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What does it mean when u have swollen areola?

What does it mean when u have swollen areola?

More info: more specifics are needed ime of cycle unilateral or bilateral any trauma are youe pregnant? etc etc .please ask again or have a pvt convo ...Read more

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Areola (Definition)

The areola is the dark ...Read more


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Can pale areola (on lower part) and a little bit swollen areola be a sign of some kind of cancer, or it could be something other?

Can pale areola (on lower part) and a little bit swollen areola be a sign of some kind of cancer, or it could be something other?

Not likely cancer: Cancer of the breast rarely presents as a localized areolar swelling, and you are younger than most breast cancer patients. See your doctor to allay your anxiety, and to see if what you describe is due to some other problem, such as a skin disease. ...Read more

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Swollen right areola, feeling a vein under the skin, feels hot sometimes?

Swollen right areola, feeling a vein under the skin, feels hot sometimes?

Good breast exam: Have your PMD perform a good breast exam. Is there any discharge from the nipple? Any tenderness. You may require further work up after a breast exam...to me this sounds normal with nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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So i got my tubes cut tied an burned 3 years agi the other day i noticed my boobs were swollen an my areola was itchy an had white spots on them i squ?

No certainty: Tubal ligation is no 100 % guarantee for not getting pregnant. Especially when performed at a young age (early twenties) the risk of failure is 10 - 20 times higher than in women over the age of 35. A pregnancy test will show if your symptoms come from a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why are my areola swollen but they dont hurt? I have had a normal period and havent missed a birth control pill.

Areola swelling: A number of different conditions and medical problems can cause a puffy areola, but in most cases normal hormonal shifts are to blame. ...Read more

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My left breast for 3days now are sore/swollen with both areola's darker followed by 2 irregular cycles i feel no lumps in breast i'm concerned, help?

My left breast for 3days now are sore/swollen with both areola's darker followed by 2 irregular cycles i feel no lumps in breast i'm concerned, help?

Exam: It's difficult to say what is happening, but you should have an examination by a medical practitioner. Soreness of a single breast could possibly be a sign of pregnancy, if you are active in that way, but usually it is both breasts. Please take care of this so you won't have to worry. ...Read more

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My areolas are swollen, flaky and moist. My bra keep getting wet and sticking to my bra. I am not breastfeeding. How can treat over the counter ?

See a doctor: you can apply hydrocortisone cream from over the counter,it will dry it up but nipple drainage is not something that you should ignored,and take lightly. you should see a doctor even if if does get better. thank you. ...Read more