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I have white spots around nipple area, what is the cause of this?

I have white spots around nipple area, what is the cause of this?

Montgomery Glands?: Small bumps with white material inside are likely montgomery glands. ...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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What could cause white spots on nipples?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What can I do about tender breasts and little white spots on nipples?

What can I do about  tender breasts and little white spots on nipples?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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What can cause white spots on the nipple?

What can cause white spots on the nipple?

Montgomery Glands: The skin of the nipple has modified oil (sebaceous) glands that lubricate the nipple called montgomery glands. Cysts can develop when these get blocked; rarely, these get infected and need to be lanced. Bottom line: no pain/no drainage/no worries. ...Read more

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What are these white spots on my nipples? Should i be worried?

Probably not: Have them checked by your doctor. They are most likely the "glands of montgomery", normal elevations on the areola. The duct endings in the nipple may also look like white spots, especially if a patient has nursed... ...Read more

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I took two birth control pills and i now have white spots on my nipples, normal?

Not related : Birth control pills will not cause white spots on the nipples. Any change on the nipple should be followed by an examination from your doctor. ...Read more

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Help! there's white spots on my nipples, tender breasts & very painful?

Help! there's white spots on my nipples, tender breasts & very painful?

See you doctor: Many reasons for tender breasts. The white spots may be cysts. Cysts can be treated, sometimes need excised. Your doctor can guide your treatment. ...Read more

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Im noticing my breasts have been swelling there are little white spots on my nipples, the skin underneath my breast is hurting a bit..what is this?

Im noticing my breasts have been swelling there are little white spots on my nipples, the skin underneath my breast is hurting a bit..what is this?

Swelling breasts: Are you sexually acitve? Then would check HCG blood urine for pregnancy. If no pregnancy consider mammogram. It may just be pre-menstrual changes versus pregnancy versus breast lesion. Also check prolactin and TSH , ...Read more

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I have white spots on my nipples and they are tender to feel also IV had head aches more frequently and really bad gas?

I have white spots on my nipples and they are tender to feel also IV had head aches more frequently and really bad gas?

Multiple issues: Infection in nipple....use local antibiotic. Tylenol/motrin for HA. Use Gasex otc for gas.Better see PMD.......very rarely some connection can be found and treated. ...Read more

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I have white spots come up around my nipple what could it be ?

I have white spots come up around my nipple what could it be ?

Areolar skin glands: They are probably montgomery tubercles, which are areolar glands that help provide lubrication to the nipple and are more pronounced in pregnancy. If its something new, or you're having abnormal discharge or pain, you should probably get it checked out by your doc just to be on safe side. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my nipples and im just wondering am i pregnant?

Not related: White spots on nipples, to my knowledge, isn't related to pregnancy at all. If you're worried that you're pregnant, take a home pregnancy test. They are fast and accurate and then you'll have your answer and know. If you feel a breast mass at all, see a doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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My breasts are very sore and I have tiny white spots around my nipples, have took a pregnancy test came back negitve but it may be to soon. ?

My breasts are very sore and  I have tiny white spots around my nipples,  have took a pregnancy test came back negitve but it may be to soon. ?

Likely too early to: Test. Urine pregnancy tests start turning positive about 7-10 days after a missed period. You may see your doctor for a blood test that may be positive 2-3 days after a missed period. See this site for more info.
http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/pregnancy-am-i-pregnant. ...Read more

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I'm not pregnant, but I have these white spots on my nipples and they show up more clearly once hot water touch my breast. What are they?

I'm not pregnant, but I have these white spots on my nipples and they show up more clearly once hot water touch my breast. What are they?

Montgomery Glands: The skin of the nipple has modified oil (sebaceous) glands that lubricate the nipple called montgomery glands. Cysts can develop when these get blocked; rarely, these get infected and need to be lanced. Bottom line: no pain/no drainage/no worries. ...Read more

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Sore nipples white spots around the nipple stomach cramping bloating hot sweats been off the contraceptive pill for 4-5 weeks to a test neg?

Sore nipples white spots around the nipple stomach cramping bloating hot sweats  been off the contraceptive pill for 4-5 weeks to a test neg?

See a doctor: You may have a yeast infection, bacterial infection, viral infection or simply irritable bowel syndrome if you are cetain you are not pregnant. See your doctor to determine what is currently bothering you as well as discuss why you would stop contraception. Some life drama is less than necessary. ...Read more

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I av little white pimple spots round my nipples i am 5 days late but was steralised in 2006 any ideas?

Breast evaluation: Any new lumps, bumps or skin changes should be evaluated by your physician who can do an exam and visualize the area in question. This may be a normal finding but someone will need to see it to determine the next steps. ...Read more

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Both of my breasts r lumpy. The lumps goes away when menses start. But b4 10 days of my due date I've severe pain. Nipples have white spots n itching ?

Both of my breasts r lumpy. The lumps goes away when menses start. But b4 10 days of my due date I've severe pain. Nipples have white spots n itching ?

Need more info: Your age is important and your OB/GYN history is also needed. The symptoms with your nipples could be a yeast infection. It is very important for you to make an appointment with your OB/GYN physician very soon. ...Read more

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Iam male 61 yrs. I have white spots on my leg chest and back. Pl suggest remedy. Thank you?

Iam male 61 yrs. I have white spots on my leg chest and back. Pl suggest remedy. Thank you?

Hard to say: Without seeing the "white spots" you are talking about. For all you know it could just be normal physiologic changes in the skin. But, if you are concerned, please consult with your physician. ...Read more

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Got a fairly severe sunburn, it started to peel & I peeled some skin prematurely. Now I have tiny, white spots covering my chest. Are these permanent?

Got a fairly severe sunburn, it started to peel & I peeled some skin prematurely. Now I have tiny, white spots covering my chest. Are these permanent?

No if care immediat: Sunburns are different types and not all people equal. The darker the skin type 6 are less prone and type one with least melanin pigment get the worst. Peeling is a natural hpmeostasis mechanics trying to get rid of dead epithelial cells and build new. I recommend keep area covered with sterile gauze and use topical antibiotics and silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream. You may need systemic antibiotics. See MD. Now ...Read more

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15 little white spots on chest after returning from holiday not a rash or itch but spots from nowhere should I go Docter ?

15 little white spots on chest after returning from holiday not a rash or itch but spots from nowhere should I go Docter ?

See your doctor: There could be several causes of these white spots. It would be prudent to consult your doctor to find out the cause and plan the further treatment accordingly. ...Read more

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Got a bad sunburn months ago, it started to peel & I peeled it before it was ready. Now I have tiny, white spots covering my chest that won't go away.

Got a bad sunburn months ago, it started to peel & I peeled it before it was ready. Now I have tiny, white spots covering my chest that won't go away.

Sun damage: Those "white spots" are likely areas of low pigmentation brought about by damage to the melanocytes (cells that make pigment) from the sunburn. It may take a year for them to kick back in and for your skin to look normal color again. In the meantime, make sure you use sunscreen daily and pamper your skin in next few months with moisturizers and avoidance of irritants. ...Read more

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I white spots on stomach and spreading chest?

I white spots on stomach and spreading chest?

Hard to say: Could be a fungal infection like tinea alba or vitiligo (loss of pigment) or a reaction to a medicine or skin product. Other things could do it, too, including leprosy! See a doc and get it sorted out. ...Read more