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A 23-year-old female asked:

Hi! i think ive noticed a change on my right areola. it seems stretched out on the bottom and does not form a round circle anymore compare to the left one. ive never been pregnant and im not pregnant. can this be a sign of breast cancer?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Areolar form ?'s: A change in the areola as described is not generally associated with actual or potential cancer. With increasing maturity, and weight changes, the physical dimensions of the areola may change. See your gyn physician for an exam and evaluation of the stated change.

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