hi im 32 years old i have as long as i could remember i have had red pimple like bumps on my nipples they never caused any problems up until yesterday my right nipple is very red and the bumps look like their swollen and they hurt really bad and also there appears to be a little drainage coming out of where the pain is coming from . please does anyone else have any answers? please let me know thanks.
Many women get bumps on their nipples,they are usually due to blocked oil glands.The skin of your nipples has some very large oil glands and occasionally they can get plugged up with dead skin cells and skin oils(just like pores on your face or any other part of your body).If left alone they'll probably go away of their own accord.If they are squeezed, the bumps could get hot,hard, swollen and painful. The best thing to do now is to see your doctor because you could be having an infection and this has to be treated.Please make the appointment soon to make sure that you don't have a more serious problem...Take care and best wishes.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.