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A mole in the areola and a lump in my armpit. Should i be scared now?

A mole in the areola and a lump in my armpit. Should i be scared now?

No: A simple examination by your doctor can at least help differentiate benign looking lesions/ mole, as well as lump/ mass. If needed , your doctor can do other diagnostic test like ultrasound or biopsy. Have yourself examined for your peace of mind. ...Read more

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I had small lump in areola but i checked it many times so it now growed into a disk large lump so what now will it go ? Does this mean my t. Is low ?

I had small lump in areola but i checked it many times so it now growed into a disk large lump so what now will it go ? Does this mean my t. Is low ?

Not necessarily: Go to see your doc and have further examination. If I am not mistaken, you are talking about a breast lump/breast enlargement correct- or gynecomastia. There are different causes of gynecomastia- from hormonal, medication, other disease-such as liver disease, tumor etc. If your doctor thinks that there is a lump there- a mammogram or sonogram of the breast as well as other blood tests can be done. ...Read more

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Very small, round lump under areola while breastfeeding. Nipple quite sore, and occasional deep, aching feeling.

Mastitis: Sounds like it could be mastitis (infection of a milk gland). Contact your doctor to help with possibly antibiotics. Also use warm compresses and showers. Let ome o the milk run out. ...Read more

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There is a white spot on my breast by my areola. It's not a lump. It's just flat. Does this mean I have breast cancer?

WHITE PIGMENTATION : Located in your breast areola does not mean you have cancer. Dx is suspicious when you have discharge, eczematoid lesions around areola ( pagets), lump with breast calcification during mammogram, etc. ...Read more

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Tiny dot lump on areola that isn't going away. On other breast, there is an itchy rash under my nipple. What could it be?

Tiny dot lump on areola that isn't going away. On other breast, there is an itchy rash under my nipple. What could it be?

An itchy rash could: be a yeast or fungal infection. One look is worth a 1000 words and you can probably find a better answer if a knowledgable doctor inspects the area with his own two eyes. ...Read more

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Lump within the areola?

See a doctor: Any lump in the breast requires an examination by a physician. He/she may order an x-ray of the breast called a mammogram or ultrasound to check this lump out. ...Read more

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I can feel a lump within my areola but it is not painful?

Most breast lumps ar: A painless lump means it is not due to infection or inlammation. You should show it to your doctor some time soon especially if it is increasing in size over the next few months. Check it once every week or two and note the size for any increase. That will tell you if it could be something serious. ...Read more

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I had sudden onset of a painful lump near the areola which has turned light pink should I be concerned?

I had sudden onset of a painful lump near the areola which has turned light pink  should I be concerned?

Depends: Sudden onset usually means an infection of some kind. Applying heat for 10 minutes 2-4 times daily will often help if that's the case. If that doesn't help, the area should be examined. ...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