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Pus Filled Montgomery Gland
Nursing mom here. I think I popped a painful montgomery gland. Swelling went down after drainage, still tender. Should I be worried?
Burning: I think the worst is over and all should be welly ...Read more
I have what I believe to be an infected montgomery gland on my right areola. Very painful, how do I treat it?
Antibiotics: Best treated with oral antibiotics if the area is red, painful, and swollen. As an adjunct, local heat would help. If there is any trapped pus (like a pimple) then opening that pocket so it could drain would be helpful. Probably needs professional evaluation so a prescription for the antibiotics can be given to you. ...Read more
A single Montgomery gland on outer edge of areola will excrete a very tiny amount of clear fluid if squeezed 4 over a yr. No pain, last baby 6yrs ago
Don't worry: If it is coming out clear there is nothing to worry about since it hash't changed in 4 years ...Read more
Cyst: No you need your guardian to give you permission to have a surgical procedure done ...Read more
No: See your doctor and have them evaluate it and decide what course of treatment is indicated especially since you are pregnant. Do not self treat. ...Read more
Sometimes: Montgomery tubercles are small darkened nodules that are attached to the nipple. They can be painful, are derived from sweat glands in the area and most frequently become prominent when pregnant. ...Read more
Simple bumps: The Montgomery glands or tubercles surround the nipples in the pigmented area or areola. A third nipple will be in the "milk line" on the chest or even abdomen. These accessory nipples can be found usually below the primary nipples. The accessary nipples are usually smaller than the primary nipples whereas the Mongom. Glands are very simple bumps. ...Read more
I have a swollen montgomery gland. I'm not pregnant. I'm just worried it could be something bad. What can I do to treat this?
Glands: The glands are a type of sebaceous gland. A good thing to do would be to place a warm moist compress on the areola and see if that gets them drain. ...Read more
I have an montgomery gland that is kind of hard on the tip of it I have like eight on one breast but only one of them feels like this?
Montgomery cyst: The Montgomery glands can become obstructed and form a cyst. As long as it is not inflamed or tender, it can be observed and 80% will resolve within 2 years. See your doctor to verify and follow. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I don't know if tis is infected montgomery gland. Its swollen, painful, tender and there's an itchy part. I just want to know what to do with this?
Montgomery gland: The Montgomery glands’ position on the surface of the breast means they are susceptible to infection or irritation. Infection is often related to mastitis, a problem involving the mammary glands as well as surrounding glands and tissue and is most common in lactating women, and medical treatment is almost always required in order to get rid of the infection and keep it from spreading. ...Read more
I think I have an infected montgomery gland. Its red, swollen, warm to the touch and I can feel a hardness that's under the skin. What should I do?
See doctor: Any infection needs medical or even surgical attention, please seek medical care ...Read more
I have found a small hard lump on my daughter's areola. She says it's not painful. It can't be puberty related as she is only 5 years old. Almost looks like a Montgomery gland but it is hard.?
Areolar lump/5 y.o.: If the lump is only on one breast areola, it may be a small cyst, which is not usually serious and will resolve often on its own. Have your pediatrician examine your daughter to see if other tests are necessary. ...Read more
I squeezed one of my Montgomery gland and it seems like puss came out, few little. Could that have something to do with pregnant. My breast have been feelings strange at random times throughout the days also.
Missed period?: If you missed a period run a pregnancy test as that is the definitive answer to that question. As to breast discharges, a MD exam is needed if you re not pregnant. ...Read more
Bloody discharge out of one montgomery gland on right breast. Mamo and us negative, pathology inconclusive. Does this mean no cancer? What could it be
Pathology report?: A common cause of bloody nipple discharge is a benign papilloma. Most times, the duct has to be excised to remove the papilloma both to see if there is cancer present and to stop the bloody discharge. I am not sure what type of biopsy you had (needle biopsy or excision), not sure what inconclusive means. Consider getting a copy of your pathology report and resubmit your question. ...Read more
I'm a breastfeeding mom, and I have a swollen montgomery gland with a patch of rash around that and half of my areola. It is not painful but itchy.
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