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I notice an accessory nipple in my 7 day baby boy. Need help to understand what could be the possible reason and will it create any issue in future?

I notice an accessory nipple in my 7 day baby boy. Need help to understand what could be the possible reason and will it create any issue in future?

NO: It is not uncommon to see accessory nipple(s) along the milk line extending from umbilicus to normal nipple in both boys and girls , embryological vestigial structures . Don't worry as they grow barely visible ...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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Could I have a supernumerary nipple removed while pregnant?

Could I have a supernumerary nipple removed while pregnant?

The answer is yes: But it must be performed under local anesthesia. It is dangerous to the developing fetus to undergo either general anesthesia or conscious sedation. Preferably, if you could wait until after the pregnancy, the surgery to remove the accessory nipple would be more comfortable, given that conscious sedation could be safely employed. ...Read more

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Is supernumerary nipple genetic or random? How common is it?

Common: 1/18 males and 1/50 females is the reported incidence. Familial forms exist although rare. Most seems random. There is an association between "triple nipple" and urogenital abnormalities so that it is reasonable to examine and consider studies. ...Read more

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Hi, there s a spot on my back in the middle of it, it looks like a nipple. Can it be waiting to ripen and stuff comes out of it?

Cyst: The growth on your back could certainly be a cyst that has a central pore. The opening is the dilated pore and with side-ways pressure may express some material. If the area becomes inflamed , then please seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Why are my nipples hurting?

Sse a doc: Before menopause there are 2 main reasons for sore nipples/breasts: post ovulation and pregnancy. If menopausal then fluctuating hormone syndrome (climacteric syndrome) can cause sore nipples. Lastly, sore nipples can be a warning sign for breast cancer. In a condition known as paget’s disease of the nipple, the nipple becomes irritated with redenning, pain and sometimes itching. See your doc. ...Read more

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What causes nipples to darken?

Nipple/ areola: During pregnancy the areola become darker w thicker tissues & increases in size. The Montgomery glands on the areola become larger. For some women, the areola returns to their pre-pregnancy size – but not for all. Although the color of areola may lighten after pregnancy, it is unlikely to to return to pre-pregnancy coloration. http://pregnancy.lovetoknow.com/wiki/Changes_in_Areola_When_Pregnant ...Read more

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Why are my nipples always erect?

Check out these: Titillating facts about these standout features of ur bosom.. Have fun! http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/stimulation_of_nipples. https://www.zocdoc.com/answers/3405/what-would-cause-nipples-to-be-permanently-erect. ...Read more

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