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Doctor insights on: Tiny, White Bumps On The Nipple

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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 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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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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Feel tiny tiny bump growing right beside nipple,like attached to it,pretty much impossible to tell and feel but I'm paranoid,15 what to do?

Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...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