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White Bumps On Areola
Causes of more prominent white bumps on areola of breasts? Is it serious?Never used to be so prominent thanks.
Recently I developed white bumps on my areola in the shape of a ring, And I'm on my period. what could be the cause of this? And will it go away?
White bumps on beeas: those bumps are called Montgomery's glands Nd they lubricate the nipple especially when nursing. They change throughout your cycle. Never squeeze or pick them as that can cause infection. ...Read more
I have read that white bumps on the areola are sure signs of pregnancy. Is this true? I have an 9 month old already and never paid attention before!
Small white bump on my areola for a month(I'm breastfeeding) that only hurt the last few days. It broke and is really sore, what should I do?
Warm compresses: will likely help the area drain and relieve the pain. If worsening, you should consult physician ...Read more
Period and pregnancy. Not sure if I'm pregnant or not. Periods are regular. Frequent urination, white raised bumps on areola, fatigue. Poss pregnancy?
I am 7 weeks post partum & fully breastfeeding, i noticed white pimple like bumps on my areola close to my nipple but not on the nipple. What is this?
Normal: There are two types of bumps. The areola has many small glands that produce lubricating secretions for the nipple. These glands get larger as we age, and become more obvious. Also there are erectile muscles beneath the skin of the areola that can can make the areola "bunch up" when it is cold or stimulated. ...Read more
Montgomery Glands?: If it was just one - i would wonder if you had a montgomery gland cyst? With pain of multiple areas - has the skin become too dry or chapped ? If yes, use a lubricant. Has fabric been abraiding the tissue of your areolas? If so, use a soft bra. ...Read more
Not sure: It would need to be seen by a doctor. Let your doctor check it. ...Read more
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Most women: have a series of small Montgomery Glands (small bumps) on areolas and nipples. If you have a mass - please get it checked Take care. ...Read more
Small, painful, hard bump on areola. Pain is only dull, and hurts when bothered. Just showed up last night, could it just be an injury from a bra?
The only way I can think of to explain this is It looks like an eraser was ran across the lower part of my areola. No pain/bumps. What could it be?
Color change: sounds like you have an area around your nipple that has changed color. It may be due to a condition called tinea versicolor which causes lighter spots on your skin; it can be treated sometimes with OTC selsun blue shampoo. However other conditions can cause lightening of the skin (medicines, lotions/creams). If it does not go away in a few weeks you can see your doctor about it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers