Areola

What is Areola?

Usually the term areola is used for the central pigmented area of the breast containing the nipple. But it can be used to describe every circular area with a different colour all over the body.

Questions and answers on "Areola"

HI,
I have noticed over the last couple of months that a section of my areola on my left breast has completely disappeared..
What could this...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Can be hormonal or tumor

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

i can understand your concerns.

Any changes in areola or skin of breat should be taken...

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I had a hetroscopic surgery on December 23rd and a D&C to remove polyps. today my nipples are real tender not the areola just the nipples. what...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Hello, I would be happy to help...

Detailed Answer:
You had a "hysteroscopic" surgery to remove uterine polyps. This has no effect on...

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Hi, several days ago I have had a pain between the left sternum and left breast. I talked about costochondritis, but to touch me lying down I feel...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Its less likely to be a cancer. More like an inflammation

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Thank you for using HCM to post your question.
I...

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Recent questions on  Areola

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i am a 20 yr old female and i have noticed My areola has a light patch on the top of it. like the same color of my skin i have also had random...

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Hello to all the doctors that read my enquiry. I am a 25 year old black female. I have a patch under my right nipple on my aereola. This patch came...

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i got into an accident and it shifted my areola to the left of my breast and my nipped also got shifted to the left side of my areola so my areola...

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Hi I m a teenage girl, sexually active, never had a child. And lately my nipple was peeling, like dry skin was coming off, and there were little...

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Can you get a zit in your nipple? Because I did!!! I didn't know you could get one there. It was the size of a marble and when I squeezed it tons...

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I have had this mole on my areola for about a year or so. Does it look cancerous? Is it normal to get moles here? The photo may be hard to tell,...

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My new born baby is 8 days old and her mother did not got milk for first 5 days and after that she is getting small amounts only till then baby is...

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