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yesterday when i woke up i had a small lump on my areola and a few hours later it looked like a white-head had formed on it like a pimple. it was very painful so i tried to pop it and some watery puss came out of it and a tiny bit of blood. today it still hurts and there is still a lump. what is this and should i be worried? does this need to be checked out soon?
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Hi,
With the description cited by you, it seems to be an abscess. Probably if your lactating, mastitis is more likely to occur.Galactocoele (Collection of milk) can also cause a lump beneath the nipple areola complex.
You require an appointment with a general surgeon to sort it out.
Good Luck

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