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Scabbed Montgomery Glands
How do I know if my montgomery glands are infected? If so, who do I contact to help the situation?
Please tell me if it is normal to have enlarged montgomery glands on one areola and none on the other?
Yes: The breasts are also normally different sizes as well. ...Read more
Why do montgomery glands come out, I never had this problem before n I have a one yr old all of sudden I start to c more n more appear around th areol?
Pregnancy: The montgomery glands are small sebaceous glands in and around the nipple (the areola) that secrete oily material that appears to lubricate and protect the areola. They may also be helpful to orient a baby to the nipple. ...Read more
Montgomery Glands: This article addresses your question==>http://www.007b.Com/nipple_gallery. Php. Don't worry - there is no lurking medical condition underlying their presence or prominence. What causes this - we don't really know, but they probably serve a natural lubricant function. ...Read more
They can be removed: The Montgomery glands are a natural part of the breast. They are sebaceous glands that produce oil and protect the nipples and areola. If they become too large I believe they can be removed surgically. Good luck ...Read more
Possible: If he ever tasted your skin when he did this it is certainly possible that they will become swollen. This will go down with time. Avoid putting any soap on your nipples. ...Read more
Hormonal changes: The enlarged appearance is often one of the very earliest signs seen in a pregnant woman from a prolactin level rise - even before a missed period. Ovulation and the time until your period are common times too. Rather than being caused by PMS, it would be that both are caused by hormonal changes. If you do miss your period - do a pregnancy test. Best! ...Read more
If the discharge appear bloody then need to see your doctor. No history is given but are you pregnant/
The Montgomery gland does give some oily substance discharge to help lubricate the breast. If raised and painful see your doctor ...Read more
I am a trans women and I have montgomery glands around my aerola just wondering if that means I am going through puberty as a woman?
Montgomery Glands: Glands of Montgomery are sebaceous glands in the areola (of the nipple). The glands make oily secretions (lipoid fluid) to keep the areola and the nipple lubricated and protected. ...Read more
My montgomery glands used to be so tiny and barely noticeable and now they are big and very noticeable and my boobs are really sensitive. Why is this?
They are normal: Montgomery glands are small glands in the nipple/ areolar area. Their presence is normal and do not need any special treatment. Occasionally they can become infected in which case medical treatment may be needed. ...Read more
Breast surgeon: I am not sure why you want to have these glands removed but a breast or plastic surgeon would be the choices. ...Read more
Glands of Montgomery: Montgomery glands are a normal part of the areola. I wouldn't try to get rid of them. ...Read more
I have a lighter period. For the past week and half I have had enlarged montgomery glands. Possible causes of enlarged montgomery glands?
Hormones: Changed. But I would check a pregnancy test to be certain you are not pregnant and at risk of a miscarriage. If it is positive call your OB right away. ...Read more
Not related: Montgomery glands, also referred to as areolar glands, are glands located in the areola area of the nipple. These glands appear on both the areola and on the nipple itself. The number of these glands vary. There can be fewer than five or more than 20 montgomery glands present. These glands are responsible for secreting fluid in order to keep the nipple and areola lubricated. ...Read more
My montgomery glands have a stinging pain when touched and my clothes irritate them. How to treat?
Short answer is yes: Never the less I would advise you to make an appointment with your OB. GYN for an examination to be 100% sure that something untoward is happening. ...Read more
There's a little ball next to my nipple that people say looks like a 3rd nipple in a way but it's more of my Montgomery glands and I I've had it for a?
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