U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 35-year-old female asked:

I have found a small hard lump on my daughter's areola. it seems to be close to the skin surface. she says it doesn't hurt. should i be concerned?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Context ?: You get the most from this site when you provide background information followed by a related question. The first thought that comes to mind is the emergence of nipple enlargement on one or both sides as a girl enters puberty. This can emerge from about 9-13. If this fits, fine. If not, please start over with background information.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Mar 16, 2021


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.