How long after inverted nipple correction surgery will my nipples stop feeling tingly all the time?

I had bilateral inverted nipple correction surgery 2 days ago, both nipples were grade 3 with little to no sensitivity. Ever since the surgery my nipples feel like they're constantly being stimulated. It's not painful, just strangely tingly and while it wasn't that bad to start with, after a while it's quite frustrating. How long does this tend to last?

Doctor Answers 1

Nipple sensitivity

It's not unusual to have abnormal sensations after nipple surgery due to nerves being cut, stretched, or irritated. These sensations will most often get better with time, but how long it takes will be unpredictable. It may take a month or possibly longer. 


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