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I've had swollen nipples since i was a teen. I would like to know what can I do to unswell these nipples. It's heavy and it hurts.
There are five...: ....Tanner stages. These are describe the stages of development, stage 1 being child (no breasts), stage 5 being adult with adult breasts. Stage four involves a "secondary mound (like a breast on a breast), " which is probably what you are describing. Some women stop at stage four, so are that way permanently. Nevertheless, if it's heavy and painful, it should be checked. See your gynecologist. ...Read more
My ten month old has one red swollen nipple. It has lasted about two days. The other one is normal.
Not uncommon: This may be quite normal and persist for some time. If it becomes increasingly annoying, there is discharge from the nipples, it becomes red, increasingly tender, or other symptoms occur, see a doctor. ...Read more