U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Canada
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?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
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.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Jan 15, 2021

Disclaimer:

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.