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Should I worry if I have a third nipple?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
Third or accessory nipples are nothing to worry about. In my breast surgery practice, I see women with this pathology quite often. They are normally found along a parameridian line along the upper abdomen or lower chest directly under the actual nipple. 
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Having a third nipple, or extra mammary nipple, is a common condition. In this video, Dr. Oz shows an animation that depicts how third nipples are formed in the womb.

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