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Doctor insights on: White Spots On Nipples Sign Of Pregnancy

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What could cause white spots on nipples?

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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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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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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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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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 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

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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

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