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How can I deflate my swollen nipples? What are my best options?

How can I deflate my swollen nipples? What are my best options?

Depends on cause: Breast tissue can swell depending on hormone status - if you are having persistent changes in your breasts, see your physician for a work up, which will likely include some blood work to check hormone levels. ...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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I have had swollen nipples for about a year now. What could this signify?

Change in breast : Go and see your doctor for an evaluation... Impossible to say if it is of concern without an evaluation for rash or infection. ...Read more

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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

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My ten month old has one red swollen nipple. It has lasted about two days. The other one is normal.

Swollen nipple: if the nipple is red and swollen, it could be infected and need to see your doctor to prescribe antibiotics for it and make sure no abcess ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have sore and swollen nipples?

Pregnancy?: This can be a symptom of pregnancy. Please see your doctor to get checked out. ...Read more

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Can you have painful swollen nipples before implantation bleeding?

Can you have painful swollen nipples before implantation bleeding?

No, you can not.: Woman does not show any symptoms of pregnancy until the embryo develops a placenta which produces chemicals and blood. ...Read more

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Swollen nipples and small lump under them (male). Infection or something worse?

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

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Does swollen nipples means breast growth?

Swollen nipples: Swollen nipples mean swollen nipples. The remainder of your breast may or may not be increasing in size. ...Read more