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Puffy Nipple Areola Complex
I have no gyno but puffy nipples since puberty. I'm a bodybuilder and weight is 68 KG. I feel there's hollowness under my areola. Is it FAT?
Bodybuilder, never used steroids, having puffy nipples for so long. When pressed inwards Feels there is hollowness under areola , no pain, no lumps.
Normal variant: Hard to be certain what the problem is without proper examination but on the onset it doesn't sound life- threatening. I'm a bodybuilder myself and nipples can be puffy for any number of reasons. When did this problem begin? How are your father's nipples? Do you have family history of breast disease? Is there any pain about the breasts? ...Read more
Contact dermatitis cause puffiness on part of areola near nipple, crinkling raised, red, slight itch, peeling skin?4 days 1% hydrochor, not gone yet?
Contct dermatitis: The rednss and peeling may indicate an infection. Chech with your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Swollen/puffy areolas, no pain/tenderness, no hard nipples. took a pregnancy test, negative.. false negative? or something else?
Why my areolas are puffy? I do exercise regularly, Had not taken any steroids except whey protein powder. my lower chest looks slightly saggy.
Overweight?: Stop the protein powder. High protein diets are not healthy, as we knew well before Atkins made us forgot decades of good research. Now studies are showing again that high protein diets are increasing chronic illnesses. As far saggy and puffy, keep exercises and drop a few pounds to lower body fat and show off those gorgeous toned pecs lying underneath! If you are already thin, see a doc ...Read more
Yes : This is completely normal. Not to worry. ...Read more
Yes: Hormonal changes during growth affect the pigmentation of the areola and surrounding area. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Mastitis: Could be an infection in the of the milk ducts. your doctor should be consulted ...Read more
Can my nipple/areolas change become large when it was being sucked? Because my areolas got bigger. not darker.
Nipples: It is caused by the sucking causing increased blood flow in the areola ...Read more
Is it normal for an obese male to have large nipples (areolas) due to their weight? Or what could be the cause?
I have thick white stuff that comes out of my nipple and areola only when i squeeze it though... should i be worried?
Montgomery glands: Montgomery glands produce oily secretions that help to lubricate the areola & nipple. If you are concerned - your doctor can help to insure that everything is ok. ...Read more
I am an african female, age 29 and i noticed a grey ring on my areola directly outside my nipples. What could this be?
My breasts have been noticeably getting smaller than bigger month by month. Now my nipples are bigger and my areolas are growing on the bottom. ???
What could be the cause of my areola 2 b itchty and flaky. It has been like this since the nov and also my nipples itches as well. What should I do.
Yeast: Most common reason for those symptoms would be a yeast infection. You can try some over the counter anti-fungal and see if that helps. If it doesn't then it may be hormonal. If anti-fungal doesn't work, consider making appt with your doctor for an exam and work up. Hope that helps! ...Read more
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