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Purple spots on nipple? Am i pregnant?

Purple spots on nipple? Am i pregnant?

Spots on nipples: Is not diagnostic of pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test if you have missed your period. ...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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Hello, I have purple spots right in the middle of my nipple but doesn't hurt to touch it. Should I be worried?

Hello, I have purple spots right in the middle of my nipple but doesn't hurt to touch it. Should I be worried?

Depends: on how long it has been present, if it is changing (enlarging or changing color) or if it appeared suddenly or after local irritation. It's not uncommon to have tiny purple spots due to bruising from breastfeeding or using a breast pump. If the spots are new and are not fading over the next wk, (and there is no explanation for the spots), then the best advice is to have your Dr evaluate it. ...Read more

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I have purple spots on my left breast near my nipple, is this somwthing to be concerned about?

I have purple spots on my left breast near my nipple,  is this somwthing to be concerned about?

Breast: Yes, you should have someone in the family to take you to a Gynecologist as soon as possible! Could be nothing major or could be of some concern! Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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What can cause white spots on the nipple?

What can cause white spots on the nipple?

Montgomery Glands: The skin of the nipple has modified oil (sebaceous) glands that lubricate the nipple called montgomery glands. Cysts can develop when these get blocked; rarely, these get infected and need to be lanced. Bottom line: no pain/no drainage/no worries. ...Read more

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I have white spots come up around my nipple what could it be ?

I have white spots come up around my nipple what could it be ?

Areolar skin glands: They are probably montgomery tubercles, which are areolar glands that help provide lubrication to the nipple and are more pronounced in pregnancy. If its something new, or you're having abnormal discharge or pain, you should probably get it checked out by your doc just to be on safe side. ...Read more

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I have white spots around nipple area, what is the cause of this?

Montgomery Glands?: Small bumps with white material inside are likely montgomery glands. ...Read more

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I just had an abortion 5-6 days ago and I noticed wet spots in my bras were my nipples are an i lactating? Is this normal ?? What do I do ?

Nipple discharge: This can be perfectly normal or a sign of a hormonal imbalance. Try to not stimulate your breasts or nipples at all. Don't keep checking because that will send the signal to your brain to make more discharge. Instead hands off for 2 months. If the discharge is still there is 2 months, we recommend checking your thyroid function and a prolactin hormone level. ...Read more