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Doctor insights on: Puffy Nipple Areola Complex

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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?

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?

Get examined: Describing your areole can help only so much, but an exam will give the most information. It is likely this is connective tissue and glandular subcutaneous structures, but have a doctor or nurse practitioner weigh in on this with a physical exam, and go from there ...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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Bodybuilder, never used steroids, having puffy nipples for so long. When pressed inwards Feels there is hollowness under areola , no pain, no lumps.

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

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I need some tips on how to make the areola and the nipple darker?

They will: darken naturally with breast feeding & pregnancy. The color can be enhanced by a cosmetic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is it normal for there to be mini circles surrounding the nipple? (It's the areola area)

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

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What causes itchy nipples/areolas, and is there something that can be done?

What causes itchy nipples/areolas, and is there something that can be done?

Dry skin: As the weather gets colder, this is common. Use a heavier moisturizer on the area (eucerin, aquafor). If you have an abnormal rash or breakage in the skin, see you doctor. ...Read more

Areola (Definition)

The areola is the dark ...Read more