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Gynecomastia?: If you're a male with gynecomastia, get with a surgeon; removing the extra tissue is easily done in the office and is less troublesome than simple dental work. If you're a man or woman whose nipples simply are prominent but not otherwise abnormal, and it bugs you, a pair of band-aids or rash guards or a thicker t-shirt would be in order. ...Read more
Ingrown hairs: Ingrown hairs are hairs that do not release their secretions or follicle through the skin properly and become infected. You may consider regular cleaning of this area up to twice a day if needed. Allowing the hair to grow out may also help avoid possible infection at the site. ...Read more
Good bra: I do not have personal experience. Many bras have extra padding in the nipple area to prevent the nipples from showing through clothing. I recommend you go to a specialty bra store and get fitted for the proper fitting bra. You should be fitted for a bra every 1-2 years. A good fitting bra with help from a certified fitter, will solve your problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painful white bump on nipple..Been there a while.....Changes size.....I've never had children....What is it? How to get rid and prevent?
Lumps and Bumps: Good afternoon. This sounds like a benign scarring process called a sebaceous cyst. This is an oil and dried pus filled lesion usually causing a non-acute lump under the skin. Sometimes these cysts can become infected or continue to grow. Your health care provider or a skin specialist can teach you how to get rid of them or to have them surgically removed. This would be an 'in-office' process. ...Read more
I have two very small keloids. They came from getting my ears pierced at age 12. Now 21 what are the chances of me getting a keloid after a nipple piercing? And how can I prevent one form forming?
Can cause problems !: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife's nipples are aching every morning when we woke up.. why? Please let me know what's the symptoms of breast cancer & its cause & how to prevent?
Not cancer: Nipple sensitivity and aching are hormone related and had nothing to do with cancer now nipple discharge bloody or not different story in spite of the majority of nipple discharge are benign but it could be a red flag for cancer then all patient had to be evaluated by a physician any lump or a mass or deformity in the shape of the breast or changes on the skin of the breast had to be reported too ...Read more
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