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Puberty/Puffy nipples; Puberty or fat?


I've had puffy nipples for maybe a year or two now. I'm wondering if this is due to fat or puberty. If it is fat, I will work on fat loss to get rid of them, but if it's just puberty, should I expect them to go away on their own? Here's some more info:

I'm 16 years old. I weigh 145 lbs and I've weighed 145 lbs for maybe a year or two, also. It isn't likely that I would lose or gain weight. I exercise every Mon-Fri. I work on chest exercises frequently and my pecs are pretty muscular. In fact, most of my body does not appear fat at all except for my nipples. I do have abs.. I run 4 times a week, I lift every day except for Saturday and Sunday. So all in all, I'm pretty athletic and somewhat well built, which is why the nipples are surprising to me. Because of this, I've tried to determine that the puffy nipples are just from puberty. But is there any way I can know for sure? Thanks in advance.

There are different stages of breast development and some of them people would say their nipples are puffy or "fatty" but what people often forget is that breasts are nothing more then fatty tissue that has a role in life to provide milk to infants and the fat is key to doing that. So this is most likely just a stage of development that you are going through and as your breasts develop they may or may not become less puffy but they will look and feel more natural. The only way to be sure this is just puberty and not something like a weight concern or something more serious is to either talk with your parents or have them take you to see your families medical provider. They will be able to look and feel the breast tissues and determine whether this is a normal stage or if more actions need to be taken.

If those two ways are unavailable or too uncomfortable I would be happy to try and help you determine whether this is just normal or something else. In order for that to happen I would need more information on the looks and feel of the breasts and that may be too private to discuss publicly so you can always ask a PRIVATE question on this web site or feel free to e-mail me about this or any other questions you may have.


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