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281 Possible Causes for Small Nipples

  • Insect Bite

    Scabies appearance Pimple-like rashes usually on the wrist, elbow, armpit, nipple, waist, belt-line, buttocks, and between the fingers Small, raised lines on the surface of[orkin.com]

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Using a different size of nipple on baby bottles. A nipple that is too large or too small can cause your baby to swallow air.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Oral Candidiasis

    Your baby might also develop oral thrush if he sucks on objects already infected with thrush, like nipples, teats or dummies.[raisingchildren.net.au] The vagina often has small amounts of candida naturally. Children with weak immune systems are more likely to get oral thrush infections.[raisingchildren.net.au]

  • Labor

    Most trials of nipple stimulation for induction or augmentation of labor have had small study populations, and no conclusions could be drawn about the safety of nipple stimulation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Raynaud Phenomenon

    In some cases, it also causes less blood flow to the ears, toes, nipples, knees, or nose. This happens due to spasms of the small blood vessels in those areas.[urmc.rochester.edu]

  • Raynaud's Disease

    Less often, the nose, ears, lips and even nipples are affected. While the condition can be severe, most cases are not difficult to control.[drweil.com] Given the small numbers in the study, it is uncertain as to whether this may be a precipitating factor in developing Raynaud’s phenomenon.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] In either case, it is a disorder that affects small arteries (called arterioles) in the fingers and (sometimes) the toes, causing them to narrow briefly, reducing blood flow[drweil.com]

  • Thrombocytopenia

    The extremities are especially susceptible to the small clots that form because of HIT. If you have any of these signs or symptoms, call your doctor. How Is HIT Treated?[ahajournals.org] Severe indicators of HIT are skin changes that present as bruising or blackening around the heparin injection site as well as the fingers, toes, and nipples that may progress[ahajournals.org]

  • Paget's Disease of the Breast

    It is suggested that patients presenting with nipple involvement only and/or small T1 lesions close to the nipple could be treated with wide local excision and axillary dissection[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During a biopsy, your doctor obtains a small sample of tissue from the skin of your nipple for examination under a microscope.[web.archive.org] Wedge biopsy: A scalpel is used to remove a small wedge of tissue. In some cases, doctors may remove the entire nipple.[medicinenet.com]

  • Mastitis

    Causes Mastitis can occur when bacteria commonly found on the skin enter the nipple through small cracks.[medbroadcast.com] During this procedure, the doctor will make a small incision to help drain any abscesses that have formed due to the infection.[healthline.com] Hand express small quantity of Breast Milk and discard Hand express a sample into a sterile container VIII.[fpnotebook.com]

  • Mammary Paget Disease

    During a biopsy, your doctor obtains a small sample of tissue from the skin of your nipple for examination under a microscope.[web.archive.org] Wedge biopsy: A scalpel is used to remove a small wedge of tissue. In some cases, doctors may remove the entire nipple.[medicinenet.com] Toker cells are normally found in the nipple epithelium and is characterised by clear cytoplasm and small eccentric nuclei.[histopathology-india.net]

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