We all have them, regardless of sex. But with breasts having been sexualised in women long ago, females are more typically ready to scrutinise the appearance of them. But whether you class yourself as having big nipples or small ones; bumpy ones or hairy ones, it's important to remember they're normal. And they're absolutely fine as they are. Aesthetics , tells Cosmopolitan. As a result of this self-imposed pressure to conform, Dr Dirk says that a large element of his work is now "educating patients about what is normal". And that's what this is all about. These changes, he explains, are "often due to shifting hormone levels in the body, such as those that take place during puberty, menstruation, pregnancy, and breastfeeding ahead of lactation. These bumps are called Montgomery glands," explains Dr Dirk.
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Which naturally left me asking, "Why are my nipples so big?"
You probably know that breasts come in all different sizes and colors, but did you know that there are different types of nipples, too? Actually, there are eight different kinds of nipples, says Dr. Tsippora Shainhouse, M. All of them are normal, and it's certainly possible to have a combination of two or more types like protruding and bumpy or flat and hairy, for example.
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Leah told a telly doc that no one else in her family has the condition, and asked: "Why do I? She lifted her armpit and squeezed milk out of a spare growth in front of shocked audience members during the appearance, which has since gone viral after being recently shared online. Leah is not alone, One Direction star Harry Styles recently confirmed he has four nipples , during an interview about his new film Dunkirk. The rare occurrence is caused by a condition called polythelia , where excess breast tissue develops along the milk lines - that run from above the arm pit to our legs.
She has them, he has them, some have more than one pair of them — the nipple is a wondrous thing. How we feel about our bodies and all its working parts can be loaded, but perhaps no body part elicits quite as much mixed emotion as the breast — for both men and women. And yet, nipples are as individual as we are, with all kinds of surprising quirks up their sleeve. So do yourself a little favor and get to know your nips more — even the smallest detail could be a conversation starter about health, or pleasure. Your nipples can be flat, protruding, inverted, or unclassified multiple or divided. The nipple is at the very center portion of your breast, and is linked to the mammary glands , where milk is produced. The areola is the darker colored area surrounding the nipple. Stimulation or cold temperatures can also temporarily cause nipples to protrude. This is called double and bifurcated nipple. Depending on the ductal system, both nipples may be able to produce milk for infants.