jogger's nipple (redirected from Fissure of the nipple)
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nipple irritation caused by friction of the skin against clothing worn during exercise.
jogger's nipple Sports medicine Tenderness or frank pain of the nipples of long-distance runners of both sexes, caused by repeated rubbing of the runner's shirt against the protruding nipples which, after 20+ km, abrades the skin Prevention Band-Aids™ or plastic strips placed in an 'X' on the nipple before race
jogger's nipple Painful inflammation of the nipple caused by constant rubbing against a garment in the course of recreational running.
jogger's nipple a painful condition caused by friction of the nipple against clothing, seen particularly in both male and female distance runners. Can be reduced or prevented by the use of lubricating jelly.