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what does bumps aroud a females nipples mean?

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Dr. Uzma Chaudhry
17 years experience Internal Medicine
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.
Answered on Nov 10, 2015
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The Montgomery: Glands lubricate the aerola ; nipples. This is important during breast feeding. They usually enlarge during pregnancy and lactation. Take care.
Answered on Mar 14, 2014

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