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I've got little lumps around my nipples is this normal?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Yes

All women and most men have little lumps on the areola around the nipple papilla itself.
They're called montgomery's glands. During nursing, they produce a waxy substance like chap-stick that keeps baby's lips from chapping.

In brief: Yes

All women and most men have little lumps on the areola around the nipple papilla itself.
They're called montgomery's glands. During nursing, they produce a waxy substance like chap-stick that keeps baby's lips from chapping.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Lumps on nipples

If you worry about those 'funny bumps' on the areola, those are supposed to be there; they are called montgomery glands or areolar skin glands.
Their function is partially unknown, but scientists suppose they secrete a liquid that lubricates the nipple/areola area.

In brief: Lumps on nipples

If you worry about those 'funny bumps' on the areola, those are supposed to be there; they are called montgomery glands or areolar skin glands.
Their function is partially unknown, but scientists suppose they secrete a liquid that lubricates the nipple/areola area.
Dr. Michael Fisher
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