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A female asked:

Never been pregnant, always had white spots on my nipples and areola. down side is breast cancer runs in the family. should i be worried?

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Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Hematology and Oncology 33 years experience
Not about the spots: But if there is a family history of br ca, you may need closer surveillance. The spots are likely just areas with less pigment.
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