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Added August 01, 2013

Puberty—Nipples Look Different

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As your breasts start to develop during puberty, your nipples will go through some changes as well. As you start to get breasts, you may notice that the areola, the dark skin around the nipple, starts to grow.


As your whole breast gets larger, both your nipple and your areola will get darker in color and also start to "stick out" a little. That is, they'll become their own little mound on top of your breast.


Some girls' nipples stick out when they're cold or excited; other girls' don't. If yours do, and this bothers you, you can choose to wear a bra with a little bit of padding so your nipples aren't as visible.


Some girls are born with what are called inverted or retracted nipples. Inverted nipples are like innie belly buttons: They stick inward instead of outward. Inverted nipples are totally normal.


It's not unusual for your puberty nipples to give out a little bit of milky fluid, so don't freak out if this happens to you.

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Posted October 27, 2014
It is unrelated to my period, but, does anybody know a cause for severe breast/nipple pain? It is very severe pain. Thanks. Reply asap
Posted July 29, 2014
Blue tiger love 123 inverted nipples are when the nipples are inward instead of outward like they should if you have inverted nipples know you are not alone.
Posted June 16, 2014
my nipples gets tender during ovulation and when i wear a foam bra it makes me feel so uncomfortable,what bra will be good for me.HELP!
Posted May 19, 2014
My breasts are sooooooooooooo big and lots of girls at my school always make fun of them... :(
Posted April 12, 2014
This is very helpful
Posted March 29, 2014
@Helpingirlz1 , don't be afraid it's apart of growing up. You shouldn't feel embarrassed for what your body does naturally. So what if they stare of tease a bit, keep your head held high and ignore them.
Posted March 29, 2014
Helping Girlz- Maybe you could wear something ELSE under the tank, on top of the bra. Sounds weird, but try it out by slowly approaching your family. Once you've mentally verified that they're ok with it, then try wearing the bra alone under the tank! If they still give you weird looks, then don't sweat, unless someone actually gathers the courage to ASK about it ;) And then... Well, your on your own for then. Sorry :( But hopefully no one WILL give u questionable looks!
Posted March 29, 2014
What are inverted nipples?
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Posted August 13, 2013
i suggest if you are gonna start wearing a bra wear one during the summ to get used to it :) hope i helped
Posted January 07, 2014
I wear a bra but im afraid to wear my padded bra under a tanktop infront of my family or friends! help
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