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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?
I have a swollen areola that hurts when I breastfeed my baby I try relieving it with a warm compress and pumping but it hasn't helped what could it be?
Swollen areola: It is possible that you have a subareolar abcess. See your doctor for evaluation immediately ...Read more
Have Mirena, (levonorgestrel) swollen right areola, feeling a vein under the skin, feels hot sometimes, should I be concerned?
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Swollen/puffy/soft areola, feels there is hollow under areola when pressed, become hard when rubbed. Having this for 7 years, Fat or gyno? Surgery?
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?
Why are my areola swollen but they don't hurt? I have had a normal period and haven't 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
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
I alway had small inverted nipples, why do they now look less inverted? My areolas look swollen & bigger with bruiselike spot above it- veinier breast
I'm having weird breast issues. It looks like one has shrunk (left) and the other has a bruised and swollen patch under the areola (right). US on right breast didn't show anything. Swollen lymph nodes in both sides but also in my neck as I've been sick fo
One of my areolas has been swollen since puberty (i'm 18 now), what can be done to reduce its size to normal?
Normal: At age 18, the breast may still change and develop. It's normal to have differences between the breasts during this time. It's also normal for women to have differences from one side to the other later in life. But it's more common in young women. If the difference in sides is very noticeable after age 25, plastic surgery can be considered. ...Read more
One of my areolas has been swollen ever since puberty, (i'm 18 now), what can be done to reduce it to its regular size?
Wait: It still has time to even out. Breast will continue to change until a woman reaches complete reproductive prime. Sometimes this isn't' until mid-20s. If after that time, there is a significant bothersome difference between the breasts, a consultation with a cosmetic surgeon would be possible. ...Read more
I have several swollen very painful areas that appear to be bug bits. There are some under each armpit, and one next to my areola? Male
Lower part of my left areola sometimes becomes pale and a little bit swollen, no other symptoms. What's wrong? I have also systs and ligament...
Areola: This could be infection but rare conditions like paget's disease of the breast which is a cancer of the nipple has to be ruled out. You should see your doctor. Sometimes inflamation if superficial veins on the breast may cause a disease called mondors disease which can sometimes falsely look like thickened cords or ligaments underneath your breast. You should see a doc. ...Read more
Medical evaluation: There may be an infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
My left areola is bigger and a little bit swollen, also sometimes becomes pale on the lower part. Should I worry about some kind of cancer?
No: There can be discrepancies in the size of both breast and areola. The only time for concern is if an ulcerating area appears from the nipple and invades the surface of the areola, Pagets of the nipple. There can be some cystic tissue under the areola but usually this area devoid of dense breast tissue. If mammo/sono then just carefully watch with periodic surgical check up. ...Read more
My areola on my right breast is swollen. It changes constantly. Top half, bottom half, left, or right.
I've recently woke up with my left nipple hurting. It kinda feels swollen & I feel something hard in my areola. But, it's not pea sized. What is this?
It is...: Time to get a breast examination and breast ultrasound: never ignore any breast mass or lump. ...Read more
I have a small hole like round scab on my areola right by nipple. Red and a little swollen, what is it?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options because this could be lots of different things. ...Read more
I woke up today and I have always had pimple like bumps around my areola but they are bigger painful and my actual left nipple is swollen what's wrong?
Have gotten hard pea size bumps under the areola, breast are swollen, and breast are hot at the touch. And they hurt. Can this be why I'm tired.
Should see your dr: Unfortunately, your symptoms really require the benefit of an examination. If they are hot and red, it could be an infection, or possibly something else, and rare forms of breast cancer, though it would be unlikely to happen to both breasts at the same time. ...Read more
Localized pain on lower left areola for ~ 4 days. Feels slightly bumpier / swollen. Have Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD & no active menstrual cycle. Not sure if I feel lu?
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'm a breastfeeding mom, and I have a swollen montgomery gland with a patch of rash around that and half of my areola. It is not painful but itchy.
My 2-year old daughter has a (pink) bump pimple like on her right breast (areola area), and it is swollen a bit and slips when touched. What cud it be
On Clomid (clomiphene) I ovulated and no period y am I having symptoms? Hotflashes headaches urinate more feel like swollen vagina brown ring on my left areola
Clomid (clomiphene): If you don't have periods after using clomid (clomiphene), (clomiphene) you might be pregnant or have a residual ovarian cysts causing delay in your cycle. Follow up with your obgyn to rule out pregnancy, vaginal infectio causing symptoms in vagina. Hot flashes are caused by clomid (clomiphene). ...Read more