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Acanthosis Nigricans: If it is associated with increased weight, this may represent acanthosis nigricans. This is a benign condition that can be associated with pre-diabetes. Other causes include post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, or other causes. See a dermatologist to evaluate this condition. ...Read more
Asymmetry is common.: The amount of breast tissue a woman has is genetically determined. This includes areola size. Most parts of your body are not symmetric and identically sized, including breasts, and there is nothing "abnormal" about one nipple, areola, or entire breast somewhat larger or smaller than the other. If this is a new change for you, however, it's best to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Normal areolae have variable sizes and shapes. What appears to be sagging is normal.
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Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
No: See primary care physician person to evaluate rough hard edge around Areola ...Read more
No: I do not see in my expertise it would pose a problem or problems though. ...Read more
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Get eval: Pain for over 1 week should be evaluated. Get an exam to assess the area. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes/no: Female areola can be either. Some are soft naturally and some are doughy and the rest are hard (especially if frequently touch or plays with it). ...Read more
It's possible.: It could be a normal variant or from greater stimulation (you know what I mean!) take care! ...Read more
Normally different: Although most parts of our body have left and right counterparts, their size may vary. Ie. Ears may be slightly higher on one side than the other. It is normal to have areolas different in size. It is a normal variant if this is not a new change. ...Read more
Slightly: Could be due to hormonal, infectious, glandular or skin related condition. Difficult to tell without examination, which I highly recommend. ...Read more
What are the causes of areola changes? I have noticed a very slight change in the shape of my right areola, in one small area it seems that it has stretched out. Basically the overall shape is not perfectly round as it has always been. I am slightly conce
Hello.: Hello. Areolas often become stretched out during pregnancy or breast feeding. Even without pregnancy, the areola is subject to changes over time. Things which can impact the areola include hormonal changes, birth control pills, aging, and some medications. However, if your skin is puckering inward or an underlying mass is palpated, that needs to be evaluated expeditiously. ...Read more
Normal: There are two types of bumps. The areola has many small glands that produce lubricating secretions for the nipple. These glands get larger as we age, and become more obvious. Also there are erectile muscles beneath the skin of the areola that can can make the areola "bunch up" when it is cold or stimulated. ...Read more
Yes:male/female?: Ya areola reduction is commonly performed as an integral part of breast reductions or breast lifts in females and as part of gynecomastia repair in males. Although simple excision of the underlying breast tissue in gynecomastia is commonly associated with shrinkage of the areola. ...Read more
Montgomery Glands?: If it was just one - I would wonder if you had a montgomery gland cyst? With pain of multiple areas - has the skin become too dry or chapped? If yes, use a lubricant. Has fabric been abraiding the tissue of your areolas? If so, use a soft bra. ...Read more
Not sure: It would need to be seen by a doctor. Let your doctor check it. ...Read more
Most women: Have a series of small Montgomery Glands (small bumps) on areolas and nipples. If you have a mass - please get it checked Take care. ...Read more
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Areola: Sometimes they can seem to enlarge. Are you pregnant? Have you gained weight? Have your breast gone up in size? All of these are reasons your areola can seem to appear larger. ...Read more
Normal: These lumps are called Montgomery glands and are normal. Some women have more prominent Montgomery glands than others. Do not be worried. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I'm 31 and my right areola has a Lighter color ring around around it as if the areola is enlarging? What could cause this?
Areolae come in multiple colors and shapes. What you described likely falls in the natural variation. If there is a rash, eczema like skin or other symptoms, you should see a doctor as it is not feasible to be more specific without looking at the tissue. You may consult this site for variations in areloae.
https://images. Search. Yahoo. Com/yhs/search;_ylt=A0LEVoBhNltXEb8AVqwnnIlQ? P=areolae&fr=yhs-mozilla-001&fr2=piv-web&hspart=mozilla&hsimp=yhs-001 ...Read more
Caused trauma to areola due to excessive stimulation caused one areola to swell and feel painful, how long before it should feel better?
It should: Get progressively better over the next week ...Read more
Hi I was wondering what cream or product I could purchase to apply around the outside of my areola to make it appear smaller by blending it in?
Good question: None that I'm aware of. You might want to consult someone that does cosmetic medicine. I would start with either a plastic surgeon or dermatologist to see if they have any products that would be safe. ...Read more