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.

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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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