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white bumps around nipples on breasts.what are these?

help they started about 2 months ago

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Asked by tawnyaj at 9:25 AM on Jun. 22, 2008 in Health

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  • hard white bumps around and on my nipples and tender boobs w ...
    Jun 30, 2007 ... Posted: 05/09/07 - 08:55 Post subject: hard white bumps around and on my nipples ... Cracked,Dry,Scabbed Nipples and Im Not Breast Feeding ...

    Answer by vbruno at 10:02 AM on Jun. 22, 2008

  • Are they hard or are they just kind of there? I ask because I started having these around the time I started lactating with my first pregnancy and they've never went away. I don't exactly what they are, but the doctor said it's completely normal *shrug*

    Answer by MamaPyratekk at 10:37 AM on Jun. 22, 2008

  • They are called Montgomery's Tubricsles, they are oil glands to help keep your skin near you nipples soft. If you wash with too much soap it washes away the oils and makes it too dry and can even crack.

    Answer by xvgarnetpixievx at 8:10 PM on Jun. 22, 2008

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