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Pierced nipple years ago. Still get white stuff! wt?

Pierced nipple years ago. Still get white stuff! wt?

Could be milk: Some of my patients with pierced nipples have a milk discharge (called galactorrhea). Chronic stimulation of the nipple (from the ring or bar) can cause lactation, even when not pregnant. ...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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What does one pierced nipple discharge mean in a man?

What does one pierced nipple discharge mean in a man?

Possible infection: May be sign of infection. See a doctor for possible cultures and to prescribe an antibiotic after evaluation. ...Read more

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Is there any health risk to having pierced nipples?

Is there any health risk to having pierced nipples?

YES !: Nipple piercings have led to cellulitis ; abscesses. The jewelry can snag against clothing with potential of traumatic tears to the nipple. Additionally, scar tissue on the nipple or jewelry can block a milk duck ; in some cases make it more difficult to latch during breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Pierced nipple years ago. Still get white stuff! wt?

Could be milk: Some of my patients with pierced nipples have a milk discharge (called galactorrhea). Chronic stimulation of the nipple (from the ring or bar) can cause lactation, even when not pregnant. ...Read more

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I have a pierced nipple and it is now infected so what can you do for me?

I have a pierced nipple and it is now infected so what can you do for me?

See doctor: Some mild redness around a piercing site could be normal but only an examination by a medical professional can determine if you really have an infection. If infected, you'll probably need antibiotics in addition to good hygiene of the area. ...Read more

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Can you contract any disease from licking a pierced nipple over and over?

Usually not: If the person is clean, there's no reason one would contract a disease from licking the nipple. ...Read more

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Pierced nipple pussy and some times it hurts ?

Pierced nipple pussy and some times it hurts ?

Yup - genital: piercings often do. A number of potential problems can occur when women have genital (to include clitoral) piercings. Jewelry worn through the piercings may cause condoms to break during sexual intercourse & for diaphragms to become displaced. There is risk of bleeding, allergic reactions (especially with any nickel content in jewelry), scarring (to include Keloids) and infections. ...Read more

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What does one pierced nipple discharge mean in a man?

Possible infection: May be sign of infection. See a doctor for possible cultures and to prescribe an antibiotic after evaluation. ...Read more

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Is swimming at the beach good after getting pierced nipple?

Is swimming at the beach good after getting pierced nipple?

Not really: If they've been pierced recently it is best to allow 1-2 weeks for the piercing tract to heal before exposure to potential sources of infection. Salt water would be less worrisome than fresh water swimming but either can be a source of irritation and/or infection. Once the piercings have healed swimming should have no effect and is fine. ...Read more