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What does bumps aroud a females nipples mean?

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Dr. Uzma Chaudhry
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Montgomery glands: They are called montgomery glands or areolar skin glands. Their function is partially unknown, but scientists suppose they secrete a liquid that lubricates the nipple/areola area.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
The Montgomery: Glands lubricate the aerola ; nipples. This is important during breast feeding. They usually enlarge during pregnancy and lactation. Take care.

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