QUESTION: Yeah, that's it in a nutshell. My fiancee has constantly erect nipples. Yup. They don't hurt, they're not discolored and his pectoral area is in no way lumpy or anything. He's been this way since he was about 14; he's 30 now. Aside from making sure he's healthy, I'm concerned because when he presses hard up against something (ie moving couches, etc.), it hurts. Also, I can hardly touch his chest without him squealing that I'm overstimulating his nipples and to quit. Any advice?
ANSWER: Hi Jennifer,
This can be a normal thing for some men. All nipple tissue, regardless of gender, have erectile capability. He is just more sensitive than most. Nothing to worry about.
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QUESTION: Thank you for replying! As you can imagine, this is rather an embarrassing topic for him to discuss with his GP. One last question for you: is there anything that can be done for it, and do we know the cause for permanently erect nipples?
I am not aware of any treatment for this other than desensitizing them with constant massage. you might seek the advice of a dermatlogist and see if they have anything to offer.
I don't see any harm other than for the discomfort they cause.