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I have had some pimple like things on the pink of my nipples. They come and go. Dont really itch. Def not pimple. Had this for a few years. 24 female?

Normal: You are describing normal skin appendages of the areola of the breast. These are oil glands and hair follicles. They can be prominent at times and then be less prominent depending on stimulation, hormonal effects and heat or cold. Unless there is redness, tenderness, drainage, streaking or other concern, just observer. Never fail to get it checked if you are concerned. ...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 have these huge pimple like things around my nipple, is that bad?

I have these huge pimple like things around my nipple, is that bad?

? Montgomery Glands?: They may be montgomery glands if they are on the dark skin surrounding the nipple. They are normal. Here is a good photograph: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=gland+of+montgomery&qs=sc&sk=as3&form=qbir&pq=glands%20of%20mont&sc=4-14&sp=4&qs=sc&sk=as3#view=detail&id=92b52260f7b5854ce88235061d609feadadf3ade&selectedindex=15. If something other than this, your doctor can determine what it is. ...Read more

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I have a pimple like bump on my nipple. What could it be?

I have a pimple like bump on my nipple. What could it be?

It could: Be a number of things, but it needs to be seen and evaluated by a physician to give you an appropriate answer. ...Read more

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Im breastfeading and i got like a pimple around my nipple is that normal?

Im breastfeading and i got like a pimple around my nipple is that normal?

Breast pimple: It is best to consult your obgyn or a dermatologist to make sure it is not a viral lesion that your baby can catch. ...Read more

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Will anyone tell me how come I have small pimple like bumps n my nipple and the surrounding part?

Areolar glands: Areolar glands or glands of montgomery are sebaceous glands in the areola surrounding the nipple. The glands make oily secretions to keep the areola and the nipple lubricated and protected. ...Read more

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Ii have a thing on my nipple that looks like a buig pimple and its yellow?

Sse doc: It may represent cyst, but there are other possibilities. It can be diagnosed and easily removed if appearance disturbs you. ...Read more

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How to get rid of white pimple like things on nipple?

DON'T try to get rid: Of these. They are most likely montgomery glands on the areola. They help to lubricate the nipple ; surrounding tissue. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more