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Red Lump On Areola
I woke up this morning with a very painful, swollen and red lump on my left breast, left of my areola.?
?boil: You need to be examined-could be a skin problem on your breast or a breast problem. ...Read more
I found a hard round lump in my right breast under my areola. It was red and sore on my skin above it. Thst went away. What is it?
My left breast has gotten bigger and there is a lump on my areola with a bright red vein looking mark going across part of my chest and it is tender?
Mastitis vs tumor: Your complaints are worrisome and firstly you have to see your fd/gyn asap to rule out infection and treat with antibiotics if not better or resolved within one or two wks then you need biopsy to rule our inflammatory breat tumor although it is rare but do happen in your age group. Good luck and act soono ...Read more
I'm 24 no kids. Lump in breast that's tender to touch. Usually comes after menestrual cycle in breast with flat nipple. Red, and peeling around areola?
Breast lump: Any breast lump warrants medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more
I'm 24. Lump in breast that's tender to touch. Usually comes after menestrual cycle in breast with flat nipple. Red, sore and peeling around areola?
Lump mastitis: For your age any signs of infection you should see your GYn or F/d asap especially with lumpy breasts and if confirm infection it should be treated with antibiotics for a coarse and follow up mandatory as if unresponsive it can be serious to rule out remote possibility of inflammatory breast tumor although it is very rare but not impossible. Good luck and see your doctor now ...Read more
Yesterday I woke up with a red bump on my areola that was painful. Now I woke up and it still hurts but is red all around it even outside my areola?
I've my nipples pierced and there is a small red soft pimple like bump on my areola. Ideas on what this is?
? abscess: It is possible an infection has set in from the piercing. See you doctor. You may need antibiotics and possibly removal of the nipple piercing. ...Read more
I have a red bump on my breast about 2 cm above my areola, it looks almost like a boil...and it had a small amount of pus. What could this be?
See doctor: Sounds like you need some medical attention. Do not touch it and see doctor for exam and diagnosis and treatment plan ...Read more
I woke up with a painful red bump on my areola and it kinda looks like an ingrown hair or blister and is sore to touch including the side of my breast?
Breast: It is impossible to know what this is on the internet, you need to be seen and evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
Most breast lumps ar: A painless lump means it is not due to infection or inlammation. You should show it to your doctor some time soon especially if it is increasing in size over the next few months. Check it once every week or two and note the size for any increase. That will tell you if it could be something serious. ...Read more
I had sudden onset of a painful lump near the areola which has turned light pink should I be concerned?
Depends: Sudden onset usually means an infection of some kind. Applying heat for 10 minutes 2-4 times daily will often help if that's the case. If that doesn't help, the area should be examined. ...Read more
I had small lump in areola but I checked it many times so it now growed into a disk large lump so what now will it go? Does this mean my t. Is low?
Not necessarily: Go to see your doc and have further examination. If I am not mistaken, you are talking about a breast lump/breast enlargement correct- or gynecomastia. There are different causes of gynecomastia- from hormonal, medication, other disease-such as liver disease, tumor etc. If your doctor thinks that there is a lump there- a mammogram or sonogram of the breast as well as other blood tests can be done. ...Read more
Lately I've found somewhat large hard lumps on both sides of my chest and small puss filled bumps on my areolas. Is this normal?
Staph: You may have a mild staff infection I would try using an antiseptic soap if this does not improve I would let a physician see it and give you a definitive diagnosis ...Read more
Noticed small lumps on my areola's (breasts). I think they're Montgomery Tubercles. Should I be worried? Will the lumps disappear, and if so how long?
Montgomery Tubercles: Hi, as you mentioned yourself the bumps could be Montgomery Tubercles which become when stimulated and with hormonal changes. ...Read more
Normal: These lumps are called Montgomery glands and are normal. Some women have more prominent Montgomery glands than others. Do not be worried. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I'm a medical student nd im worried abt the (cyst/lump) on my both areolas I have them since puberty bt I've always thought they're nothing serious?
Ah, the dangers of : Learning about zebras as well as horses! If the lumps have remained the same size for many years, they are probably benign. They may be a bit of breast tissue. I think you need have your pcp examine them ; tell you if a bx. Is needed. The take-home lesson is that sometimes people just need to know they ; their loved ones are okay, because even a little anxiety can impact daily functioning. ...Read more
Had 2 tiny lumps under my left armpit a week ago, they dissapeared, then found hardening under my left areola. Now I have peasized lump under right armp?
Most likely OK: Probably folliculitis-inflamed hair follicles in the armpit, observe for a week or so, if persists, get it evaluated. ...Read more
No: A simple examination by your doctor can at least help differentiate benign looking lesions/ mole, as well as lump/ mass. If needed, your doctor can do other diagnostic test like ultrasound or biopsy. Have yourself examined for your peace of mind. ...Read more
I'm 20 year old female . I have. Lump/bump on both areolas since puberty I guess (one on each) they r hard 2 notice whn areolas constrict in cold?
What is the question: What is your question specifically? These 'lumps' have been with you for years. What is the concern today? What is prompting the question? ...Read more
A new mole appeared next to my areola which looks irregular is color and shape. I now have small lumps on my areola that puss. Should i be worried?
Consult: Your doctor, obstetrician or a dermatoligist. This is not something one can adequately answer on line. ...Read more
Have a marble size lump on my right areola below my nipple, only hurts when I lay on or touch it.I'm 41yrs old blk female whst could this be.I'm worrieD?
Could be a cyst: I would suggest you see a dermatologist to be sure it is a cyst of the skin and not in your breast. ...Read more
I noticed a lump in my breast today, it's located immediately above the areola. What do you think this lump is caused by?
There are a number: Of possible reasons for breast lumps. Please have breast lump medically checked. ...Read more
There is a reddish hard lump near my areola on my breast. I have never seen this before and it is painful to touch. Is this common?
See your doctor : No, not normal. See your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Bodybuilder, never used steroids, having puffy nipples for so long. When pressed inwards Feels there is hollowness under areola, no pain, no lumps.
Normal variant: Hard to be certain what the problem is without proper examination but on the onset it doesn't sound life- threatening. I'm a bodybuilder myself and nipples can be puffy for any number of reasons. When did this problem begin? How are your father's nipples? Do you have family history of breast disease? Is there any pain about the breasts? ...Read more