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Nipple Or Areola Reconstruction
Yes : This is completely normal. Not to worry. ...Read more
Yes: Hormonal changes during growth affect the pigmentation of the areola and surrounding area. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Mastitis: Could be an infection in the of the milk ducts. your doctor should be consulted ...Read more
Can my nipple/areolas change become large when it was being sucked? Because my areolas got bigger. not darker.
Nipples: It is caused by the sucking causing increased blood flow in the areola ...Read more
Is it normal for an obese male to have large nipples (areolas) due to their weight? Or what could be the cause?
I have thick white stuff that comes out of my nipple and areola only when i squeeze it though... should i be worried?
Montgomery glands: Montgomery glands produce oily secretions that help to lubricate the areola & nipple. If you are concerned - your doctor can help to insure that everything is ok. ...Read more
I am an african female, age 29 and i noticed a grey ring on my areola directly outside my nipples. What could this be?
My breasts have been noticeably getting smaller than bigger month by month. Now my nipples are bigger and my areolas are growing on the bottom. ???
What could be the cause of my areola 2 b itchty and flaky. It has been like this since the nov and also my nipples itches as well. What should I do.
Yeast: Most common reason for those symptoms would be a yeast infection. You can try some over the counter anti-fungal and see if that helps. If it doesn't then it may be hormonal. If anti-fungal doesn't work, consider making appt with your doctor for an exam and work up. Hope that helps! ...Read more
I am experiencing White knobby spots around my areolas and my nipples. Both side. And dark nipples . ?
Any possibility: you could be pregnant? The areola may darken and Montgomery glands may become more prominent. ...Read more
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Nerve pain: The 'pain' is interpreted as an itch. The 'bumps' are actually called montgomery glands. ...Read more
Medical evaluation: There may be an infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hormones: Female hormones are at work here! Estrogen stimulates breast and nipple development. Pregnancy hormones prepare the breasts for lactation. Oxytocin stimulates the release of breast milk from the glands into the ducts after childbirth. Darkening of the nipples and areola, as well as noticeable veins on the breasts, are common changes during pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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