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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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Acne (Definition)

A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more


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My 2-year old daughter has a (pink) bump pimple like on her right breast (areola area), and it is swollen a bit and slips when touched. What cud it be

My 2-year old daughter has a (pink) bump pimple like on her right breast (areola area), and it is swollen a bit and slips when touched. What cud it be

Variety of things: It could be a variety of things with benign nevus (mole) being the most likely possibility but a drug reaction and even ectopic breast tissue or accessory nipple are possibilities. Discuss with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have a pimple- like bump on my breast. What could it be?

What do you recommend if I have a pimple- like bump on my breast. What could it be?

Breast: If on the areola it could be a Montgomery Gland. It could be a cyst, inflammed hair follicle or a pimple. If there is an unexplained mass /lump - would strongly encourage physician assessment. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a blister on my left breast at first it looked like a tiny pimple. I squeezed it it popped but it's a blister and I see the white thing floatin?

I have a blister on my left breast at first it looked like a tiny pimple. I squeezed it it popped but it's a blister and I see the white thing floatin?

Breast pimple: That breast pimple may have been a small gland known as a Montgomery gland. They are found in the areola and secrete a filmy fluid to keep the nipple moist ...Read more

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What are these pimple things under my breasts?

What are these pimple things under my breasts?

Picture would help: It would be difficult to diagnose the lesions under your breasts without photo. However, it is fairly common for women with larger breasts or in warmer climates to get small red bumps under the breasts. It can be a fungal or yeast type of rash or even inflammation around the hair folicles (foliculitis). The bumps may itch or burn when irritated. ...Read more

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I have a bump between my breasts. It feels hard and hurts when i touch it. I don't know if its just a pimple or something else?

I have a bump between my breasts. It feels hard and hurts when i touch it. I don't know if its just a pimple or something else?

Likely benign: At 19 the risk of breast cancer is low. But you could have a carbuncle which is an inflamed follicle/sweat gland. Similar to a pimple. Warm compresses to the area will usually draw out the infection but you should see your pcp for eval. ...Read more

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Small looks like pimple but White has been on breast for number of weeks is this ok?

Small looks like pimple but White has been on breast for number of weeks is this ok?

BREAST PIMPLE: NO WAY OF TELLING WHAT THIS COULD BE WITHOUT AN EXAMINATION. PLEASE SEE YOU REGULAR DOCTOR, ESPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE BEEN WORRYING ABOUT IT . . . ...Read more

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Pimple like marks on breast. Normal? Should i be worried?

Pimple like marks on breast. Normal? Should i be worried?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Please help! I have a pimple on my right breast and i'm scared?

Please help! I have a pimple on my right breast and i'm scared?

A pimple usually: Won't constitute a significant health risk to the breast. However, if it is not resolving, appears infected for you aren't sure what it is - then dermatological evaluation would be prudent. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more


Areola (Definition)

The areola is the dark ...Read more


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