Fissure of the nipple

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Fissure of the nipple
Joggers nipple.jpg
An irritated nipple, or jogger's nipple, acquired while riding a bike on a warm day.

Fissure of the nipple is a condition that is the result of irritation of one or both nipples as the result of the friction of clothing against the nipple during physical exercise. This condition can develop in surfers[1] who do not wear rash guards.

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  1. ^ Iain Brown. "Surfer's Nipple". Causes of Nipple and Breast Pain in Surfers. Archived from the original on 27 April 2014. Retrieved 4 June 2013.

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