Supernumerary nipple

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What is supernumerary nipple?

Supernumerary nipple(s) is the presence of an extra nipple(s) in addition to the 2 nipples normally appearing on the chest. It is usually below the normal nipples. The accessory nipple usually follows the milk line (starting from underarm to groin area).

Common symptoms reported by people with supernumerary nipple

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with supernumerary nipple

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with supernumerary nipple, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with supernumerary nipple

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with supernumerary nipple, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has supernumerary nipple on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 0
40s 1
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from supernumerary nipple patients who have completed their condition history
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