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Small, painful, hard bump on areola. Pain is only dull, and hurts when bothered. Just showed up last night, could it just be an injury from a bra?

Small, painful, hard bump on areola. Pain is only dull, and hurts when bothered. Just showed up last night, could it just be an injury from a bra?

Could be: It could also be a cyst or a developing infection. Warm compresses may help. It should resolve spontaneously in a few days. Things that show up quickly usually resolve quickly. ...Read more

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The areola is the dark ...Read more


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Tiny clear fluid filled bump on areola, what is this?

SeSee derm: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Are bumps on areola normal even if you arent pregnant?

Are bumps on areola normal even if you arent pregnant?

Normal: There are glands on your areola that look like bumps, that are completely normal. If you have a new lump or mass, however, then definitely see a doctor for an exam and work up. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Causes of more prominent white bumps on areola of breasts? Is it serious?Never used to be so prominent thanks.

Not serious: White bumps on the areola are sebaceous glands of montgomery. It is normal for these glands to sometimes become more prominent with age or during or after pregnancy. ...Read more

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Do montgomery glands (bumps on areola) fall off? Mine fell and bled i'm scared?

Not usually: No normally they do not. Did you excessively pick at them or was there abrasion from fabric across your breasts? I would discuss with your gynecologist. ...Read more

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A few mths ago i got a small but painful bump on areola below nipple. Went away after a week. Today i woke up with the exact same bump in same spot.

Infected milk duct: This bump can represent a blocked milk duct. The areola has 17-19 milk ducts which get larger with pregnancy but can get infected. I would try putting heat on it and see if it decreases in size. If not, or if it keeps recurring, I would see your health care provider to determine whether you need antibiotics for a smoldering infection in the duct. Sometimes it spontaneously resolves. ...Read more

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Randomly breasts hurt, and bumps on areola. I am on continuous pill but near the last week, or is this common with pregnancy? Could it be from pill?

Randomly breasts hurt, and bumps on areola. I am on continuous pill but near the last week, or is this common with pregnancy? Could it be from pill?

The bumps on the: Areola are likely montgomery glands. They can enlarge with pregnancy. Breast pain could be the result of pregnancy, oral contraceptives, pms or your period. If you miss a period - then take a home pregnancy test. Take care. ...Read more

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24yrs old, lost roughly 20lbs, right breast very wrinkly, has bumps on areola/whitish bumps on nipple.Left breast slightly wrinkled, nipple inverted.

Is the nipple: inversion new? If yes - would have this medically checked. The bumps on nipple and areola are likely to be Montgomery Glands. ...Read more