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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What causes a pimple like on the areola of the breast?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is a skin condition that causes whiteheads, blackheads, and pimples to form. Common causes include hormonal changes, and certain ...Read more


Dr. Otto Placik
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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

Dr. Otto Placik
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
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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

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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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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.

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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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.

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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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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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Dr. Oscar Novick
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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?

Dr. Oscar Novick
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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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?

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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Dr. Christopher Marek
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What are these pimple things under my breasts?

Dr. Christopher Marek
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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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Dr. TraChella Johnson Foy
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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?

Dr. TraChella Johnson Foy
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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?

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

Dr. Jerome Litt
Board Certified, Dermatology
66 years in practice
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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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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Pimple like marks on breast. Normal? Should i be worried?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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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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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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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


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