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what does it mean when a has pimples around her nipples?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
These are likely: Montgomery glands if they are on the areola (colored area around nipple). They help to lubricate the nipple and surrounding tissues.

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A 17-year-old female asked:

My nipples have large raised bumps some that look to be filled with something like a pimple they are on and around my nipples they come and go?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Probably: These are probably enlarge oil glands or sweat glands.

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