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Is it normal to have extra nipples?

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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
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In brief: Yes

Some people are born with an accessory or extra nipple.
It occurs in the midline below the normal nipple. It can even excrete milk in some individuals during pregnancy. It can be surgically removed.

In brief: Yes

Some people are born with an accessory or extra nipple.
It occurs in the midline below the normal nipple. It can even excrete milk in some individuals during pregnancy. It can be surgically removed.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Extra nipples

Out of 502 patients, 28 (5.
6%) exhibited a supernumerary nipple of small (only areola with diameter less than 30% of normal areola) or middle size (areola with nipple, diameter 30%-50% of normal areola). The male/female ratio was 20/8 and left/right side ratio 15/7 in males and 5/4 in females. Conclusion: a supernumerary areola or a supernumerary areola with nipple is a frequent finding.

In brief: Extra nipples

Out of 502 patients, 28 (5.
6%) exhibited a supernumerary nipple of small (only areola with diameter less than 30% of normal areola) or middle size (areola with nipple, diameter 30%-50% of normal areola). The male/female ratio was 20/8 and left/right side ratio 15/7 in males and 5/4 in females. Conclusion: a supernumerary areola or a supernumerary areola with nipple is a frequent finding.
Dr. Michael Fisher
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