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White Spots On Nipples Sign Of Pregnancy
Ihave white spots that are lighter then my skin on my neck and chest spreeding fast. Can my pregnacy have anything to do with it?
Tinea versicolor: Check this image. If its tinea versicolor its easily treated w/topical or oral meds. As you are pregnant, i'd use a topical selenium sulfide preparation but only if its really bothering you. Its not a big deal to treat it after you are done w/the pregnancy. No big deal. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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
Montgomery Glands?: Small bumps with white material inside are likely montgomery glands. ...Read more
Hey I have been having trouble the last 3 days my right nipple is very sore and I noticed there's 2 little white spots on it should I go to hosp?
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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
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
I'm 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?
I have white spots on my nipples and they are tender to feel also IV had head aches more frequently and really bad gas?
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?
White spots on back: I recently saw some water drop size white spots on my back and ignored them. They are multiplying, now on my neck, an chest. Help?
I found some white spots on my back and shoulders, what should I do? P.S. Today I noticed some small spots on my chest and neck!
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
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
Spots: Spots, skin lesions, rashes etc. Are all unfortunately impossible to diagnose over the computer. It certainly sounds like you have some definite skin conditions that need evaluating, diagnosing, and treating. "Spots" can sometime be a type of Tinea Versicolor, but as stated, you need an exam. Best wishes. ...Read more
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
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
What are these white spots on my skin? I am brown skinned. They don't look like vitaligo. Are on my arms as white spots & my chest as silvery patches.
Inadequate info: Your description is very vague. Skin diagnosis really needs a good examination. See your pcp or dermatologist. ...Read more
I have little white spots on my tonsils. Is it mucus? I have a possible chest cold like my mom. I have been coughing for about two weeks.
Possibly...: It sounds like you have an upper respiratory infection which could either be bacterial or viral. You may also have acute bronchitis which accounts for the "chest cold". You may have tonsillitis or even strep throat. You need to see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. You need a physical exam and possibly a throat culture. Good luck! ...Read more
Hi, I have these white spots/patches on my back, upper chest, armpits, back knee. Thry aren't itchy but they have been there for several months now.
Need to see: A doctor who can examine these areas to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
I have little small white spots all over my back and chest the pop as I touch/scratch them what could this be they are getting worse I have about 80?
I had a tiny white spots in. My arms, in my back, and chest, what's the best cream should I use to cure this kind of skin problems?
Diagnosis needed: Without a clear cut diagnosis - it really isn't possible to advise you which medication would be effective. Take care. ...Read more
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