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.
Breast Problems After Breastfeeding
WebMD explains how breastfeeding can affect your breasts. Learn what to expect and how to deal with certain breast problems.
The Basics of Breast Problems
WebMD's guide to breast problems, including breast pain and breast lumps.