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I've got little lumps around my nipples is this normal?

I've got little lumps around my nipples is this normal?

Yes: All women and most men have little lumps on the areola around the nipple papilla itself. They're called montgomery's glands. During nursing, they produce a waxy substance like chap-stick that keeps baby's lips from chapping. ...Read more

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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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I stopped breast feeding about a month ago and now have little lumps around my left nipple that hurt. Is this normal?

I stopped breast feeding about a month ago and now have little lumps around my left nipple that hurt. Is this normal?

See doctor: Breast feeding usually does not cause any problem ,little lumps appeared on only left nipple after a month of stopping breast feeding .These painful lumps may be due to some infection . Consult your doctor ,get it checked up and get treated ...Read more

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My left breast was always a little bigger than the right but recently I have started noticing considerable difference. No lump, normal nipple. Reason?

My left breast was always a little bigger than the right but recently I have started noticing considerable difference. No lump, normal nipple. Reason?

Unequal development: Some times both are not exactly equal size, due to unequal development, or injury during child hood etc , don't be self-conscious about this , in order not to look conspicuous padding the braw may help you or seek the help of a plastic surgeon , variety of methods available ...Read more

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Im 27 weeks pregnant and just discovered small bit of blood in my poo is that normal, also a tiny lump of skin on my nipple, what is that?

Im 27 weeks pregnant and just discovered small bit of blood in my poo is that normal, also a tiny lump of skin on my nipple, what is that?

Check with Dr: Sometimes it's normal to have a little bit of blood in your stool when you're pregnant because you're at increased risk for hemorrhoids in pregnancy. However, any blood in stool should be discussed with your dr. To determine the cause. A lump of skin needs an exam too! ...Read more

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Clear sticky spontaneous nipple discharge right breast. Small lump on left normal in 2012. All labs normal incl. Prolactin. Cbe normal now what?

Clear sticky spontaneous nipple discharge right breast. Small lump on left normal in 2012. All labs normal incl. Prolactin. Cbe normal now what?

Nipple discharge: "galactorrhea" is the production of breast milk. Sometimes women can have nipple discharge that is not milk. A doctor can tell the difference by looking at the fluid under a microscope. Fibrocystic breast disease can cause nipple discharge. But i'd probably see a breast specialist and get a breast ultrasound to rule out some other reason. There's even a test called a "ductogram" that can be done. ...Read more

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Are lumps beneath the nipples normal?

Sometimes.: Medications, hormonal imbalances, substance abuse all can affect the breast tissue. If both breasts equally affected, unlikely to be tumor. If new and persistent, would encourage MD visit. ...Read more

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I'm 31 and I have have two small lumps in one of my nipples. one has been there awhile the other just showed up recently should I be concerned?

Get a checkup: A Clinical breast examination(CBE) done by your doctor is advised once yearly for each woman. Since you have a lump, you should go now and do not delay. The appearance of a second lump is worry some. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's normal to have lumps on your nipple?

Yes: There are normal glands that grow at puberty and will enlarge more if you become a mother. Their product prevents chapping during nursing. ...Read more

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Are lumps behind the nipples a symptom of gynecomastia or just normal hormone fluctuations?

Are lumps behind the nipples a symptom of gynecomastia or just normal hormone fluctuations?

Neither: Lumps or masses beneath nipples may be concerning and should be examined by a breast surgeon. Gynecomastia is typified by enlargement of the entire breast, not only certain nodules beneath the nipples. ...Read more

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Is having blue veins on breasts and lumps on nipple normal?

Is having blue veins on breasts and lumps on nipple normal?

That is normal: If you have fair skin, it is completely normal to see veins under the skin surface. Light blue veins, in particular, are common and are called reticular veins. Veins you can feel or skin discoloration (darkening) around the veins are abnormal. Otherwise, no need to do anything. ...Read more