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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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What exactly does it mean when my nipples are itchy?

What exactly does it mean when my nipples are itchy?

Various causes!: Nipple itching can have serious underlying causes. Therefore one should be evaluated by a physician. The history and physical should lead one to a cause and determines further work up or treatment. An example of a serious cause is paget's dz, a rare breast cancer form. Less serious are benign breast tumors, skin dz like atopic dermatitis, mechanical causes like "joggers nipple.". ...Read more

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My nipples are itchy and very sensitive, like sore to the touch. Is that normal?

Sensitive Nipples: Hi i would wonder about the likelihood of pregnancy, hormone imbalance of new start of birth control medications. We would also want to rule out infection or irritation. But a good health care provider may easily get this sorted out for you. ...Read more

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My nipple is itchy and it's tingling could I be pregnant?

My nipple is itchy and it's tingling could I be pregnant?

Pregnancy: If you have missed a period it is possible. Take a home pregnancy test to know. take care. ...Read more

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My breast feels heavy and my nipples are itchy and sore what does that mean ?

This may be: Related to fluid retention. Increased fluid in the breasts can stretch the breasts. The nipples and breast may be sore or itch. Women may have increase breast fluid during premenstrual time frame, during period or when pregnant. This might also occur if you are taking birth control pills. ...Read more

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Before my period my nipples were itchy and they still are bc i'm on it, but some people say thats caused by pregnancy, is it even possible to b pregnant?

Before my period my nipples were itchy and they still are bc i'm on it, but some people say thats caused by pregnancy, is it even possible to b pregnant?

So take a test: Why worry about it or listen to other people? Just take a pregnancy test and you will have your answer. Seems highly unlikely since you are on your period. ...Read more

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Why is my right nipple so itchy randomly?

Why is my right nipple so itchy randomly?

Many possible causes: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more