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A 21-year-old female asked:

i am pregnant and i noticed some black dots around my areola, is it normal?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Could be: The skin around the nipple can change in color when pregnant and certain hormones change/fluctuate throughout your pregnancy. At your next prenatal visit, have your provider examine your areolar area to be safe though. Congratulations.

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Last updated Sep 2, 2013

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