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Have small white bumps on nipples. What is cause?

Have small white bumps on nipples. What is cause?

Glands of montgomery: Areolar glands or glands of montgomery are sebaceous glands in the areola surrounding the nipple. The glands make oily secretions (lipoid fluid) to keep the areola and the nipple lubricated and protected. They vary in size but appear like bumps or pimples over the areola. ...Read more

Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more


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There are bumps on nipples, does this indicate i'm pregnant or not?

There are bumps on nipples, does this indicate i'm pregnant or not?

Small bumps with: Central white on nipples and aerolas are likely montgomery glands. They can become larger during pregnancy ; lactation but that is not diagnostic of pregnancy. So, take a home pregnancy test if you have missed your period. Take care. ...Read more

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White head bump on nipple area?

White head bump on nipple area?

Epidermoid Cyst: Epidermoid cysts represent the most common cutaneous cysts. While they may occur anywhere on the body, they occur most frequently on the face, scalp, neck, and trunk. ...Read more

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Painful white bump on nipple..Been there a while.....Changes size.....I've never had children....What is it? How to get rid and prevent?

Painful white bump on nipple..Been there a while.....Changes size.....I've never had children....What is it? How to get rid and prevent?

Lumps and Bumps: Good afternoon. This sounds like a benign scarring process called a sebaceous cyst. This is an oil and dried pus filled lesion usually causing a non-acute lump under the skin. Sometimes these cysts can become infected or continue to grow. Your health care provider or a skin specialist can teach you how to get rid of them or to have them surgically removed. This would be an 'in-office' process. ...Read more

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Gassy, stomach pains, bumps on nipples - pregnancy?

Gassy, stomach pains, bumps on nipples - pregnancy?

If you missed your: Period these sxs can occur with pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test to know. Possible early pregnancy sxs: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas. ...Read more

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Pain in both breasts, especially right breast and new bumps on nipple how likely is this to be cancer and what else could it be?

Physiologic: Pain in cycle with your periods? This does not sound like breast cancer. Pain is not a normal symptom of breast cancer. This is the breast tissue responding to the hormones in your body related to your cycle. ...Read more

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Im 17,recently there was like a boil bump under nipple area, but its slowly going away.now that breast looks bigger then the other , is it normal?:'(

Im 17,recently there was like a boil  bump under nipple area, but its slowly going away.now that breast looks bigger then the other , is it normal?:'(

Normal: It is not uncommon for young women to have their breasts develop unevenly during puberty. You may not have noticed it until you had furuncle under nipple. I would not be concerned. Take care! ...Read more