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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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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..?

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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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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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

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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