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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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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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Sometimes my nipples.Itch..What could this mean?

Sometimes my nipples.Itch..What could this mean?

Nipple itching: Usually a sign of allergic dermatitis-change to a all cotton bra.Very rarely in your age group its a rather ominous skin cancer called paget's disease which can be confirmed by a skin biopsy. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and it feels like my nipples are cracking and burning when being looked at them there is nothing there... what could this mean?

Exam: It is time for a breast exam, and if needed ultrasound and mammogram. This condition can occur with ill-fitting bras or tight bra fabric; however, no matter what, you need a breast exam. ...Read more

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I have lumps in my boobs, and purple nipples, what could this mean?

I have lumps in my boobs, and purple nipples, what could this mean?

Likely normal: It is likely that what you are feeling as "lumps" are normal lobules in the breast. "Purple" nipples is just a variation on the normal color. If you are sexually active, and If you miss your period by 4-5 days, do a home pregnancy test. If the result is negative repeat the test 4-5 days later unless you get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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My nipples are kind of purpleish and a little sore what could this mean?

Hormonal: Hi tcarol1, it is likely due to hormones. Sometimes it can mean pregnancy. With pregnancy breast hurt and nipples change color. If this is not a possibility for you, see your primary care or gyn. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My nipples are sore and itchy :( what could this mean? :/

Sore nipples: Is there a rash or redness? Any discharge? Does shirt/blouse rub nipples often? Best to have fp examine area for signs of paget's ds of breast or infectious rash. ...Read more

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My nipples hurt; what can that mean?

My nipples hurt; what can that mean?

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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One of my nipples hurts. What does this mean?

One nipple: Hi a nipple hurting can have many causes. Trauma, hormones, breastfeeding, and even rarely cancer. Please see a surgeon that specializes in diseases of the breast for a complete exam perhaps even a biopsy. Serious conditions are uncommon but early intervention can be a life saver. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your nipples are peely?

What does it mean when your nipples are peely?

Depends: Nipples are subject to skin conditions as anywhere on the body. Try moisurizing with something gentle. Consider coconut oil. If no improvement or continues then have it examined by a doctor ...Read more

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What does it mean when your nipples are erect?

Cold or aroused: Nipples become erect when the temperature is cold or the person is aroused. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What does it mean when boys nipples are hard ?

Puberty: Some boys have swollen hard nipples when they go through puberty. As long as the nipples are not tender, and there is no discharge, it is usually not anything to worry. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a guys nipples are hard?

Normal: Typically nipples are hard because one is cold or excited. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a female's nipples hurt?

What does it mean when a female's nipples hurt?

Various Reasons: 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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If your nipples are hurting what does that mean?

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