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Apparently There Are 8 Different Types Of Nipples

Yup, you heard right!
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It’s certainly no secret that every pair of boobs are different. They’re super unique to each individual and come in loads of different shapes, sizes and colours. But what you may not know in the craziness that is the human body, is that there are actually eight different types of nipples. Yup, you heard right!
This info came from Dr Tsippora Shainhouse, a board-certified dermatologist and paediatrician, who also shares that it’s extremely common to have more than one of the below types.

1. Flat
The nipple and areola are completely flat, although it may become more distinct with cold temperature or stimulation.
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2. Puffy
As the name suggests, the entire nipple is puffy or has a bloated look. This is common amongst teens.
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3. Inverted
The nipples are drawn into the breast.
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4. Unilateral inverted 
One nipple is raised and the other is drawn into the breast.
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5. Protruding
Nipples are naturally raised above the areola and may become more distinct with cold temperature or stimulation.
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6. Bumpy
Small bumps on the areola surrounding the nipple, known as Montgomery Glands. They are nothing to worry about and while every woman has them, some are just more noticeable than others.
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7. Hairy
Don’t fret, some odd stray hairs growing out of the areola area isn’t out of the ordinary. They are safe to groom.
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8. Supernumerary
Otherwise known as an extra nipple on the body – although it’s rare, it can happen. Take our man crush Harry Styles as a prime example!
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Do these sound right to you? Or do you have a different type?

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