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Could Weight Loss, Stress and Anxiety Have Caused my Inverted Nipple?

i havent always had it but its been months im already scheduled to see a doctor but am very curious and worried as i kno it sometimes is a sign of cancer for some women. it looks like to me it s a grade 1 or 2 but im ver y scared oh and i am 21 years old an A cup weigh 103 5'1 or 5'2

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Causes of inverted nipples

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Neither weight loss, anxiety nor stress could cause changes in the shape or inversion of the nipple. However, as this can be a sign of breast cancer, although you are young, you should seek medical attention.


New York Plastic Surgeon
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Inverted nipples

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An inverted nipple can be genetic and can also be due to scarring or even cancer.  At your age, it is unlikey cancer, but it is good to be checked out. If it is a benign inverted nipple, there are procedures that can release it.

Steven Wallach, MD
Manhattan Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 15 reviews

New inverted nipple causes

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In an older patient with a new inverted nipple there is a worry of breast cancer but this is extremely unlikely in your case.  Consult with a surgeon to see what he may find.  None of the other things you mentioned would have caused this.

Terrence Murphy, MD
Englewood Plastic Surgeon
4.5 out of 5 stars 9 reviews

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