hi i have recently notice these white spots around the outside of my nipple and there has been what looks like a needle put through each of them(it that kind of size hole)anyone have any ideas.
i am due on in 2 days.
I do not know the name of those spots but their purpose is to lubricate the nipples, or rather the areola, for nursing. Even though not visible, they secrete some fatty substance. I had those too, they developed about a month or two before giving birth, but apparently not everyone gets them as dominantly. Several nurses assumed it was a fungal infection but it was just nature`s way of getting ready for breastfeeding. All the best with your countdown!
Your nipples may look a little different from this time.(4-5 weeks preggers according to i am pregnant.com) You may be able to see tiny raised spots called Montgomery's tubercules on them, which will secrete an oily fluid to prepare your nipple skin for feeding.
this happens very early in pregnancy as well as being more prominent in certain individuals.
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. Med Help International, Inc. 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.