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Skin Problems: Contagious Rashes, Bumps, and Blisters
Why do rashes, bumps, and blisters appear on your skin? There are several medical causes. Find out what causes bumps, rashes, and...
Pain-Relief Tips for Bumps, Bruises, Sprains, and Strains in Pictures
View this First Aid slideshow on Care and Pain Relief. See how to get pain relief if you've bumped your head, sprained your...
Plastic Surgery: Before and After Photos of Cosmetic Surgeries
Thinking about getting plastic surgery? Check out before and after pictures of popular plastic surgery procedures, including:...
Skin Problems: Skin Conditions Below the Waist
Skin conditions like acne, eczema, psoriasis, and allergies may produce redness and other symptoms. See your dermatologist right...
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Can Inverted Nipples Be Corrected Without Surgery?
Learn what medical treatments can help with inverted nipples without the need for surgery.
Breast Lumps (in Women)
Breast lumps in women can have a variety of causes such as breast inflammation, infection, injuries, cancer, and non-cancerous growths. Breast lumps in women are diagnosed with physical exam, mammogram, ultrasound, MRI, and biopsy. Treatment of breast lumps in women depend on the cause.
What Are the Bumps on the Areola?
The bumps on the areola are known as ‘Montgomery glands.’ Montgomery glands are not visible until you are aroused or pregnant. During pregnancy, as breasts increase in size for breastfeeding, the Montgomery glands also swell. They look like small bumps or pimples on the nipple or areola.
Cosmetic Procedures and Wrinkles
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How Big Are Areolas Usually?
The size and shape of areola and nipples vary greatly amongst females. Women usually have larger areola and nipples than girls who have not yet crossed their puberty.
Is Lumpectomy a Major Surgery?
Lumpectomy is a surgical procedure to remove a mass (cancerous or non-cancerous) from the breasts. In a lumpectomy, only the affected portion of the breast is removed, without removing the surrounding healthy breast tissue. Lumpectomy is also called breast-conserving surgery.
Paget Disease of the Breast (Paget's Disease of the Nipple)
Paget's disease is a rare form of cancer that forms in or around the nipple and frequently coexists with breast cancer. The exact cause of Paget's disease is unknown. Symptoms and signs include redness, scaling, and flaking of the nipple skin. A biopsy and imaging studies are needed to diagnose the disease. Treatment may include surgery, radiation, and adjuvant therapy.
Do Inverted Nipples Make Breastfeeding Difficult?
Inverted nipples can make breastfeeding difficult for nursing mothers. Learn how to identify an inverted nipple, why inverted nipples can make it difficult to breastfeed, and what you can do to treat inverted nipples.
What Is the Difference Between Plastic Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery?
The terms plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery are often used interchangeably. Although both disciplines of medical science aim at improving a person’s body, they are different from each other in many aspects.
What Are Sore Nipples a Sign Of?
Most women encounter breast pain, fullness, or nipple pain at some point in their lives. Sore nipples are typically easy to treat, but sometimes, they can be a sign of something serious.
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Prevention & Wellness
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