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Why is my nipple inverted?

Why is my nipple inverted?

Why Nipple Inversion: If you have always had an inverted nipple then it is usually caused by shotened milk ducts and internal fibrous tissue. If it is a new finding then see your doctor as it may represent a malignancy. To correc this, i recommend trying a non surgical approach called the nipplette. It is a suction device that works for most women. It can be found on line and you do not need a prescription. ...Read more

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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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Why is my nipple inverted after breast reduction?

Why is my nipple inverted after breast reduction?

Depends: If the nipple was inverted before the procedure then breast reduction alone will not correct that. If it wasn't beforehand, there may be some traction/tension on the deeper tissues that are pulling the nipple into the breast mound. If its early after surgery, swelling of the surrounding tissue can give the appearance of inversion. Go back and talk to your surgeon and let him/her evaluate you. ...Read more

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Why are my nipples inverted? Is that bad?

Inverted nipples: It isn't that uncommon. Not to worry, most women with inverted nipples are able to breastfeed. However, if a nipple that previously protruded becomes inverted that should be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Why is my left nipple inverted however my right nipple is normal?

Natural asymmetry: People are naturally asymmetrical. With that said, if this is new then as previously mentioned it should be evaluated by a physician familiar with breast disease. Some women have had inverted nipples sine they developed. If nothing other than the inverted nipple is discovered it can be corrected surgically. ...Read more

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Why is my nipple now inverted, it wasn't that way before breast reduction surgery?

Why is my nipple now inverted, it wasn't that way before breast reduction surgery?

Most likely scarring: Nipple inversion after breast surgery is usually due to scarring which retracts and leads to inversion. With breast reduction, this can also be caused by fat necrosis. The correction involves releasing tethering fibers or shortened ducts. As always, i also recommend regular breast exams as inversion may also be caused by malignancy, but post-operative inversion is almost always due scarring. ...Read more

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Why are my inverted nipples suddenly popping out?

Why are my inverted nipples suddenly popping out?

You have grade1: Inverted nipple grade 1 refers to nipples that can easily be pulled out, by using finger pressure around the aureola. The grade 1 inverted nipple maintains its projections and rarely retracts. Also, grade 1 inverted nipples may occasionally pop up without manipulation or pressure. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my 43yr old inverted nipples spontanously staying out?

I'm wondering why are my 43yr old inverted nipples spontanously staying out?

Nipple inversion: Hormonal changes is the most common cause for nipples to become erect. Cold weather can do the same. At age 45, you should have a mammogram and a physical breast exam to rule out anything serious. ...Read more

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24yrs old, lost roughly 20lbs, right breast very wrinkly, has bumps on areola/whitish bumps on nipple.Left breast slightly wrinkled, nipple inverted.

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