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I keep getting pimple looking things around my nipple what is it?

I keep getting pimple looking things around my nipple what is it?

Glands: These are normal glands that are more prominent in certain people. Thereare also occasional inclusion cysts similar to whiteheads but larger that occur in this area. ...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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How to get rid of white pimple like things on nipple?

How to get rid of white pimple like things on nipple?

DON'T try to get rid: Of these. They are most likely montgomery glands on the areola. They help to lubricate the nipple ; surrounding tissue. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get black heads an pimples on your nipples?

I am not sure what: The "black heads" are. However, there are montgomery glands on the areola surrounding the nipples. They are raised and you might be mistaking them for pimples. Their main function is lubricate the tissues. ...Read more

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I have a white pimple shaped like on the side of my nipple doesn't hurt but only when I squeeze it white puss comes out I am 20 yrs tryin to get preg?

I have a white pimple shaped like on the side of my nipple doesn't hurt but only when I squeeze it white puss comes out I am 20 yrs tryin to get preg?

Folliculitis: These are often infected glands that are located at the base of fine hairs in the area. Abrasive contact with your clothes/bra and or contact with contaminated fingers can transfer staph or strep to the area that will create puss pockets. A warm compress and keeping the area clean after you popped it may end the problem. If it becomes tender or seems to spread, you may need a round of antibiotics. ...Read more

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I had this tiny pimple on my nipple, I popped it and white stuff came out. Is it normal to get pimples in the nipple?

I had this tiny pimple on my nipple, I popped it and white stuff came out. Is it normal to get pimples in the nipple?

Likely Milk: On your nipple itself, it was likely not a pimple, but a milk duct, with some milk in it. Some women have hyperprolactinemia which can be caused by thyroid disorder or a pituitary issue. Nipple stimulation can also cause your breasts to produce milk without being pregnant. Talk to your doc, to do blood tests for prolactin and thyroid. They might also do a cytology exam on any other fluid. ...Read more

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Itchy nipples, small itchy cyst/pimple like bumps between and around breasts. What is this? Does it sound serious enough to get checked? OTC?

Itchy nipples, small itchy cyst/pimple like bumps between and around breasts. What is this? Does it sound serious enough to get checked? OTC?

Healthtap visit: Consider doing a virtual visit with one of the Healthtap primary care doctors or Dermatologist. They may be able to look at the area in question and direct you to further treatment. This is an issue that will require visualization of the area to draw any conclusions. ...Read more

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I have aprox 30 whitehead looking bumps on my nipples...are these montgumery tubricles? Or something else? And how can I get rid of them?

I have aprox 30 whitehead looking bumps on my nipples...are these montgumery tubricles? Or something else? And how can I get rid of them?

Montgomery tubercles: Montgomery tubercles are glands on the nipple and aerola of the breast. They are important in keeping the nipples lubricated during breastfeeding. They are a normal part of the breast anatomy. They are not whiteheads or acne. ...Read more

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I have pimples on my shoulders and on chest, how to get rid of this?

I have pimples on my shoulders and on chest, how to get rid of this?

Systemic Rx: Home remedies will disappoint you. Usually these require a systemic medication for at least a while, such as tetracycline 500 2x/day, as well as perhaps topical benzoyl peroxide. Should you need something stronger, a dermatologist may give isotretinoin. ...Read more

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What should I need to do to get rid of my pimples on my chest?

What should I need to do to get rid of my pimples on my chest?

Systemic Rx: Acne on the trunk usually does not respond completely to topicals such as benzoyl peroxide. Your physician needs to see you and can write for a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline which might in a low dose be enough to manage you. If not, Isotretinoin is a consideration. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the pimples on my back and chest?

How can I get rid of the pimples on my back and chest?

See a dermatologist: Probable acne. This is a matter of genetics and hormones, not hygiene or stress or diet. Some birth control makes it worse, some makes it better. PCOS (irregular menses) may be a factor. A skin specialist will help you. ...Read more

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How can I quickly get rid of a few pimples on my chest?

How can I quickly get rid of a few pimples on my chest?

If they are few...: Topical benzoyl peroxide might be sufficient. Otherwise, topical clindaycin and/or a systemic tetracycline or macrolide would be in order. ...Read more

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How to get rid of and avoid these tiny white pimples on my chest and what are they?

How to get rid of and avoid these tiny white pimples on my chest and what are they?

CHEST PIMPLES: WHAT ARE THEY?
CANNOT TELL BECAUSE I CANNOT SEE THEM!
HAVE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST LOOK AT THEM.
BEST LUCK. . . ...Read more

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I have large painful pimples filled with puss and blood some about 1 cm big. They were on my shoulders and chest first. Now I get them on my waste.

I have large painful pimples filled with puss and blood some about 1 cm big. They were on my shoulders and chest first. Now I get them on my waste.

