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Doctor insights on: Why Do I Have A White Spot On One Of My Nipples

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Why do I have a white spot on one of my nipples?

Why do I have a white spot on one of my nipples?

Glands: It is normal to have white spots on your nipples. These are glands that help lubricate them during nursing. However, if the spot is tender, has pus or bloody discharge or seems to be getting bigger, see your doctor. ...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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I have a thick white waxy substance that came out of my right nipple in one spot only. I noticed my nipple was hard and sore.?

Nipple discharge: Could be abscess even non nursing women can get mastitis. Would need antibotics but any woman with a breast mass abnormality/ discharge should get a mammogram with ultrasound as well to be sure. ...Read more

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22 yrs f age. Have had multiple fibroadenomas both sides fr mny years. In white bra I see yellow spot at nipple area. Sumtimes one side & smtimes both.?

May be normal: Nipple discharge in a woman isn't necessarily abnormal, but should be evaluated by a doctor.
Nipple discharge can occur, either spontaneously or with squeezing the nipples or breasts. The discharge may appear milky, yellow, green, brown or bloody. It can vary from thick and sticky to thin and watery. ...Read more

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I have pain in my left breast and don't know why it is painful and very tender I feel it hardening in one particular spot it's not muscular or caridio problem the ER refuses to help me they just sent me home I also have had nipple discharge but it's clear

I have pain in my left breast and don't know why it is painful and very tender I feel it hardening in one particular spot it's not muscular or caridio problem the ER refuses to help me they just sent me home I also have had nipple discharge but it's clear

Breast specialist: You should see your primary care or gynecologist who can refer you to a breast specialist. This is not a problem that can be managed in the emergency room.
Look up fibrocystic changes in some of my other posts, it will help prepare you for your doctors visit. ...Read more

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I have a circle spot on my chest and it is raw skin and another one is developing next to it.

I have a circle spot on my chest and it is raw skin and another one is developing next to it.

Cannot tell: A pictures worth 1000 words do a HealthTap consult or see a dermatologist or primary care doctor in person really can't give you an answer with this kind of question ...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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Blisters in one spot on chest non itchy?

Blisters in one spot on chest non itchy?

A few options: Might be a local allergic reaction--jewelry, something in pocket of shirt, etc.--or from an insect bite (-s)--or early shingles / zoster. Should see your dr or urgent care dr to have it checked. ...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 can cause a black spot on a chest xray?

What can cause a black spot on a chest xray?

Air: Most abnormal spots seen in lungs are white. When air gets into soft tissues such as mediastinum, so called pneumomediastinum, or dissects into neck, subcutaneous emphysema, in pleural space, or in pericardial space can be noted as black in form of air collections. ...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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I have chest pain in one specific spot on the left side where pectorial muscle is. Sometimes I feel it when I get cold as well. What is it?

I have chest pain in one specific spot on the left side where pectorial muscle is. Sometimes I feel it when I get cold as well. What is it?

Chest pain: Likely it is musculoskeletal given your demograpic, is the pain reproducible by pressing on the site? If not reproducible then a good physical exam is in order. ...Read more

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I have a numbness, fuzzy feeling in one spot on the right side of my chest near my collar bone. Is this possibly something serious? It has been a continuous feeling of numbness/loss of sensation in the same spot for at least 2 weeks since I first noticed

I have a numbness, fuzzy feeling in one spot on the right side of my chest near my collar bone. Is this possibly something serious? It has been a continuous feeling of numbness/loss of sensation in the same spot for at least 2 weeks since I first noticed

Nerve issue: In the absence of pain, swelling, limitation of motion and respiratory difficulties, most likely you have a localized problem with a small sensory nerve in the skin. At any rate if the symptoms persist for 4 to 6 weeks without resolution, you should get a medical examination. ...Read more

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My stomach hurts in one spot between my belly button and chest, but just now started a day ago?

My stomach hurts in one spot between my belly button and chest, but just now started a day ago?

May have to see MD: Any stomach pain that did not disappear after a brief time must be seen by a professional (you physician). ...Read more

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Reddish pink spots/blotches on abdominal area and on one nipple and they occasionally get itchy. What could be causing that?

Reddish pink spots/blotches on abdominal area and on one nipple and they occasionally get itchy. What could be causing that?

Need eval to know.: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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I get mild angina on the left side of chest in one pin point spot when I get cold. Goes away when I warm up. My siblings have heart murmurs? Wat is it

I get mild angina on the left side of chest in one pin point spot when I get cold. Goes away when I warm up. My siblings have heart murmurs? Wat is it

Not angina: That's not angina (angina is the word used to describe the symptom of inadequate circulation in the heart muscle). Angina is never a discrete spot in your chest-it's a diffuse, hard to point to sensation of tightness or constriction affecting a broad area of your chest that begins during exertion and is relieved by resting. Heart murmurs are completely unrelated. Many are benign. ...Read more

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On going buzzing sensation in feet. Can't stand in one spot without feeling faint. On going chest pain too and constant burping. Help?

ER/UC: chest pain, sensation of near faiting and unexplained sensations require immediate medical evlauation at an ER or UC clinic- I suggest that you go now. ...Read more

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I have chest pain on my right side when I swallow. It's located in only one spot. Went to er had xray & blood tests. Everything came back normal.??

I have chest pain on my right side when I swallow. It's located in only one spot. Went to er had xray & blood tests. Everything came back normal.??

Throat exam: If symptoms persist, for completeness have a thorough examination of your throat by an Otolaryngologist and also a barium swallow fluroscopic exam of your esophagus. A gastroenterologist can also perform a gastroscopic examination of your esophagus instead but a normal barium swallow examination would be reassuring in your case in my opinion. ...Read more