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Hi I'm 20 years old. My breats are at full size, possibly a B cup, but my nipples seem to be underdeveloped. Is this normal? Are they still developing

Hi I'm 20 years old. My breats are at full size, possibly a B cup, but my nipples seem to be underdeveloped. Is this normal? Are they still developing

Past puberty: The appearance of your breasts likely won't change much after puberty and there is wide variation in what is considered 'normal'. Nipple size, appearance and color may change dramatically during and after pregnancy and breast feeding. ...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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Why are my nipples soar?

Depends: It could be that you don't have enough Progesterone to counteract your normal estrogen. ...Read more

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Why might my nipples be so huge?

Not to worry: Nipple size, shape, color is partly hereditary and partly depends on medical history and stage of life (pregnant or nursing, for example.) there really is no such thing as a nipple thatis 'too large.'. ...Read more

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Why have my nipples turned white?

Vasospasm: This could be a sign of vasospasm, which is when your blood vessels constrict and restrict blood flow to the area. To help with this keep your whole body warm and breasfeed in a warm place. As soon as a vasospasm occurs, interrupt pumping or feeding and warm your nipples for 10min with a warm cloth. Avoiding caffeine and smoking can help. ...Read more

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What causes nipples to get darker?

Nipple color: Nipples may darken or change colors in to hormone changes during premenstrual time frame, period, pregnancy ; menopause. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have hairy nipples?

Yes: Some women have hair on the nipples and usually also on chest. This does respond to laser hair removal if this disturbs you. ...Read more

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Why would someone have big nipples?

Genetics: A woman's breasts were designed to suckle. ...Read more

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My nipples are smaller than dimes why?

Female?: We are all unique. Expect enlargement of nipples/ areolas with pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the light dpots on my nipples?

What are the light dpots on my nipples?

Are you referring to: Small bumps on the areola (colored area around the nipples)? If so, they are likely montgomery glands which contain white material that lubricates the nipple and surrounding tissues. ...Read more

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I want my nipples enlarged. Suggestions?

Time for consult: If this is an issue you are interested in seek a consultation with a plastic surgeon. They can advise you on the available treatments, the out of pocket costs, potential outcome and possible complications. With this information in hand you can decide on your next step. ...Read more

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My nipples turned white. Should I be concerned?

My nipples turned white. Should I be concerned?

Possible thrush: You probabely have thrush infection of your nipples
you can use over the counter anifungal cream like econozole etc and if it does not clear than consult your doctor. ...Read more

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My nipples itch, why?

My nipples itch, why?

Dryness: Typically due to dryness an a bit of inflammation from friction and clothing. If no nipple discharge or breast pain, apply vaseline an avoid rubbing with clothing. ...Read more

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Why are my nipples purple?

Purple Nipples: Nipples may darken or change colors in to hormone changes during premenstrual time frame, period, pregnancy ; menopause. ...Read more

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What could sensative nipples mean?

Sensitive Nipples: Most often related to menstural cycle or hormonal changes such as pregnancy. ...Read more

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Are leaking nippled serious. Am 70.

Are leaking nippled serious. Am 70.

Might be.: Nipple d/c on both sides is generally benign, but at your age there are a variety of concerns that should be addressed. See your doc and get a good exam - we can usually tell if the d/c is coming from one duct (bad) or many ducts (good) and whether or not there is blood in the d/c. It will also be important to check your eyes You will probably need some simple labs and a mammogram / ultrasound. ...Read more

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What are the spots on your nipples?

Small bumps on the: Areola surrounding the nipples may be glands of montgomery. ...Read more

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What are the causes of purple nipples?

Purple nipples: Nipples may darken or change colors in to hormone changes during premenstrual time frame, period, pregnancy ; menopause. ...Read more

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Pain under nipple?

Nipple: More information: gender, age, redness, discharge etc. ...Read more

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Why is my nipples aching?

Various possibilitie: There are various possibilities. One is trauma such as during sexual activity. If they are red, swollen or have a discharge -- or if the pain continues, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes itchy nipples?

What causes itchy nipples?

Dry skin/winter: Itchy nipples is common this time of year. The skin becomes dryer and nipples take the brunt of it. Use a heavy lotion or cream to moisterize.
If there is breakage in the skin, then you need to be evaluated for a rare form of breast cancer called paget's disease. A skin biopsy is needed to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Are nipple shields dangerous?

Are nipple shields dangerous?

No: Nipple shields are meant to be used short-term, to help with inverted or sore nipples. If placed improperly, it is possible that they could decrease milk intake. Ideally a mother should be working closely with a lactation consultant to address latch or position problems, in order to quickly wean off the nipple shield. The intl. Lactation consultant assoc. Website can provide a nearby referral. ...Read more

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What causes the nipple to itch?

What causes the nipple to itch?

Varies: If no rash, then hormonal changes premenstrually or during pregnancy can do this. Also some non-cotton bras may sometimes contribute. ...Read more

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My boobs and nipples hurt, why?

My boobs and nipples hurt, why?

Not sure: Breast soreness can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. This can happen in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, your period and pregnancy. ...Read more

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Please advise me. What could be the pain on my both nipple areas?

Please advise me. What could be the pain on my both nipple areas?

Nipple Pain: Some women experience pain of nipples when stressed or cold due to vasospasm (raynaud’s of the nipple). Allergies to deodorants, lotions ; soap can cause pain. Eczema or psoriasis can lead to nipple pain. When the nipple is engorged it can cause pain. Hormonal changes can cause (puberty, pms, period, pregnancy ; breast feeding). Thrush or bacterial infections can lead to pain. Friction against. ...Read more

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Are nipple piercings safe?

Not always: Nipple Piercings have led to cellulitis & abscesses. The jewelry can snag against clothing with potential of traumatic tears to the nipple. Additionally, scar tissue on the nipple or jewelry can block a milk duck & in some cases make it more difficult to latch during breastfeeding. ...Read more