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What causes darkening of nipples?

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Dr. Leto Quarles
Family Medicine
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In brief: Hormone changes

Nipples become darker as we enter puberty, and a woman's nipples will often darken with pregancy.
If not in puberty or pregnant and sudden darkening or one nipple looks different from the other, best to have your doctor take a look to check for other problems.

In brief: Hormone changes

Nipples become darker as we enter puberty, and a woman's nipples will often darken with pregancy.
If not in puberty or pregnant and sudden darkening or one nipple looks different from the other, best to have your doctor take a look to check for other problems.
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