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I noticed a bump on my aerola this was during my mensturation and now my mensturation has ened the bump has dried up my gyn said it does not mean?

I noticed a bump on my aerola this was during my mensturation and now my mensturation has ened the bump has dried up my gyn said it does not mean?

Listen to doctor: If you have been examined and your gynecologist says it is ok, then the overwhelming chance is that it is ok. If it returns, go back and be reexamined. If you do not trust the doctor you are seeing get a second opinion from somebody who can examine this. Good luck. ...Read more

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Am I pregnant? I have goose like bumps on my aerolas.

Am I pregnant? I have goose like bumps on my aerolas.

Take pregnancy test: There are many signs and symptoms of pregnancy. They include missed periods, breast tenderness, sensitivity to smells, and nausea/vomiting, fatigue, and weight gain. Bumps on the areola is not typically a sign of early pregnancy. If you think you might be pregnant, you could take a home pregnancy test (they are very accurate) or visit your doctor to obtain proper prenatal care. ...Read more

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Why this bumps appear inthe aerola?Is it a sign of pregnant or nothing?

Glands: Small superficial "bumps" on the areola are superficial glands. These glands are normal, physiologic and used to assist in lactation. Deeper masses need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a painful pimple like bump on my right aerola. I just noticed it today, Anything rubbing against it hurts. What should I do? Is it serious?

Warm and wait.: Unless the area has redness that is spreading or your beginning to feel feverish, it's probably okay to apply a warm compress to the area and watch it with the hopes that it goes away on its own. If it doesn't within 1 week, seek attention from a doctor. ...Read more

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I just noticed a few red bumps on both my aerolas what is this and how can I get rid of it?

Montgomery Glands: They are called montgomery glands or aereola skin glands. There function is believed to be to lubericate the nipple for breast feeding. They may be unnoticeable or stand out as bumps on the aereola and they may become more noticeable during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What coul d it mean if i have red itchy and burning bumps on and around my aerola?

What coul d it mean if i have red itchy and burning bumps on and around my aerola?

See provider: Please consider seeing your health care provider and review the link below. http://www.healthcentral.com/breast-cancer/c/question/435490/65871 ...Read more

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Sore red bump/spot/nipple like on aerola next to nipple on right breast, could it be a pregnancy sign or something seriouse?

Sore red bump/spot/nipple like on aerola next to nipple on right breast, could it be a pregnancy sign or something seriouse?

Montgomery Glands: What you are describing sounds like montgomery gland cysts. These are modified oil glands that lubricate the nipple and have a tendency to get blocked and inflamed. If this doesn't improve over the next few weeks, please see your gynecologist to make sure all is well. ...Read more

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What causes bumps on the areola?

Normal: There are two types of bumps. The areola has many small glands that produce lubricating secretions for the nipple. These glands get larger as we age, and become more obvious. Also there are erectile muscles beneath the skin of the areola that can can make the areola "bunch up" when it is cold or stimulated. ...Read more