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Posted by ayeayeaye (Member # 16787) on :
i've always had these bumps on my areolas which i know is normal, but i recently realized that someof them will get these ittle white heads on them and i can squeeze them and a little bit of junk will come out like a pimple. could these be pimples on my areolas, is this normal?i am kind of a zitty person otherwise so i guess it wouldn't surprise me even though its kind of gross. they never before had these white heads on them that i noticed at least so i don't know if this is a new development or what? any advice?
Posted by Heather (Member # 3) on :
Actually, they likely are are the normal Montgomery glands of the areola.

Stop squeezing them, as you may then cause an infection in them. They're normal: those glands exist to help keep the nipples healthy and less irritated during breast-feeding, as they are oil-producing.

Posted by ayeayeaye (Member # 16787) on :
oh okay, is it normal for them to have little white heads on them?

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