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What are inverted nipples?

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April 05, 2016 2:18PM

Inverted nipple is a condition where the nipple is outward instead of pointing, It retracted into the breast. In some cases the nipple will be temporarily protruded if stimulated.

Inverted nipples are caused by tightened breast duct tissue and may be due to a variety of reasons like:

  • Trauma which can be caused by conditions such as fat necrosis.
  • Breast sagging
  • Breast cancer
  • Breast abscess or mastitis
  • Recurrent infections
  • Pregnancy

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Inverted nipples can be congenital. It can also be from breastfeeding or trauma. Surgery, cancer, and pregnancy can also cause inverted nipples.

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How to clean inverted nipples too sensitive to come out?? Can peroxide help? Mammogrames are normal...

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i was told by my doctor that i had inverted nipples. the first thing i tried was complicated and confusing. that was when a friend introduced to me Pippetop. It is a great device and i would recommend it to anyone trying to get their nipples to come out.

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Don't be overly concerned about it. Some people have inverted nipples. Do not worry about it!

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Inverted nipples do not cause breast cancer.

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liams mams inverted nipples.

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You can buy from Supple Cups directly. Quoted from website: "Supple Cups are an amazing innovative new product to aid expecting Mom's with flat or inverted nipples. Supple Cups can correct flat or inverted nipples with great success. Flat or inverted nipples can and usually do cause problem with early breastfeeding. Supple cups can eliminate any foreseeable problems by pulling out and elongating flat or inverted nipples, creating longer and larger nipples in the process."

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alot of women do have inverted nipples and have always been like it but if they all of a sudden become inverted you should get this checked out by your gp as it can be a sign of breast cancer.

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Normally they do not, but inverted nipples to occur rarely. At birth all nipples are inverted, this is because of the way glands develope as an embryo, but normall proliferation of the mesenchyme behind the nipple will push it out shortly after birth.

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Some %. I don't believe there is a book that records this information. Some women only have one nipple that is inverted. Others may start that way but with a persistent baby who latches on very well the inverted nipples may both end up not inverted.

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It may mean an underlying cyst or tumor.

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Your nipples are probably not "sucked in", but simply inverted. Some people's nipples are just naturally this way, and is not harmful or bad in any way. Everyone's breasts and nipples vary wildly, despite what you see in the media. Inverted nipples are not normally an issue for breastfeeding or anything else. Surgery is possible to change the shape and protrusion.

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Inverted nipples are normal for both boys and girls and common. Often during puberty the nipples may come out. However, if you become obese they could get worse. There is a minor surgery that I do not recommend. Make sure you consult your doctor.

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Because it is genetic, ony ten percent of girls have inverted or nipples that face in whereas the other ninety percent have nipples that go outward

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Yes, it is completley normal, infact i have them myself darling, nothing to be worried about..

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no, you should have a doctor check that out right away

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Actress Leah Remini has never publicly stated whether or not she has inverted nipples or not. They may not be seen because she may use nipple shields to keep them from sticking out.

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Inverted nipples are normal for some kids but i dont think the "smelly stuff" is. I think you should get her a checkup.

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I've had inverted nipples since I was since...I've been using this product called Pippetop for the pass 5 days and I can actually see my nipples but it's going to take a full 3 months to get them to stay out so I'm going to keep using the product and see how it goes!! Look it up cause I would recommend it!!

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Well by you saying that your nipples don't stick out I assume that you do have nipples. Not every woman's nipples stick out. It is like a belly button. Most are innies and some are outies. Some women have inverted nipples. It is really nothing you can change though. It is just a unique part of your body.

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Yes, but it is funny ahaaa.. if you want them to come out i suggest you turn to breast feeding ahaaa

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Changes in appearance of your nipples should be examined by a doctor, whatever your age.

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Many women who have inverted nipples are still able to breastfeed a child. Due to the fact that a baby does not feed just from the nipple but rather from the breast, it is stated that as long as the baby can get the mouth around the breast rather than just the nipple there should be no problems. It is stated that about 10% of women have this problem.

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On many breast cancer support sites, this doesn't appear to be a sign of breast cancer. Many websites list inverted nipples or a lump behind the nipple as being a sign.