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Causes of more prominent white bumps on areola of breasts? Is it serious?Never used to be so prominent thanks.

Causes of more prominent white bumps on areola of breasts? Is it serious?Never used to be so prominent thanks.

Not serious: White bumps on the areola are sebaceous glands of montgomery. It is normal for these glands to sometimes become more prominent with age or during or after pregnancy. ...Read more

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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

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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

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Period and pregnancy. Not sure if I'm pregnant or not. Periods are regular. Frequent urination, white raised bumps on areola, fatigue. Poss pregnancy?

Period and pregnancy. Not sure if I'm pregnant or not. Periods are regular. Frequent urination, white raised bumps on areola, fatigue. Poss pregnancy?

Possible: If you have been having unprotected sex then you are possibly pregnant although your symptoms alone are pretty non specific. you should get a home pregnancy test kit and find out for sure. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Get it checked out: See your physician for an exam and find out whether you have a plugged duct, milk blister or an abscess along with a case of mastitis. All three can give a pimple-like appearance. ...Read more

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What causes bumps on the areola?

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