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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
? abscess: It is possible an infection has set in from the piercing. See you doctor. You may need antibiotics and possibly removal of the nipple piercing.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
Get it checked out: See your physician for an exam and find out whether you have a plugged duct, milk blister or an abscess along with a case of mastitis. All three can g ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes, those are glands of montgomery arranged around the areola in a circle.
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Dr. Michelle Mccusker
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breast issues: These are very normal and are called montgomery glands. Sometimes they can change in appearance, especially with pregnancy. Unless the areas are red, ... Read More
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Dr. Samir Shakfeh
61 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: Called montgomery papilla.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Probably sebum: Sebum is the little bits of creamy oil from glands in certain parts of the body's skin. Sebum keeps the skin waterproof, soft, and free of cracks.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See your MD: Have the area checked.
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam needed: The breast may have an infection or it could be a blocked duct causing the swelling and discomfort. In any event, its best that you have a breast exam ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
You need to be seen: By a doctor. Please talk with your parent or caregiver about this.We cannot give specific medical treatment directions on health tap.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Lump: One would want to know if it is hard and fixed or is it freely moveable. Any discharge from nipple or skin changes around lesion. Any family history ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sexually active?: Miss a period? If yes- take a HPT.
A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Variety of things: It could be a variety of things with benign nevus (mole) being the most likely possibility but a drug reaction and even ectopic breast tissue or acces ... Read More
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