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Swelling Near Nipple
I have been having itchy nipples for a few months and now have a slight swelling near my right nipple during my periods ?
Normal: It could be normal, can u take a picture? ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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My 3 weeks old son has swelling in his right nipple, is that cause for concern? What should we do?
Usually normal: It's normal for babies (boys and girls) to have mild or even swollen, enlarged breasts and/or lumps under the nipple. Almost always benign and due to exposure to maternal hormones in the womb, same hormones that cause the mother's breasts to swell and produce milk. Over weeks to months, no more exposure to the hormones, the breast tissue begins to shrink and eventually flattens. ...Read more
The area of my right nipples is swelling but not too much but hurts when you touch it. What is this? Im only 16 years old boy.
I noticed a slight swelling on my right aerola which was gone within an hour or so. I have had itch nipples for a few months. What could be my problem?
Itch: Itchy nipples may be related to allergy. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
Hormones?: Pubertal gynecomastia will occur in 1/3 to 1/2 of males ; can be one or both sides,generally last about a year before fading.Intensity varies from small lump to generous boobs.Overweight kids can appear to have it from just fat accumulation.If present after 3 years, surgical removal of the glandular tissue ; liposuction of any associated fatty tissue will do the job. ...Read more
I have just developed a mild pain under my right nipple. There is some swelling which is sensitive when touched. What's with that?
I'm a 35 year old male; my right nipple began hurting about four days ago, first itching then painful with swelling. What does this mean?
Possible infection?: Is there any redness or tenderness associated? If so it is most likely an infection. Other potential problems: cysts, fat mass, tumors. Try to get seen as soon as possible for a final diagnosis. ...Read more