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A 22-year-old female asked:

My breast are sore, dark rings around my areolas and veiny breast but not pregnant and on birth control pills. what going on?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Areolae: The hormones present in your birth control pills are causing darkening of your areolae.

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