To my mind, nipples are just great! They are not only there in your body as decorative elements, but they perform incredibly at feeding your baby, they can also bring you outstanding pleasure, moreover your nipples can actually clue you into some serious health problems and that’s how amazing this area of your body is. As you already know, we all are physically different and so are your nipples; they come in diverse shapes as well as sizes. Here are some interesting facts related to your nipples that you might want to know.
Your nipples might not be alike
As you might know it, nobody is 100% symmetrical and so your nipples are as different as snowflakes. Having said this, now you know that those two nipples on your body may not be a mirror image of each other and this is completely normal; actually, men and many women can grow hairs around their nipples, this is due to the fact that our entire bodies are covered in often almost invisible hair. For this reason, if you as a woman notice that your sister, mother or girlfriend do not have hairs on their nipples but you do, remember that diversity is a strength and the fact that you have hairs and other women you know don’t is the proof that you are different, and normal.
Even if you are not pregnant or breastfeeding, your nipples can discharge
Discharging a milky or clear liquid from our nipples is something normal that can occur in most women. So, if your squeeze your nipples and notice any small quantity of liquid coming from them, don’t worry because and keep in mind that each nipple has about 15 to 20 tiny openings, some of them are connected to milk ducts. On the other hand, if you are not squeezing your nipples, and you see that the discharge is bloody or coming from one of your breasts, it will be time to make an appointment with a care professional as the discharge may be the result of a benign growth, a harmless cyst or even breast cancer.
Your nipples are not exactly gym lovers
Ok, we all know that working out is highly recommended to enjoy of a healthy body however, you need to know that your nipples are not precisely gym lovers. The fact that a well- fitting sport bra can contribute to avoid your nipples to chafe is true, therefore you may make sure you count on some pairs of this type of sport bra. But, in case you notice that after a vigorous workout routine your nipples are red, itchy or chafed, you will know that these are the consequences of exercising. Moreover, you can prevent your nipples from suffering while working out by dabbing on some petroleum jelly before a running session, in this way you will be preventing your nipples from end up irritated.
You can notice little bumps around your areola, that just fine
Those little bumps you can see around your areola are actually glands, and everyone have them; they might be different from person to person, therefore it is completely normal to see that some of them are bigger, smaller, whiter or pinker than others. In addition, I might let you know that as long as those bumps you have on your areola come and go, as well as do not keep growing and growing, you won’t have to worry about them. But if you notice they are constantly changing their sizes, and that issue does not back to normal, the best idea you can think of is going to your doctor.
Your nipples are capable of making you feel pleasure
It is well- known that nipples are erogenous zones for women and for many men too, there is a study made by the Journal of Sexual Medicine which has shown that the sensation from nipple stimulation travels to the exactly same centers of the brain as sensations from the vagina, clitoris or cervix. On the other hand, that pleasure center inside the brain might not be felt by some people, Alyssa Dweck, M.D, co- author of V is for Vagina, was interviewed by Cosmopolitan.com and she said that there are a lot of patients who stand their nipples are so sensitive that they can actually experiment pain when their partners stimulate them in sexual play, this lead us think that once again we all are different; thus, everybody has diverse erogenous zones.
There is a good chance that your friends or any family member has a third nipple
Even though it is an uncommon probability, through your life you may know people who have three or more nipples, these extra nipples are known as “supernumerary nipples” are very similar to a mole or mark. Although they look like a nipple, it is important for you to know that extra nipples will never develop into breasts; they can show up anywhere on the body.