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Q: dark spots around areolas

Hello i just noticed a couple of dark (mole like spots around my areolas.. and i dont know what it is or what to do about it. it doesnt hurt or whatever. so i dont know if i should seek a doctors help. pls help. thanks

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide
5/ 6/10 4:09pm

Hi - Please read our post on nipple issues - it may help you decide whether/when to see a doctor about this. Bottom line, keep your eye on these spots; if they don't change (get larger, more pronounced, darker, start itching or become painful), then they're probably just a skin issue of some kind. If they change, you should see a doctor, OK? Good luck - PJH

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By lilmama, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/25/10, First Published: 05/06/10