Nipple Problems Directory
The nipples may become sore or inflamed for many reasons. Some women experience nipple problems while breastfeeding. Some cancers of the breast affect the nipples. Sometimes, a nipple discharge can signal a health problem. Treatments are available for each of these conditions. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how nipple problems arise, symptoms of these problems, how to treat them, and much more.
What Causes Inverted Nipples?
Some women have nipples that point inward, called inverted nipples. You may have been born this way. But if it starts to happen later in life, it could be a sign of a medical problem that needs to be checked by a doctor.
Breast and Nipple Discharge: What It Could Mean
WebMD explains breast and nipple discharge and what it might indicate. Know what to look for and learn about the possible reasons for discharge.
Paget's Disease of the Breast
Paget's disease of the breast, also known as Paget's disease of the nipple, is a rare form of breast cancer, with symptoms such as burning and dryness near the nipple. Learn more about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this rare breast cancer.
Nipple Piercing: Risks, Aftercare, and Safety
Find out more about nipple piercing, from health risks and breastfeeding with a pierced nipple to safety tips and aftercare.