Top
10
Doctor insights on: Areola

Share

Areola (Overview)

The areola is the dark area around the nipple.


1

1
Are areolas always round?

Are areolas always round?

Generally : They can round or oval and all sizes. ...Read more

Areola (Overview)

The areola is the dark area around the nipple.


2

2
What to do about large areolas?

What to do about large areolas?

Depends: This is more a cosmetic issue. Do they affect you or others? If it affects you then see a plastic surgeon. Reduction surgery is simple and will not affect future lactation, etc. ...Read more

4

4
Is it normal to have big areolas?

Is it normal to have big areolas?

Not abnormal: Every person is unique, and some people may have large areolas, just as some people are tall, some not so tall, etc. ...Read more

5

5
White dots around and on my areolas?

Montgomery glands: Do a google image search for montgomery glands. If this is what you're talking about, these are normal. Everyone with breasts has montgomery glands, but some are more pronounced than others. ...Read more

6

6
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

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
I am wondering what causes huge areolas ?

They can increase : In size with pregnancy or period. Genetics play a part. The areola helps baby focus in on the nipple. ...Read more

8

8
Why do I have new freckles on my areolas?

Not freckles: The pigmented spots on the nipples are probably areolar glands rather than freckles. If you have developed pigmented spots on the nipple you should see you doctor for an exam to rule out cancer. ...Read more

9

9
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

10

10
Areolas getting darker, should I be worried?

Areola: If both breasts areola the same, probably just increased pigmentation. If it is asymmetrical, see your doctor. ...Read more