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one of the little lumps on my aerola had a little white head so i squeezed n now there is a lump under it,it doesnt hurt or anything and now i cant get anything else out of it.so shall i be scare or worried?could it be anything serious

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Hi there.

The areola contains sweat and sebaceous glands that can indeed develop these lumps especially if they get irritated.  The initial event would have been the plugging of the pores with dirt or dead skin cells, and if secondary bacterial infection ensues, this can present with swelling and even lump formation.  However, the absence of pain may signify neoplastic changes or fibrosis.  

though I believe this is nothing serious, I would still suggest that you have this examined or looked at by your doctor.

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