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Is it a problem if I soak through multiple nipple pads per day?

Is it a problem if I soak through multiple nipple pads per day?

What is color: We are assuming that you are lactating and the fluid is milk. If the fluid is brown or bloody, please contact your physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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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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In your experience, are silicone nipple pads or bandaids thick enough to prevent "headlights"?

In your experience, are silicone nipple pads or bandaids thick enough to prevent "headlights"?

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 more

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Green and white nipple discharge left side, milky discharge right side. Will soak bra pad.Horrible headaches. No sex drive. Not pregnant. Any advice?

Green and white nipple discharge left side, milky discharge right side. Will soak bra pad.Horrible headaches. No sex drive. Not pregnant. Any advice?

Pituitary issue: The combination of headaches, nipple discharge and lack of sex drive may indicate that you have a pituitary gland issue that is producing too much prolactin, a hormone that normally stimulates milk production but in high quantities can interfere with other hormone levels. Pituitary gland enlargement can also cause headaches. The greenish discharge may indicate infection. Talk to your doctor! ...Read more

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I think I have inverted nipples. Will this cause any problems?

Not usually, but may: Inverted nipples can create a problem during breastfeeding by making it more difficult for the baby to properly latch. In some cases, they are also more prone to injury of the nipple surface. Even if the nipples don’t evert on their own, this characteristic should not prevent most women from successfully breastfeeding their children. ...Read more

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Will baby powder cause any problem with my new nipple piercings?

Will baby powder cause any problem with my new nipple piercings?

No but not advised: New nipple piercings should be kept moist with antibiotic ointment or petroleum jelly for the first 6 weeks for the best healing. Although baby powder will not cause any problems, it is not recommended. ...Read more

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Is having inverted nipples a problem for breastfeeding?

Is having inverted nipples a problem for breastfeeding?

It can be: Inverted nipples can make it difficult for the baby to latch properly. A good lactation consultant cand show you some things that might help. Many moms find the easiest way to get the all important breastmilk to the infant is to pump and then feed from a bottle. ...Read more

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I have hair growing around my nipples, this days the hair do not grow properly, what problem i might be having?

I have hair growing around my nipples, this days the hair do not grow properly, what problem i might be having?

Polycystic ovaries?: You could have a problem with polycystic ovaries -- more likely if you also have unpredictable menstrual periods and are overweight. Or, this could come with a natural rise in testosterone. Your physician can help you learn what's happening. ...Read more

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Iam male I like to wear nipple rings can I wear any health problem comes if i wear nipple rings on my nipple?

Yes: Nipple Piercings have led to cellulitis & abscesses. The jewelry can snag against clothing with potential of traumatic tears to the nipple. ...Read more

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I've got big nipples and I want to know a couple ways to fix this problem don't know if its gyno yet going to the walk in tommarow?

I've got big nipples and I want to know a couple ways to fix this problem don't know if its gyno yet going to the walk in tommarow?

Don't do it: A walk in urgent care center has no ability to provide you the appropriate care for this condition. See you family physician. They will know if you have anything abnormal and have an appropriate recommendation for surgeon or other intervention. ...Read more

Nipple Pads (Definition)

Nipple pads are cotton pads that can be placed in the bra ...Read more