hours just to get 2 ounces of pumped milk. Also very sore. What to do?
How to increase breastmilk? My nipple flat when I want breastfeeding for my baby she catch on for 2 minit after feel angry and pull my nipple
Nipple shield: Assuming your profile is incorrect and you are truly a breastfeeding woman, milk production should increase by maximizing effective nursing (and possibly using fenugreek supplements). Babies can latch onto flat nipples much better when mothers use nipple shields. These devices are generally sold without prescriptions at pharmacies. ...Read more
I'm 24 and I'm freaking out for the past 2 months or so my breasts/nipples have been sore. When I lay down my left nipple gets flat. They itch and burn at times and my nipple is actually kind of purplish. No swelling that I can see. I went to the ob yeste
I think this is: A symptom to be investigated. But if your OB/GYN examined you and did not feel a mass, this is reassuring. It could be simple skin dermatitis or eczema or a sensitivity to chemical irritation (soap/detergents) or dry skin. If there is any question, an ultrasound or mammogram may help. There is a worrisome condition called Paget's Disease of the breast that must be excluded. Good wishes:) ...Read more
My left nipple sticks out constantly with no stimulation or cold my right nipple just stays flat when its not stimulated (not inverted). Is this ok?
My wife breast nipple became flat after delivery, difficult to feed my 4 days son. Kindly suggest what should we do?
Nursing Mother: Your ob/gyn will have answers or ideas for you. I believe there is a pump that is often used in this case to get the mother's nipples ready for breast feeding. This is not an unusual situation. ...Read more
I have a mole under my nipple, it's dark brown and flat. Appeared 5 months ago but seems to be darker now? Is this a concern?
See MD: Anything that appears out of the blue on your skin -- particularly at your young age -- deserves to be evaluated by the MD/Dermatologist. Particularly if it is changing color during this short time. Best to make the appointment ASAP and get checked. Major concern is melanoma. Good Luck. ...Read more
Hi, my right nipple looks weird (became flat & areola closed up) after intercourse. Also had clear sticky discharge. My nipples had always bn inverted?
Nipple issues: You appear to have some possible underlying hormonal issues causing your nipple area to be affected, as well as having a discharge, which, when not pregnant is not normal. Sexual intercourse releases various hormonal chemicals as well, thus causing issues I suspect. So, best to see the Dr. And get evaluated for this condition. Best wishes. ...Read more
Hello, one week before my period, I notice a little red pimple next to my left nipple. Sometimes it become flat. What should I do. Thank you?
May be normal: If this is just a small pimple next to your nipple, it should resolve on its own over time. If it doesn't, an exam is in order so that a good diagnosis can be made and a decision as to whether or not anything needs to be done and, if so, what. If it starts growing or becomes painful it should be seen by a doctor sooner. Hope this helps. ...Read more
No relationship: Raynaud's disease is due to spasm of the muscular lining of the blood vessels due to temperature extremes. I am not aware of any effect on the nipples or other parts of the body other than the extremities such as fingers, hands, toes, and feet. ...Read more
Are flat nipples normal? I am 23 years old woman and I think I have flat nipples. But they protruded sometimes, but when I am wearing clothes, I felt like they are flat.
As above: Some times we think we have abnormality, when every thing is normal., discuss with u physician, . ...Read more
Flat nipples: They may or may not be a problem. See your doctor for possible nipple stretching exercises ...Read more
This is a weird question but I'm curious- I work for new moms & notice that their nipples are large & elongated. I don't have children but mine are flat?
Pregnancy hormones: Cause significant enlargement of the breast with growth of mammary glands, the areola and nipple tissue. Much of this recedes after birth of the infant, but not to prepregnancy status. Not all women, however, have elongated nipples. Some women do have inverted nipples or are quite flat and do not change significantly with pregnancy. ...Read more
In the last 6 weeks, I have noticed a ring of dark spots around my nipples. I am a 62 yr old male. No itch. They are flat. Should I see a dermatologi?
I would see a: Dermatologist, just to be sure what they are and what to do about them. ...Read more
Hi f/18yrs and I have no nipples at all. They're neither inverted or flat, but just a little opening. Is this normal and could I breastfeed ever? Thanks
See a MD: You must see a MD to determine the exact status of your nipples. ...Read more
Sir, iam a male suffering frm pyffy nipple for 3 yr, when in shower or in cold it become flat. It can reduced by exercise or only by surgery? Thank you
Not 2 B ignored: @ ur age best 2 c a surgeon ; b evaluated. Ca of the breast is unusual but have it looked at. ...Read more
Hello, I am a 16 year old male and I have nipples that are flat, is this caused by something life threatening or cancer?
Docs, I do ab workouts holding flat weights on chest & doing crunches, noticed bleeding from nipples & worried, need advices please.
I would think: That is occuring from your shirt rubbing against the nipple. Perhaps try placing bandaids or some other protection over the nipples. Maybe even apply a little vaseline to decrease the friction and make sure the nipple is not dry. ...Read more
I have a small flat red bump near my nipple. It does not hurt or itch. The only reason I know its there is because I can see it. Help?
Have it checked: Have it checked by your physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
My son is 15 he stands straight you see maybe puffy nipples but a flat chest when he slouches there's moobs with fat in the mid connecting them, why?
areola and nipple are their own mound on my breasts. Not just the nipple sticks out, areola isn't flat. Does this mean boobs not done developing? 16yo
Nipple is protuded since few days and slightly itchy. Usually nipples are flat and round. Why is this happening? I am about to have my period.
Any chance: That you might be pregnant? If not takes look at your clothing to see if something might be causing irritation. If the nipple starts to have any discharge or this does not resolve, have a doctor examine it. ...Read more
When I lie flat on my back, ny areola and nipple concave and I get big ridges in my breast. Is this serious? Not in other breast. Looks normal standin
New development?: If this is a change for you, and the contour of your breast didn't used to be like this, then it is absolutely a cause for concern, and you should go see a breast specialist. Part of the breast self exam is "inspection". We always like for women to look in the mirror standing and bending in different positions to see if there are any changes in their breast contour. ...Read more
My mole has changed from flat to looking like a small nipple, raised 3mm. My dr. Said not to worry, but it`s been fine for 20 yrs and now has changed?
Changes?: One rule that I personally use; if a skin lesion really concerns a patient and they are worried about, I biopsy it. ...Read more