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Noticed small lumps on my areola's (breasts). I think they're Montgomery Tubercles. Should I be worried? Will the lumps disappear, and if so how long?

Noticed small lumps on my areola's (breasts). I think they're Montgomery Tubercles. Should I be worried? Will the lumps disappear, and if so how long?

Montgomery Tubercles: Hi, as you mentioned yourself the bumps could be Montgomery Tubercles which become when stimulated and with hormonal changes. ...Read more

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The areola is the dark ...Read more


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Have gotten hard pea size bumps under the areola, breast are swollen, and breast are hot at the touch. And they hurt. Can this be why i'm tired.

Have gotten hard pea size bumps under the areola, breast are swollen, and breast are hot at the touch. And they hurt. Can this be why i'm tired.

Should see your dr: Unfortunately, your symptoms really require the benefit of an examination. If they are hot and red, it could be an infection, or possibly something else, and rare forms of breast cancer, though it would be unlikely to happen to both breasts at the same time. ...Read more

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Im six days late, nipples are sore, noticed what looks like little pimples on areola, breasts feel heavy, feeling cramping like period is coming.

Im six days late, nipples are sore, noticed what looks like little pimples on areola, breasts feel heavy, feeling cramping like period is coming.

Pregnant?: It sounds like you are asking if you could be pregnant and if you are sexually active the answer is yes. Your symptoms could certainly be those of early pregnancy. No need to guess though; take a home pregnancy test so you have your answer. ...Read more

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Causes of more prominent white bumps on areola of breasts? Is it serious?Never used to be so prominent thanks.

Not serious: White bumps on the areola are sebaceous glands of montgomery. It is normal for these glands to sometimes become more prominent with age or during or after pregnancy. ...Read more

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What causes a pimple like on the areola of the breast?

What causes a pimple like on the areola of the breast?

A number of small: Glands secrete a lubricating material - the montgomery glands. If you an infection that is another issue. ...Read more

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Sore areola on right breast. It has been sore for a couple of years now. I mentioned it to Dr's but they always dismiss it. What could it be? N/O symp

Sore areola on right breast. It has been sore for a couple of years now. I mentioned it to Dr's but they always dismiss it. What could it be? N/O symp

Breast exam: Anytime one notices a new mass, lump, bump or skin change in the breast it is very important to have this evaluated by a doctor to determine if any work up or testing is needed. Breast pain can be from hormonal changes, weight changes, dietary changes, cysts, changes in exercise patterns, ill fitting bras and others. Consider seeing a breast specialist if you feel your concerns are not being heard ...Read more

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I got chikenpox and the rash has also reached my breast areola. Is it normal?

I got chikenpox  and the rash has also reached my breast areola. Is it normal?

Chickenpox lesions: The rash from chickenpox/varicella can involve any part of the skin, usually sparing only the palms and soles. Some people get sores on the mucous membranes (in the mouth, throat or eyes for example). ...Read more