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

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

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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Have small white bumps on nipples. What is cause?

Have small white bumps on nipples. What is cause?

Glands of montgomery: Areolar glands or glands of montgomery 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. They vary in size but appear like bumps or pimples over the areola. ...Read more

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I have small bumps around my nipples. Is that normal?

Montgomery Glands?: Glands of montgomery are small bumps on the areola. ...Read more

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I have hard small bumps around my nipple on my breast?

Montgomery glands: If the bumps look like "goosebumps" on or around the nipple, they are probably montgomery glands, which produce a lubricant to keep the nipple protected. They are normal and nothing to be concerned about, but if you are worried, or think they might be something else, see your doctor and find out for sure. ...Read more

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I have hunger pains I've also noticed that I have small bumps around my nipples could this be a sign of my period, should I be concerned?

Those small bumps: Are likely montgomery glands. They are on the nipple ; areola and lubricate those tissues. They are normal. They enlarge during pregnancy and lactation. ...Read more

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I have hunger pains I've also noticed that I have small bumps around my nipples, could this be a sign of my period or should I be really concerned?

I have hunger pains I've also noticed that I have small bumps around my nipples, could this be a sign of my period or should I be really concerned?

Symptoms: Those small bumps around the nipples may be Montgomery Glands. The only way to know if you are pregnant is to take a pregnancy test. But, it may not turn positive until you have missed your period. Can take an early response type test for earlier results. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness, cheesy discharge) and breast bud. I also have small bumps on my nipples.

Need to see GYN MD: You need to see a GYN MD or Planned Parenthood clinic as you may have a vaginal infection and the health service team can identify the bumps on your nipples. ...Read more

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I felt a small bump around my right nipple what could this be? Should I contact my doctor?

I felt a small bump around my right nipple what could this be? Should I contact my doctor?

Yes: A small bump near your nipple is likely to be a blocked sweat gland at the edge of the nipple, called a montgomery's gland. But you do not want to miss something more serious such as a breast cancer. See your doctor promptly. ...Read more

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My right nipple is very painful to touch. I have two small painful bumps on my nipple. Also feel a painful bump under my right armpit. No pain in left?

Infection Vs Other: You need to have your breast evaluated right away. You may have an infection or something much more serious such as a cancer. Please do not wait to have this evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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17 male & my left nipple has been itching like crazy. There is a small bump next to the nipple tip as well. Is it dry, eczema, irritation from soap?

17 male & my left nipple has been itching like crazy. There is a small bump next to the nipple tip as well. Is it dry, eczema, irritation from soap?

Possible: Use only unscented lotion soap. Make sure laundered clothing has been rinsed thoroughly and do not use too much detergent. In the meanwhile apply topical cortisone cream at area for a few days to see if it helps. See doctor if not improved. ...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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I have a small, painful bump on the outter edge of my nipple. Is it a pimple?

I have a small, painful bump on the outter edge of my nipple. Is it a pimple?

Could be: Application of topical antibiotics may help. If increased swelling, seek help ...Read more

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Please tell me why I have small pimple like bumps n my nipple and the surrounding part?

Please tell me why I have small pimple like bumps n my nipple and the surrounding part?

Montgomery glands: The bumps may be Montgomery glands or tubercules. These are sebaceous glands and sweat glands. They keep the nipple and areola (surrounding part of the nipple) well lubricated. ...Read more

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Will anyone tell me how come I have small pimple like bumps n my nipple and the surrounding part?

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. ...Read more

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I am a 45 year old woman, today I've noticed small itchy bumps on the base of right and left nipple. Please guide to what it might be. Thank you?

I am a 45 year old woman, today I've noticed small itchy bumps on the base of right and left nipple. Please guide to what it might be. Thank you?

Nipple Itch: Common causes of nipple itch include chemical irritants, such as soap and laundry detergent, dry skin, and medication side effects. Contact dermatitis can also result in nipple itch. Depending on the cause, an itching feeling may occur in one or both nipples, and it may be accompanied by redness, pain, swelling, or discharge from the affected nipples. ...Read more

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I am a 45 year old woman, today I've noticed small itchy bumps on the base of right and left nipple. Please guide to what it might be. Thank you?

I am a 45 year old woman, today I've noticed small itchy bumps on the base of right and left nipple. Please guide to what it might be. Thank you?

Nipple Itch: Common causes of nipple itch include chemical irritants, such as soap and laundry detergent, dry skin, and medication side effects. Contact dermatitis can also result in nipple itch. Depending on the cause, an itching feeling may occur in one or both nipples, and it may be accompanied by redness, pain, swelling, or discharge from the affected nipples. ...Read more

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