Puffy nipples, also known as “puffy areolas,” refer to a condition where the areolas (the darker, circular area surrounding the nipples) appear swollen or protrude more than usual. This can sometimes be a natural variation in breast anatomy, but it can also be a sign of certain hormonal imbalances or underlying medical conditions. One typical gynecomastia symptom is puffy nipples. Male breasts that have gynecomastia tend to swell and appear larger than usual. Although it can happen at any time, it most frequently affects older men and teenage boys.
Opting for puffy nipple surgery, also known as areola reduction surgery, is a personal decision that individuals make for various reasons. Some potential reasons for considering this surgery include: