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    Old 10-24-2004, 09:45 PM   #1
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    Question Help! Inverted Nipples?! advice please

    Okay a couple of weeks ago my sister came to me and told me she dont know whats wronge with her nipples and shes scared to tell my mom she is 14 and she gots Inverted nipples and i'm her bigger sister and i want to help her in any way i can and i never went through that promble and i ask my mom about it and she said that her mother gots inverted nipples to ...so i guess it ruins in the family but i never had them nither as my mother ..but my younger sister dose ..i'm really worried because i heard about it that u can get really bad infections in side the nipple if u dont clean it and is there any way that it would grow back to a regural nipple since she is still growing i mean she showed it to me its like a hole there and it dosen't come out at all.since she is still younge is there any ways to fix them now like sugry .. cause she is really upset about it cause she knows that what regual nipples looks like and she never knew about this and its new to her and i just want to give her the best advise or help i can give her .. i mean i know all girls an't the same but something like that worries me cause shes my little sister and i dont want her to be embassered at all... i really dont know to much about inverted nipples soo could any of u out there gots this promble or knows bout this PLease help....

    thanks

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    Old 10-25-2004, 12:12 AM   #2
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    Re: Help! Invert Nipples?! advise please

    Inverted nipples are often caused by muscle or other tissue within the breast attaching to the nipple and thus pulling it inward. Talk to a general practitioner and they can refer you to the proper specialist, but the surgery to fix it is basically a quick snip with very little involved. I'm a guy and my left nipple was inverted, I had the surgery done this summer, and it now looks completely normal; recovery period was about 3 weeks and i had very little pain.

     
    Old 10-25-2004, 09:04 AM   #3
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    Re: Help! Invert Nipples?! advise please

    did the surgery hurt at all? was there any bleeding after the surgery?How long did it take to heal up to look like a regural nipple? How much did it cost?

    thanks for ur help

     
    Old 10-26-2004, 01:44 AM   #4
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    Re: Help! Invert Nipples?! advise please

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    did the surgery hurt at all? was there any bleeding after the surgery?How long did it take to heal up to look like a regural nipple? How much did it cost?

    thanks for ur help
    The part that hurt most was when they gave me the local anaesthetic, after that I didn't feel a thing in my chest area for about 6-hours, and I even had to go through a bumpy car ride home and didn't have any pain.

    There was a small amount of bleeding for a few days after the surgery as the cut sealed up, but they had provided me with plenty of gauze bandages and antibiotic ointment.

    It took about 4 weeks to completely heal, although I was ok to do all normal activities within about a week or so.

    As for the cost, I couldn't actually tell you that one as it was a follow-up from a surgery I had the previous summer so it was free. The first surgery I had was a pretty costly one, but because I was under 18 at the time insurance covered it (it was technically a type of cosmetic surgery, but cosmetic surgery doesn't exist for minors). Since you said your sister is also under 18, you should definitely check with your insurance company.

    If you have any other questions feel free to ask, glad I could help.

     
    Old 10-30-2004, 09:43 AM   #5
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    There is a product called the "nipplette" . It is used to draw the nipple out permanently. Moms who want to nurse often use them.

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    Old 10-30-2004, 10:15 PM   #6
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    Re: Help! Invert Nipples?! advise please

    well thanks for all ur replys i'll try to do the best i can for my sister... all one more question if my sister gets her nipple peired when shes over 18 will that work to pull the nipple out cause i seen on websites saying it did but i would think that the nipple ring would rip the skin ... and if she gets this done on BOth nipples would see be able to breast feed her kids when she gets older? well thanks for all your help..!

     
    Old 12-18-2004, 05:21 PM   #7
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    Re: Help! Invert Nipples?! advise please

    i also have inverted nipples and its embarassing. is there any way to get them out? is it stuck?

     
    Old 12-19-2004, 08:15 AM   #8
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    Re: Help! Invert Nipples?! advise please

    Other than the "nipplette", there is a product made by a company called Nipple Fun Wear that is supposed to help fix inverted nipples.

     
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