Managing Nipple Concerns
Some health issues may be embarrassing to talk about, even with your physician. For you, discussing your breasts or nipples may be uncomfortable, but it is important to bring any issues up with your physician as these issues could have bigger underlying problems.
An inverted nipple, or nipple inversion, is a condition where the nipple, instead of pointing outward, is retracted into the breast. There are many different causes that may make a nipple pull inward. Learn more about nipple inversion and what it may mean from Dr. Dan Douglas, surgeon with DuPage Medical Group.
Nipple discharge is any fluid that comes out of the nipple area of your breast. Sometimes discharge form your nipples is okay and will get better on its own, but it is important to find out what is causing it and to get treatment. Listen as Dr. John Hamby, surgeon with DuPage Medical Group, talks more about nipple discharge and when you should be concerned.