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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)

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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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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

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My areola on my right breast is swollen. It changes constantly. Top half, bottom half, left, or right.

My areola on my right breast is swollen. It changes constantly. Top half, bottom half, left, or right.

Breast asymmetry: Hi Laura. How old are you? Are you somewhere in puberty? Breast changes during puberty (which include areolar changes) may be temporally asymmetrical. Of course, you can ignore that if you're far past puberty. ...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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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