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Sore red bump/spot/nipple like on aerola next to nipple on right breast, could it be a pregnancy sign or something seriouse?

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 more

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Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


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I have little red bumps all over my nipples why are they there and what can I do to fix it?

I have little red bumps all over my nipples why are they there and what can I do to fix it?

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

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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?

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

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I am 25 years old and I have a red bump by my nipple and it is swollen and hurts. What could be wrong?

Granulation Tissue: This could just be a pyogenic granuloma resulting from a local trauma or infection which can be treated locally. Worrying about early cancer affecting the nipple at your age of 25 is especially true among those women with a strong family history of breast cancer. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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?

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

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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. ?

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 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