Pustules: It sounds like it could be pustular or cystic acne, but I can't say for sure without seeing it up close. I think you need to make an appointment with your primary care doctor, or a dermatologist if that is possible, ASAP. You will probably be prescribed antibiotics, and possibly Accutane if it is nodular or cystic acne. Please make an appointment first thing tomorrow. I hope that helps. ...Read more

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I'm 30 and I get blackheads, whiteheads and pimples on my face, back and chest. I'm on the pill already. What should I use?

I'm 30 and I get blackheads, whiteheads and pimples on my face, back and chest. I'm on the pill already. What should I use?

Acne care: Acne can be prevented or minimized by using a gentle cleanser twice daily, over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products followed by a noncomedogenic moisturizer such as Cetaphil. Oral antibiotics or other prescription medications may be in order. ...Read more

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I had sex with a woman 3WEEKS LATER I get these small pimples on chest and have a genital herpes break out with a cold. Could I have hiv.

I had sex with a woman 3WEEKS LATER I get these small pimples on chest and have a genital herpes break out with a cold. Could I have hiv.

Not HIV: The rash of a new HIV infection is not pimple-like, and occurs along with fever, sore throat, lymph node enlargement, etc. Three weeks is too long for onset of new herpes and HIV doesn't cause cold symptoms like stuffy nose or cough. If you remain worried, visit the Public Health STD clinic at Harborview (which I used to direct) to check out your symptoms and herpes, and maybe HIV testing. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of acne scars in my forehead and pimples on my chest? I always had clear skin but for the past 4 months I've been getting breakouts

How do I get rid of acne scars in my forehead and pimples on my chest? I always had clear skin but for the past 4 months I've been getting breakouts

Acne scars: One important factor is prevent new scars-get your acne under control. Find a dermatologist to tackle that with you. Most treatment to improve the appearance of acne scars use special technology to remodel the skin. The device I use to treat acne scars is called ematrix--see for info: http://www. Smacboca. Com/e-matrix-sublative-rejuvenation. Html
other options include fractional lasers or subscision. ...Read more

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The skin tone on my stomach, chest, neck, and lower back is uneven. Occassionally bumps similar to pimples will appear too. I have a history with eczema. What can I do to get rid of this?

The skin tone on my stomach, chest, neck, and lower back is uneven. Occassionally bumps similar to pimples will appear too. I have a history with eczema. What can I do to get rid of this?

See Your Doctor: Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition; causes dry, itchy areas; treated with topical steroids, moisturizers & more. Once the eczema clears, involved skin may become lighter due to loss of pigmentation. Return of pigmentation can takes wks to yrs. Treatment involves watchful waiting while using cosmetic cover-ups, laser, & more. Pimples sound unrelated; visual exam is needed. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Lupus: how can one get an easy DX? 1x butterfly rash (I think), 1x breakout of blister-like pimples on stomach, fatige, chest pain. Also, Any other ideas?

Lupus: how can one get an easy DX? 1x butterfly rash (I think), 1x breakout of blister-like pimples on stomach, fatige, chest pain. Also, Any other ideas?

Dx lupus: Systemic lupus erythematosis is a very hard disease to diagnose. It can mimic many diseases. A butterfly rash on the face with atrophic changes in the skin is one. Other signs and symptoms include fatigue, photosensitivity, fever, weight loss, kidney disease, lung disease, heart disease, liver disease, nerve and brain disease. There are blood tests which can help. Several things must be +. ...Read more

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I have these huge pimple like things around my nipple, is that bad?

? Montgomery Glands?: They may be montgomery glands if they are on the dark skin surrounding the nipple. They are normal. Here is a good photograph: http://www. Bing. Com/images/search? Q=gland+of+montgomery&qs=sc&sk=as3&form=qbir&pq=glands%20of%20mont&sc=4-14&sp=4&qs=sc&sk=as3#view=detail&id=92b52260f7b5854ce88235061d609feadadf3ade&selectedindex=15. If something other than this, your doctor can determine what it is. ...Read more

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I have had some pimple like things on the pink of my nipples. They come and go. Don't really itch. Def not pimple. Had this for a few years. 24 female?

I have had some pimple like things on the pink of my nipples. They come and go. Don't really itch. Def not pimple. Had this for a few years. 24 female?

Normal: You are describing normal skin appendages of the areola of the breast. These are oil glands and hair follicles. They can be prominent at times and then be less prominent depending on stimulation, hormonal effects and heat or cold. Unless there is redness, tenderness, drainage, streaking or other concern, just observer. Never fail to get it checked if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Pimple spot around my nipple, what is this?

Pimple spot around my nipple, what is this?

Montgomery Glands?: Small bumps containing white material on the areola are usually montgomery glands. ...Read more

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I discovered a pimple in right nipple, what to do?

In the nipple often: What looks like pimples are actually glands, show your gynecologist or dermatologist first before you try to treat ...Read more

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I am 19 year of age. Just a few days ago, I discovered a pimple on my right nipple?

I am 19 year of age. Just a few days ago, I discovered a pimple on my right nipple?

Montgomery gland: PImple is likely an enlarged Montogomery gland. Sebaceous and sweat glands exist on the areola to lubricate skin. No need for treatment. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more