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What does a lump on the areola indicate?

My PCP has me to take a pregnancy test. I’m anxious & don’t fully believe I could be pregnant. My boyfriend & I use protection, I haven’t had any symptoms & I just had my cycle 05/09. I went in for a small lesion/lump on my areola & before I left she requested a pregnancy test. Could I be pregnant?
Fri, 23 Feb 2018
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi.,
Thanks for the query. I understanď your concern.
small tubercles along border of areola on breast... suggest rise in pregnancy hormones...exibited earliest in early pregnancy.... thats wby you were advjsex to go for
pregnancy test.
proper time for home pregnancy test is 8 days delay in menstruation.
Alternativy hormonal imbalance &irregular periods can cause such breast changes... these need I vestigatik s if pregnancy test is -ve.
Thanks.

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