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Excessive amounts of red spots on areola

I am 13 and on both nipples, both areolas are covered in tiny red bumps (almost look like spots?). Could this be breast cancer?  Any help will be much appreciated.
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587083 tn?1327123862
Hi there,
These little bumps are called Montgomery glands and have nothing to do with breast cancer. These glands are sebaceous glands which produce an oily fluid to keep the nipples and areolas lubricated. Don’t worry; these bumps can occur in one or both breasts during puberty due to hormonal changes and  some girls your age and many women have a few of these glands, while others can have as many as 20 or more.
Please avoid squeezing or touching them because you might cause an infection okay?
Take care..
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