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What causes itchness on the nipple or bumps on the areola?

What causes itchness on the nipple or bumps on the areola?

Nerve pain: The 'pain' is interpreted as an itch. The 'bumps' are actually called montgomery glands. ...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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I took 2 pregnancy test first was positive second was negative. My nipples have weird bumps around them I have no clue what they are. Am i pregnant?

I took 2 pregnancy test first was positive second was negative. My nipples  have weird bumps around them I have no clue what they are. Am i pregnant?

Possibly: The best will be to have a blood work done to detect the level of HCG ( hormone of pregnancy at time when the level of HCG is very low it can appear positive in one test and negative in the other. It could also be a false positive. ...Read more

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My child is 6 .5 yrs i notice her chest is not flat. She don't fit either stage i, II on the tanner scale. The area feels soft behind the nipple no firm bump. Could this just be fat not breast buds?

My child is 6 .5 yrs i notice her chest is not flat. She don't fit either stage i, II on the tanner scale. The area feels soft behind the nipple no firm bump. Could this just be fat not breast buds?

Possibly: It depends on the weight of your child, the heavier they are the more likely it would seem that they would have extra fat tissue in the chest. Consult your pediatrician or a pediatric endocrinologist with any further concerns. ...Read more

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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

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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