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Is this something sinister? White spots on my nipples.

(6 Posts)
Uranus Tue 19-Aug-08 09:15:45

Discovered lots of white spots on my nipples last night. Definitely not thrush as haven't breastfed for 2 years. I squeezed them and some white stuff came out (and they hurt - a LOT!). Is this the sign of something sinister??

SqueakyPop Tue 19-Aug-08 09:17:23

I think they are called Montgomery's Tubercles. We all have them.

MascaraOHara Tue 19-Aug-08 09:21:45

I've always had them.. I have about a dozen on each.. advice is do not squeeze them.. although I often do

Uranus Tue 19-Aug-08 09:24:14

Oh, they have a name! Thank you.

Any reason why they should just appear though? Is it an age-related thing?

belgo Tue 19-Aug-08 09:25:28

as a general rule, any unexpected change in your breasts should be checked by a doctor.

Romy7 Tue 19-Aug-08 09:25:50

i've got zillions. tmi. grin

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