Doctors Lounge - Chest Answers
"The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician."
Forum Name: Chest symptoms
Question: Tingling in chest.nipples
|NeedHelpscared - Mon Mar 07, 2005 12:04 pm||
Hi. For the past 2 days or so, I have been experiencing a slight tingling, or vibration in my nipples.upper chest area. It doesn’t hurt, but is kind of weird. Can this be something VERY serious? It ism’t constant, but seems to come back and go away. I am 16 years old. I have had larger puffy nipples for about 3 years, since I started puberty. I am very scared, and hopefully this is something that will just go away and isn’t a big deal. Thanks! I also can feel them, not losing any feeling, so its not numbness. I can barely feel it unless I concentrate hard. Thanks.
|Dr. Safaa Mahmoud - Wed Aug 09, 2006 9:49 pm||
From your other posts, I understood that you have described changes in your breast that are suggestive of Gynecomastia.
During Puberty, many dramatic changes take place in the body.
Many adolescents during sexual maturity develop Gynecomastia which is a true mammary breast tissue is formed and felt as a swelling under the nipple. Slight tingling and vibrations are commonly associated symptoms during these changes.
They usually regress spontaneously. Steroid hormones (as used in asthmatics) and other drugs can increase the size of the breast tissue.
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.