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Doctor insights on: Swollen Nipple Symptoms

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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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Are lumps behind a man's nipple symptom of gynecomastia or cancer?

Are lumps behind a man's nipple symptom of gynecomastia or cancer?

Yes: They can be either. It requires physical examination by a physician, possible mammography and/or ultrasound, and in some cases, biopsy, in order to determine whether a lump in a male breast is cancer or gynecomastia. ...Read more

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What causes swollen brest and tender nipples?

What causes swollen brest and tender nipples?

Many possibilities: There are many potential causes. One may be medication - certain medication may cause this. Another could be due to pregnancy or hormonal shifting. Simple irritation and rubbing from clothing or trauma. However it may be something more serious such as a growth in the brain. Please see your family physician to further evaluate. ...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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I have a pain and a bit of redness on my nipple.. It seems to be a bit swollen too.. What could that be?

I have a pain and a bit of redness on my nipple.. It seems to be a bit swollen too.. What could that be?

It could be infected: Inflamed or a sign of tumor. Get examined. You may need antibiotics. Go see your dr or gyn! take care! ...Read more

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Im a 16 year old boy and my nipple has swollen and a small hard thing has grown under it, can anyone help?

Im a 16 year old boy and my nipple has swollen and a small hard thing has grown under it, can anyone help?

Transient change: About a half of males will undergo a transient nipple/breast enlargement at the onset of puberty. Normally it will resolve slowly as other hormonal changes kick in over about a year. Less often it can persist over 3 years and surgery may be needed for cosmetic improvement. Carrying around extra weight can aggravate the issue as fat can masquerade as breast tissue. ...Read more

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2 neg preg tests 2 white discharges then one sour smelling, along with swollen looking bigger nipples. 3rd month on pill. Whats the problem?

2 neg preg tests 2 white discharges then one sour smelling, along with swollen looking bigger nipples. 3rd month on pill. Whats the problem?

Estrogen hormone: in the pill can make changes in the appearance of your breasts. The discharge could be normal , if persist you need discharge to be tested . It may be a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis type thing. With this history i do not thing any serious infection of the genital tract. If you have any further queries click this --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more