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Red Bumps On Nipple
Sore red bump/spot/nipple like on aerola next to nipple on right breast, could it be a pregnancy sign or something seriouse?
Montgomery Glands: What you are describing sounds like montgomery gland cysts. These are modified oil glands that lubricate the nipple and have a tendency to get blocked and inflamed. If this doesn't improve over the next few weeks, please see your gynecologist to make sure all is well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A few weeks ago I noticed 3 red bumps appear on my nipple to the side. They have just recently started hurting. What could this be?
Breasts...: I am unable to tell you what this is without looking at them. However, it is very important that you see a medical provider as soon as you can when you experience lumps, rashes or new changes of your breasts. Make an appointment with your doctor for immediate evaluation. ...Read more
See below: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
Unprotected sex 6 days ago sore breasts red bumps on areola dark nipples and cramping but started period 2 days ago. Any chance of pregnancy?
I have a small flat red bump near my nipple. It does not hurt or itch. The only reason i know its there is because i can see it. Help?
Have it checked: Have it checked by your physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
My sister is 15. She got a sudden red bump on heresy nipple and it doesn't hurt. What could it be? It looks infected in the center of the bump.
Moist heat, review: Superficial infections of the areola complex are frequent. Sebaceous oil glands are present in the skin. The skin is quite thick and durable, thus leading to the problem of local infection of these small glands. Local moist heat with a wash cloth with hot water 3-4 times per day along with witch hazel as a skin lubrication may help. Surgeon review with lance, drainage, antibiotics maybe needed. ...Read more
I've recently discovered a small red bump on my nipple area that's itchy. Some skin was peeling off a little in the shower. I was wondering what it is?
Bite?: Could be a bug bite; they are common in sensitive areas. But if it does not resolve in a few days, let your doctor or a dermatologist have a look at it. ...Read more
I have a red bump around my nipple area. Once popped yellow/white puss came out & I was curious if it's just a pimple or something more serious?
Staph infection: This is MRSA. It is a very serious infection that needs medical attention urgently. ...Read more
I have a small red bump on my nipple. its sore to touch and warm. would you be able to tell me what this is. ?
Breast Sore: Could be and most likely to be an infection, but either way should be examined by doctor to be properly evaluated and treated. There is a less common type of breast cancer known as Paget's Disease of Breast which though far less likely should be excluded. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm a breastfeeding mom. I have a huge painful red bump on my nipple and it looks like a boil. What should I do? What could it be? It hurts bad
Boil on nipple: The pain and swelling are consistant with an infection on the nipple. Call your doctor to report this and see about proper treatment. ...Read more
I'm not pregnant an I've never had a child but I have light red pinkish bumps on my nipples what does this mean do I need to go to a doctor?
See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. You should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thotoughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
I am 28 years old. I just noticed a red bump right next to my nipple. It is very painful to the touch and it is round and protruded.
See doctor: may be an infection or a blocked gland. ...Read more
Red bump on right breast above nipple. Hurts to press on it and been there for 4 days. Other breast doesn't have anything on it. And no discharge.
Infection likely: Sounds like it may be a infection of the skin, like a boil or pimple "gone bad". I would see an MD and put neosporin on it until you are seen. ...Read more
After my first testosterone injection I have red bumps that itch all over & my nipples itch and are dry and when scratched clear liquid comes out.
To the oil: Testosterone injection usually contains peanut or sesame seed oil to which some people may be allergic. Consult an allergist if you need to get this issue clarified but find out which kind of oil was present in the injection you received. Since the oil will likely stay in your body for awhile, you may need to be treated with a short course of oral cortisone if the itching and bumps do get worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son has had a cluster of red bumps around knee almost a year. Tried freezing them off, no relief. Now has sharp pain-no TTP, and some over nipple.
Bumps: I doubt related but need more information and an examination would most helpful for him. ...Read more
I have painful red bumps in armpits, one on my nipple, bicep, & groin. What could they be and how to get rid of it?
Bug bite; infection?: Bumps on 3 separate parts of the body may be bug bites and/or may be small boils (skin infections; small abscesses). A visit to one's primary care doctor is needed, as bumps are very hard to describe in words. Antibiotics may be needed, if there are signs of infection. Others causes of bumps are possible, but less likely. If the bumps are mysterious-looking, a dermatologist can examine them. ...Read more
Noticed 2 small, red bumps on my left breast all of a sudden. One right on the edge of the nipple and one on the skin. They are warm to the touch?
Skin eruptions/bumps: Thank you for your question. Red warm bumps on the breast area may be caused by many things. There are forms of inflammatory conditions of the skin that could cause a rash as well as responses to external & internal sources such allergies to agents or otherwise. Having an examination and evaluation performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in accurate diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
There are small red bumps on my chest and i try to get rid on it for the past 3 days, do I need to go to a hospita?
Not an emergency: Doesn't sound like an emergency to me. Cool compresses might help. Find out if there is something that you are ingesting, applying locally, (sun screen?) or maybe your detergent or fabric softener. Could be an allergic reaction to a medicine that you are taking. A doctor's visit should do the trick. It will save you lots of time and money over going to the emergency room ...Read more