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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?

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See your physician for an exam and find out whether you have a plugged duct, milk blister or an abscess along with a case of mastitis. All three can give a pimple-like appearance
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Areola-I have bumps which are like pimples. Why and what is this and is it normal?

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Yes, those are Glands of Montgomery arranged around the areola in a circle.
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Dr. Robert Kwok answered:

what is the white substance that comes out of the areola and the pimple like bumps?

Probably sebum

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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.
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Dr. Mark S. Pack answered:

I've my nipples pierced and there is a small red soft pimple like bump on my areola. Ideas on what this is?

? abscess

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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.
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Dr. Otto J. Placik answered:

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

Variety of things

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It could be a variety of things with benign nevus (mole) being the most likely possibility but a drug reaction and even ectopic breast tissue or accessory nipple are possibilities. Discuss with your pediatrician.
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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?

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By a doctor. Please talk with your parent or caregiver about this.We cannot give specific medical treatment directions on Health Tap.
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I have a pimple like thing on my areola. What is this?

It might be a

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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.
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What causes a pimple like on the areola of the breast?

A number of small

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glands secrete a lubricating material - the Montgomery glands. If you an infection that is another issue.
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How to get rid of pimples in the areola?

Suspect these are

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not pimples - but more likely Glands of Montgomery. They are normal and provide moisture to the nipple.
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There are pimple-like formations on the areola and nipple. What is the solution?

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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.
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