I had a breast reduction 7 years ago and I have too much nipple sensation...my nipples are very sensative and always hard. I went from a 36DD to a C...is this normal and what can I do because it's very embarrassing?
After Breast Reduction, My Nipples Are Extremely Sensitive and Always Hard; Is This Normal?
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Sensitive nipples after breast reduction
Nipple sensation after breast reduction
Nipple sensitivity years after a breast reduction
This is an uncommon problem to have sensitivity of the nipple 7 years after surgery. It is possible to have the nipple reduced so it is not so prominent.
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Sensitive, firm nipples after breast reduction
Although not common, what you are describing can happen after a breast reduction. Usually the sensitivity does not last this long but, obviously, it can. If nipples are firm and prominent and show in clothing (which can be embarrassing) I have found that they can be shortened in an office procedure under a local. The patients who have had this done have been quite happy. The alternative is to get bras that are firmer and don't let the nipples show, or put tape or a band-aid over them to camouflage their prominence. Good luck.
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