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Areola (Definition)

The areola is the dark ...Read more


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Why is one areola darker then the other?

Why is one areola darker then the other?

Not sure: Often there maybe subtle or more obvious differences on one side of the body that may not have any explanation except we are born that way" nature can't be always perfect " ...Read more

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What can lead to the right areola to itch?

What can lead to the right areola to itch?

Infection: Sometimes you can have yeast infection or allergic reaction from newly changed BRA ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have big areola?

What does it mean when you have big areola?

It means that each: Of us is unique. Size tends to increase during pregnancy and breast feeding. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have changes in your areola?

Is it normal to have changes in your areola?

Yes: The body changes all the time. Some changes can be a sign of trouble. Hardening, retraction, inversion, discharge, surrounding dimpling of the skin are signs of concern. ...Read more

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Embarrassing question==my areola is dimpled?

Montgomery Glands: Pretty normal - glands of montgomery can give it a ripply appearance. ...Read more

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Darkening of the areola in men. I'm really worried?

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

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Is it common for one areola to be wider than another?

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

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Why is the bottom of my areola look like it's sagging?

Normal variation: Normal areolae have variable sizes and shapes. What appears to be sagging is normal.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Hi, is having a rough and hard edge around areola natural?

No: See primary care physician person to evaluate rough hard edge around Areola ...Read more

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Could there be any problems arising from having no areola?

No: I do not see in my expertise it would pose a problem or problems though. ...Read more

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Can the color of your areola vary slightly from day to day?

Can the color of your areola vary slightly from day to day?

Here's a link...: Http://www. Healthywomen. Org/content/ask-expert/1296/normal-breast-changes-over-lifetime

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Pain in my areola for over a week now. Should I be concerned?

Pain in my areola for over a week now. Should I be concerned?

Get eval: Pain for over 1 week should be evaluated. Get an exam to assess the area. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can the female areola be soft if it has not been touched by anybody?

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

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Is it normal for one areola to be significantly bigger than the other?

Is it normal for one areola to be significantly bigger than the other?

It's possible.: It could be a normal variant or from greater stimulation (you know what I mean!) take care! ...Read more

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My right areola has become considerably larger than my left areola. Is this normal?

My right areola has become considerably larger than my left areola. Is this normal?

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

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I am having sharp pains in the tip of my areola? What is it and shoul I be worried?

Slightly: Could be due to hormonal, infectious, glandular or skin related condition. Difficult to tell without examination, which I highly recommend. ...Read more

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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

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What causes bumps on the areola?

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

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Help please! Is areola reduction safe?

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

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Areola reduction questionable results?

Areola reduction questionable results?

Talk w/plastic surg: Areolar reduction is a cosmetic procedure. If you're unhappy with the outcome/result, talk w/ your plastic surgeon or seek a second plastic surgery opinion. ...Read more

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What causes the bumps on my areola to hurt?

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

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What does it mean when u have swollen areola?

More info: More specifics are needed ime of cycle unilateral or bilateral any trauma are youe pregnant? Etc etc. Please ask again or have a pvt convo ...Read more

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Can bumps on the areola appear and disappear normally?

Montgomery Glands: Are small glands on the nipples and areolas - they serve the purpose of lubricating those tissues. They are enlarged during pregnancy and breast feeding. ...Read more

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Please help there's bump on my areola. What does it mean?

Not sure: It would need to be seen by a doctor. Let your doctor check it. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: areola reduction?

Cosmetic surgery: This would be a cosmetic surgery to reduce the size of the brown skin area around the breast nipple. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have bump on my areola. What does it mean?

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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Help please! Flaky and scabbing areola, but just one part of one areola?

Show it to your doct: It could be skin infection. But if it is persistent beyond one month, then an examination by a doctor is important to make sure that you do not have paget's disease of the nipple. ...Read more

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In the morning, I randomlly get more bumps on my areola, is this normal?

Areola: If it is random that it occurs, it may just be a histamine reaction in your nipple/areola. I would not be greatly concerned unless you feel palpable masses or

have significant pain

hope this helps :). ...Read more

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Is it normal for my areola to be getting bigger. They seem to be getting wider.?

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

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I've always had small lumps on areola but have noticed new ones appearing, should I be worried?

I've always had small lumps on areola but have noticed new ones appearing, should I be worried?

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

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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?

Likely normal: 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.
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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