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Areolar Gland Abscess
Yesterday i had bloody discharge from an areolar gland. Saw md and have mammogram scheduled. What conditions could cause this?
Bloody discharge: Most of the times it's due to a benign papilloma, a tumor that grows within the duct. Bloody nipple discharge in someone under 40 is caused by cancer in less than 3-5% of cases so i would not be too worried but certainly agree with having it checked. Best to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abscess is a condition in which a person has an infection in a part of his body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by his white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) where the infection is. Abscesses can be very small like an acne pustule, or they can be ...Read more
Pregnancy: The montgomery glands are small sebaceous glands in and around the nipple (the areola) that secrete oily material that appears to lubricate and protect the areola. They may also be helpful to orient a baby to the nipple. ...Read more
Possible: If he ever tasted your skin when he did this it is certainly possible that they will become swollen. This will go down with time. Avoid putting any soap on your nipples. ...Read more
How do i know if my montgomery glands are infected? If so, who do i contact to help the situation?
Please tell me if it is normal to have enlarged montgomery glands on one areola and none on the other?
I have what i believe to be an infected montgomery gland on my right areola. Very painful, how do I treat it?
Antibiotics: Best treated with oral antibiotics if the area is red, painful, and swollen. As an adjunct, local heat would help. If there is any trapped pus (like a pimple) then opening that pocket so it could drain would be helpful. Probably needs professional evaluation so a prescription for the antibiotics can be given to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A single Montgomery gland on outer edge of areola will excrete a very tiny amount of clear fluid if squeezed 4 over a yr. No pain, last baby 6yrs ago
Dont worry: If it is coming out clear there is nothing to worry about since it hash't changed in 4 years ...Read more
My montgomery glands used to be so tiny and barely noticeable and now they are big and very noticeable and my boobs are really sensitive. Why is this?
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