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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


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I have small bumps on my breast near the nipple that are itchy and weep fluid and sometimes have pus filled bumps as well. What is it?

I have small bumps on my breast near the nipple that are itchy and weep fluid and sometimes have pus filled bumps as well. What is it?

Areolar glands: Areolar glands are sebaceous glands in the areola surrounding the nipple. The glands make oily secretions (lipoid fluid) to keep the areola and the nipple lubricated and protected. The round bumps are found in the areola, and on the nipple itself. They can become exposed and raised when the nipple is stimulated, and irritated by over-stimulation and ill-fitting clothing. Visit your doc to be sure ...Read more

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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

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My 7yo daughter has red bumps filled with pus sparsely spread from her chest to her upper inside thigh. Started over 3 months ago and slowing spreadin?

My 7yo daughter has red bumps filled with pus sparsely spread from her chest to her upper inside thigh. Started over 3 months ago and slowing spreadin?

Pustules: May be folliculitis or impetigo. Best to take her to your pediatrician or family medical doctor or dermatologist for an exam. Rashes are difficult to diagnose and treat without exam. Besides infectious causes, there are rare things like pustular psoriasis. ...Read more

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I have started getting tiny, itchy water filled bumps on my arms and chest when exercising (indoors). Are these sweat blisters? Any prevention tips?

I have started getting tiny, itchy water filled bumps on my arms and chest when exercising (indoors). Are these sweat blisters? Any prevention tips?

Heat rash: It sounds like a type of heat rash known as miliaria crystallina. See if online pics match. Avoid situations that can lead to excessive sweating, such as hot, humid environments and strenuous physical activity. Dry your skin thoroughly (baby powder as needed); and wear lightweight, loose-fitting clothes ideally made w/cotton. However with all this said, take a picture and bring it to a derm ; confirm. ...Read more

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What could these bumps on my nipples be?

? Montgomery Glands: Small bumps on the aerola surrounding the nipple may be montgomery glands (which are normal). ...Read more

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I have a bump on my nipples. Should I be worried?

Depends: It is depend on the size of bump onthe nipples whetherb or not it I a pimple or a furuncle (skin infection). One canuse topical such as otc neosporin, other may require oral antibiotic.Your doctor can give appropriate med depend on evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes itchness on the nipple or bumps on the areola?

Nerve pain: The 'pain' is interpreted as an itch. The 'bumps' are actually called montgomery glands. ...Read more

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What is a bump around your nipple when popped puss comes out?

Areolar glands: Areolar glands or glands of montgomery are sebaceous glands in the areola surrounding the nipple. The glands make oily secretions to keep the areola and the nipple lubricated and protected. It is possible for them to become infected. See your doctor for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Bump on my nipple. When I try to squeeze it, it hurts and seems to be getting bigger?

Bump on nipple: May be a cyst or a small folliculitis (follicle infection)but since it is on the nipple get a mammogram. may need antibiotics topical and or systemic, Follow up with doc/urgent care ...Read more

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Why all of a sudden do I have little bumps right near my nipple? Where nipple meets areola?

Both sides?: Commonly women have prominent oil glands around the areola called montgomery glands. They are numerous and are usually flesh colored or slightly yellow. They usually occur on both areolas and not just on one side. If you are concerned about your nipples/areolas you should consult a doctor for an official diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have this thing that looks like an organ of some sort in my vagina and has little bumps that look like nipples what could this be?

I have this thing that looks like an organ of some sort in my vagina and has little bumps that look like nipples what could this be?

See your gyn!!: It could be a foreign body, such as an old condom or old tampon. If you have had vaginal deliveries, it is possible that you have "prolapse". This means that the supporting tissues and muscles that hold your organs in position have stretched out so much that either your uterus or your bladder is low down in the vagina, instead of higher up in the pelvis. ...Read more

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My boyfriend sucked my nipples and the day after that I got a bump, is it going to disappear soon? Should I put some "vitacilina" the mexican remedy?

My boyfriend sucked my nipples and the day after that I got a bump, is it going to disappear soon? Should I put some "vitacilina" the mexican remedy?

Most likely: The lump is most likely due to the trauma of sucking and may be a hematoma (collection of blood from a broken blood vessel).
I would recommend that you apply cold compresses to the area for 15 minutes 3-4 times daily.
If it becomes red, hot, and painful, it may be due to a secondary infection and you should see your doctor for it. ...Read more

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I have bumps on my boob near my nipple?

I have bumps on my boob near my nipple?

May be normal: We have glands within the areola called "Montgomery's glands" that help lubricate the skin of the nipple. They can look like bumps as we get older and the contents of the glands get backed up. Also, we have hair follicles surrounding the nipple. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I have a pimple like bump on my nipple. What could it be?

It could: Be a number of things, but it needs to be seen and evaluated by a physician to give you an appropriate answer. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have bumps around your nipples?

Bumps on nipples: Bumps on the nipples are normal in both men and women. They are usually visually more prominent glands. ...Read more

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Why is it that I have small bumps around my nipples?

Likely: Montgomery glands. These help to keep the aerolas and nipples moisturized. ...Read more

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I have bump on my nipple (i'm a guy), what do you recommend?

I have bump on my nipple (i'm a guy), what do you recommend?

Visit your doctor: The best place to start is your regular doctor. If you don't have one, it is that time. ...Read more

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I got my nipples pierced and I can feel a bump in my areola?

Well. ..: Probably just the body recognizing that there is something in the body the body that shouldn't be there -- however -- best to have it checked out by your doctor just to be sure. Always better safe than sorry in this instance! Hope that helps! ...Read more

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There are bumps on nipples, does this indicate I'm pregnant or not?

Small bumps with: Central white on nipples and aerolas are likely montgomery glands. They can become larger during pregnancy ; lactation but that is not diagnostic of pregnancy. So, take a home pregnancy test if you have missed your period. Take care. ...Read more

Sebum (Definition)

The semifluid secretion of the sebaceous glands, consisting chiefly of fat, ...Read more