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Learn about the diseases and conditions that may cause an inverted nipple. Nipple inversion can be congenital or caused by breast cancer, mastitis, or trauma, among other causes. Pinpoint your symptoms and signs with MedicineNet's Symptom Checker.
With breast cancer, inverted nipples can be caused from a growing tumor under the nipple distorting and creating traction on the overlying areolar tissue or breast ductal system. If one has always had a nipple inversion, it is usually from lack of support or lack of a foundation in the breast tissue beneath the nipple.
Thirdly, breast cancer is treatable and manageable. The presence of a breast cancer inverted nipple should not signify the end of the world for a patient. Thus, if someone develops an inverted nipple, it should be examined by a doctor as soon as possible to determine if its cancerous.
Nipple retraction, which can also be called nipple inversion, invaginated nipple, or inverted nipple, is the name given when the point of the breast turns inward or become
Yesterday my mum who is 76 was told she had breast cancer. Her nipple had become inverted 3 weeks ago and she immediately took action. They are suggesting she have a
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