Both of my nipples are inverted?

I had major surgery & lost an extreme amount of weight very quickly. I noticed after surgery both my nipples were inverted. I've always had flat nipples. I'm 57 yrs old but haven't had a mammogram in several years. Should I be concerned. I'm not having pain or discharge & have not felt any abnormalities.

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Bilateral Inverted Nipples

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Thank you for your question.  The fact that both nipples are now inverted is probably indicative that it is nothing serious.  You should have a mammogram just to update your health history before this procedure.  This procedure is done in our office with local numbing and is a fairly rapid recovery.  Make sure you see a board certified plastic surgeon.  Good luck in your search.

Both of my nipples are inverted?

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Thank you for your question.  It would be unlikely that anything serious is occurring to both breasts.  Having said that no online reviewer can diagnose or make a treatment recommendation without a complete medical history and examination.  I would recommend you see your physician and have an updated mammogram to start.  Good luck.

David J. Wages, MD
Peabody Plastic Surgeon
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