Breast nipples are one of the most delicate areas in a woman's body. Their he alth, condition and changes can indicate both the state of he alth and various changes in a woman's hormonal status.
What do breast nipple changes mean?
1. Discharge from the nipples is normal, but it can also indicate a he alth problem
Many women get scared if they notice a watery discharge from the nipples. This is usually characteristic during pregnancy. It may also be caused by cysts or a symptom of breast cancer.
These symptoms are observed when the discharge flows out without squeezing the nipple. Otherwise, discharge under pressure is considered normal and harmless.
In any case, however, it is good to consult a doctor to make sure you are he althy.
2. Having a third nipple is not uncommon
Many people think that this anomaly is a rare occurrence, but it is not. Thousands of people around the world have a third nipple at birth without suspecting it. It can be located in a completely different place than the chest. It is often confused with a mole. It can be removed with a slight cosmetic correction.
3. Exercising can cause nipple irritation
Abundant sweating, artificial absorbent materials from which sports teams are made, as well as friction during movement can cause irritation, peeling, itching of the nipples. If you notice anything like this, consult a doctor.
4. Hair around the nipples is normal, but sometimes it can indicate a problem
It is considered normal to have hair around the areola of the breast. Usually their removal is not recommended, so that they do not grow inward and cause inflammation.
If you notice that the hairs are becoming too black, thick, hard or multiplying, see a doctor immediately. These changes may suggest breast cancer.
5. Breastfeeding pain happens often
Don't panic if your nipples hurt while breastfeeding. This happens to most breastfeeding women. If the pain becomes too severe, you may have inflammation, so consult your doctor.