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Swollen Nipple Male Puberty
Puberty is the normal condition in which a humans physically change from child to a teenage pre-adult who is able to reproduce (become fertile, able to have children). Pubertal development is divided into 5 stages by appearance (Tanner stages). Adolescence is time when puberty occurs, and includes ...Read more
Male breast tissue: About 1/2 males will undergo a transient nipple/breast enlargement at he onset of puberty. Carrying extra weigh aggravates the issue as part of the enlargement is fat.Most will resolve slowly as other hormonal changes kick in over about a year. If the process is unchanged after 2-3 yrs & you've made an effort to lose any extra weight, it is time to discuss it with a surgeon. No meds will fix it. ...Read more
Several possibilitie: This can be due to friction from clothing, especially if you've been working out more. The most common causes of itching would be eczema or psoriasis, but it could also be due to a yeast infection of the skin. Rarely, itching in this area could be caused by an issue deeper than the skin in the breast itself so it would be worth seeing your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: The male breast is somewhat similar to that of the female breast. While it is smaller, the same duct system is present but glandular components at the proximal potion of the ducts where milk is produced is absent. Only the duct system remains. These ducts are susceptible to the same problems and intraductal papillomas can develop which tend to bleed . ...Read more
24yrs old, lost roughly 20lbs, right breast very wrinkly, has bumps on areola/whitish bumps on nipple.Left breast slightly wrinkled, nipple inverted.
Is the nipple: inversion new? If yes - would have this medically checked. The bumps on nipple and areola are likely to be Montgomery Glands. ...Read more
Left breast extremely sore and swollen, nipple swollen, gland in breast swollen, breast is hot, skin on breast is stripping, fever. Breast infection?
Sounds suspicious: It sounds suspicious for an infection, you need to see your MD and might need antibiotics. ...Read more
Hormonal..: It is related to your hormonal changes associated with your period......normal. ...Read more
I had vaser male breast reduction 5 years ago. Now developed lump under nipple,no breast enlargement could this be Gynecomastia regrowth? Or cancer?
Rare for Ca: Rare for male breast cancer, especially in field of previous gynecomastia. One can have reappearance of the male tissue that was not completely removed and has regrown or a lipoma, representing a fatty deposit in the remaining breast tissue. If questionable or enlarging a simple bx will resolve the problem. ...Read more
Im 25yrs old male .unmarried ,i have very small testis ,penis its 4inch on erectn,very less facial hair,not sure i have puberty ,gyenaecomastia ?
Gynecomastia?: The first place to start would be in person consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon; making the a correct diagnosis is important. If gynecomastia is the issue, usually partial resection of glandular tissue plus/minus liposuction surgery is helpful. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness) , breast swelling, breast redness, tender swollen lump in breast, breast lump (quality: tender, swollen lump, mobile or moveable lump) , breast tenderness to touch and fever.
Infection?: What you described suggests and infection and you should see a doctor for proper evaluation and treatment. If is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without examining you. Wish you good health! ...Read more
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. What you described is not a sign of cancer, but you should still see your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. 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. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more
Depends : Roughly half of males go through transient nipple enlargement on one or both sides at the onset of puberty.Most resolve within 6m to a year, it is considered normal.I went through it. A few will have persistent or dramatic gynecomastia. It can erode someones self concept , surgery is helpful for those who don't clear up after a year or so. ...Read more
I have puffy nipples since puberty, which doctor should I go to check my hormones? Male, 25 weight 68 kg has chest fat.
What to do if I'm a 17 year old male. I'm pretty skinny, but my nipples are swollen/puffy. is there a cure?
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to discuss and evaluate this concern. It could be gynecomastia, which not uncommon during puberty for adolescent boys. This is swelling of the breast tissue and usually gets better without treatment if mild. Without a complete history & physical exam, this is only speculation. You should see your doctor to get a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Hi, my left nipple is swollen and puffy. It is also more sensitive. It has been this way for a month and a half with no change I'm a 21 year old male.
Nipple swollen: You may have an infection in your left breast. In any case uou should see your doctor for further evaluation ...Read more
The area right next to my right nipple has suddenly swollen up. It is also painful to touch. No discharge etc. I'm a 20 year old male. Should I worry?
Probably: If this does not improve after 2-3 days or gets worse, it is best to get it checked out by your doctor . (assuming you don't have a piercing on your nipple). ...Read more
I am 17 year old male,i have both nipples swollen like in the pic given above,when i take a cold shower the nipples contract but after bath they becom?
Gynecomastia: This is likely transient gynecomastia that occurs with puberty will usually resolve in 6 mo to a year. When it has persisted for more than three years, liposuction or other surgical intervention may be required for a satisfactory result. If you carry some extra weight, it can just be a site where extra fat is stored.We have no access to pics you upload,that is reserved for concierge members. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is nipple pinching causing breast cancer? Friends like to pinch mine so hard until it kind of swollen. Male 19.
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Male with a very sore, red and swollen nipple. Started 4 hrs ago and continuing to worsen. Red lines are appearing toward armpit. What could this be?
Am concerned: about an infection. Please seek medical evaluation. ...Read more
What is the main cause for swollen nipples and low sex drive in men? As I started getting both these I’m afraid it might be low testosterone and high estrogen. What should the next step be?
Approx. 20 yr. Old male, m i having gynecomastia? Not crossed puberty changes(body indicates), no chest hair and not full facial hair? Should i wait?
Get seen: You're "approximately 20 years old" and you seem to be using euphemisms for not having powerful erections / ejaculations like your peers. I suspect you have XXY or some other disorder preventing you from becoming a complete man. In any case, you don't have to tolerate having gynecomastia -- removing these is office surgery. I hope you get what you want -- and an XXY has a choice. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a hard, round lump behind each nipple. I'm a 19 y/o male. Is this pubertal gynecomastia? If so, what are my options for this issue?
Male breast tissue: About 1/2 males will undergo a transient nipple/breast enlargement at he onset of puberty. Carrying extra weigh aggravates the issue as part of the enlargement is fat.Most will resolve slowly as other hormonal changes kick in over about a year. If the process is unchanged after 2-3 yrs ; you've made an effort to lose any extra weight, it is time to discuss it with a surgeon. No meds will fix i ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a 32 year old man, why do my nipples appear to have fluid in them? Been like that since puberty. Can I get rid of it?
Male nipple discharg: It is unusual for male nipples to show a discharge. Do you also have a lumps under your breasts? Please consult your doctor or a surgeon to evaluate your situation soon. ...Read more
My right nipple feels cold. I am a teenager. Could puberty cause this? It has felt intermittently cold from yesterday. please help.
I'm 16 and hit puberty 2-3 years ago, Im also overweight, I have chest fat and hardness under nipple, do I have pseudogynecomastia or pubertal gyne?
Probably both. All : teens need annual check-ups to address health, lifestyle, emotional & social issues. If your Body Mass Index is 95th%ile or higher, your GP will check for obesity-related disorders & do what's needed to help you get healthy, if you're willing to do the work. Gynecomastia of puberty goes away on its own; obesity does not. ...Read more
at 14 I started puberty, I got a dime sized lump in each of my nipples, I am 17, 5'10 VERY LEAN and I still have the lumps, Am I a "late bloomer" ?
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