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What causes a split nipple and is it a cause of concern ?

hi i one of my nipples is normal but the other one is split should i be worried please help
Mon, 30 Jan 2012
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A slightly split nipple is not A PROBLEM AS THE NIPPLE CONTAINS MULTIPLE SMALL small openings from different glands. Sometimes due to these openings only the nipple seems to be split but on looking at it carefully you can see that it is just a fold of skin.
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