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Pimple Like Bumps On Areola
I've my nipples pierced and there is a small red soft pimple like bump on my areola. Ideas on what this is?
? abscess: It is possible an infection has set in from the piercing. See you doctor. You may need antibiotics and possibly removal of the nipple piercing. ...Read more
I woke up today and I have always had pimple like bumps around my areola but they are bigger painful and my actual left nipple is swollen what's wrong?
I am 7 weeks post partum & fully breastfeeding, I noticed white pimple like bumps on my areola close to my nipple but not on the nipple. What is this?
Probably sebum: Sebum is the little bits of creamy oil from glands in certain parts of the body's skin. Sebum keeps the skin waterproof, soft, and free of cracks. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, those are glands of montgomery arranged around the areola in a circle. ...Read more
I have a pus filled bump on my areola., I thought it was a pimple but I've had it for a year and it doesn't heal or stop generating pus.?
Ingrown hair on areola? It is a very sensitive bump; looks like a pimple at first. Can't go to doctor because I'm teen. Have tried warm cloth. Help?
You need to be seen: By a doctor. Please talk with your parent or caregiver about this. We cannot give specific medical treatment directions on health tap. ...Read more
Right areola has a large raised bump, similar to pimple but without a whitehead. It is very itchy and I'm not sure what it is. Thoughts?
Lump: One would want to know if it is hard and fixed or is it freely moveable. Any discharge from nipple or skin changes around lesion. Any family history of breast cancer? How long has it been there. Are you breast feeding? Sounds like a cyst or abscess forming but you would need to be checked out in person so the right treatment could be started on you. Hope this helps ...Read more
I am gassy and have visible blue veins in nipples and breasts, prominent bumps on areola, more pimples on my face then I usually get?
Sexually active?: Miss a period? If yes- take a HPT. ...Read more
My 2-year old daughter has a (pink) bump pimple like on her right breast (areola area), and it is swollen a bit and slips when touched. What cud it be
I have a painful pimple like bump on my right aerola. I just noticed it today, Anything rubbing against it hurts. What should I do? Is it serious?
Warm and wait.: Unless the area has redness that is spreading or your beginning to feel feverish, it's probably okay to apply a warm compress to the area and watch it with the hopes that it goes away on its own. If it doesn't within 1 week, seek attention from a doctor. ...Read more
Hi, I have a very small pinkish pimple like bump on my aerola. I'm 19 years old, doesn't hurt or anything at all but its just one and its scares me.
Relax: This is likely nothing important. First thought would be an oversized Montgomery gland or cyst that is often found in girls 10-20 & goes away spontaneously. This is something you can ask about at a next regular visit, or have it checked now if you are losing sleep. This doesn't describe a cancer or other serious thing. ...Read more
A number of small: Glands secrete a lubricating material - the montgomery glands. If you an infection that is another issue. ...Read more
It might be a: Montgomery gland. They are bumps that contain white material. If it becomes swollen, red, painful, hot - please have it evaluated to ensure that you don't have an infection. ...Read more
Montgomery Gland?: Unless it is swollen, red or painful then it may be a montgomery glands (areolar skin glands) which would be normal. ...Read more
See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Is it normal to get a pimple on the areola? Because I just got it today and it's very painful even when I squeezed it white pus came out of it
A few days ago a pimple-looking thing appeared on my left areola. It's painless when I touch it and there seems to be a dark dot in the middle of it. It's been concerning me as an 18-year-old male. Could you give me any advice what it could be?
Blackhead?: The simplest answer is a comedone, or pimple, that is fairly easy to treat, other pissibilities would best be handled by a skilled dermatologist, my differential would include inclusion cyst, skin cancer, and possibly infected mole. I would go see your dermatologist to get the best results snd treatment ...Read more
I had a pimple right above my areola. Now there's like a hard vein like line running from the pimple up. Its painful to touch.
Pimple: You may have an infection that requires immediate attention ...Read more
I have these little white pimple things around the areola but there under the skin one popped but some dont. Does this mean I'm pregnant? Or what?
Take a test: If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Pimples on the nipple are not a known sign of pregnancy. If this is a recurrent problem for you consider seeing a dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more
I'm six days late, nipples are sore, noticed what looks like little pimples on areola, breasts feel heavy, feeling cramping like period is coming.
My Wife is experiencing breast pain on the areola we are not sure if she is pregnant though she's had periods and multiple symptoms of it anyway saturday she noticed her areola gland was swollen up like a pimple and is very sore was could it be?
Could. Be infection: It would be best that she see the doctor. Sounds like the area has gotten worse. So get her checked out and treated ...Read more
For the past year iv'e had what I thought was pimples but are montgomery glands on my areola, I would pick on them. What should I do? I want them gone
Last week had a whitehead looking pimple on my areola near my nipple. Warm compresses and no whitehead. Week later still there but no whitehead. Cyst?
May be folliculitis: Keep area clean and dry. Avoid shaving that area. See dr if not improving or getting worse. ...Read more
Cyst: This is one of those "picture is worth a thousand words" kindof problems. It probably needs to be seen, but it could be a small cyst. If it grows or does not go away, or is bothersome, let your doctor look at it--quickest way to get the answer. ...Read more
Here are some...: Most likely, those pimple-like bumps represent the common occurrence of hyperactive sebaceous glands of hair follicles. Of course, it is still hard to tell what they may be without a direct look at them. How to sort these out correctly? Follow suggestion in articles listed in How to Handle Sickness in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish to health and happiness... ...Read more
This could be a: Pimple, but it also could be a cyst, infected or uninfected. It could also be a genital wart. I would advise having it looked at by your doctor. ...Read more
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