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Pimple-like growths on nipples are hair-follicle infections, not acne, says dermatologist Joshua Zeichner. Use a cleanser with benzoyl peroxide to kill lurking bacteria.
Up to one percent of people have a third teat (or more: Harry Styles has two spares), which often looks like a mole. These supernumerary points are formed in the womb and are mostly NBD.
It’s normal if you’re pregnant, says gynae Rebecca Brightman. But an out-of-nowhere leak could signal a benign growth or, in rare cases, cancer – so ask your doctor to take a look.
Little raised glands on your nips and areolae secrete moisture that can protect you from dry winter weather, cha ing while exercising, and a suckling baby, says Dweck.
‘Hair-eolae’ are typically okay. Just keep an eye on texture, says gynae Andrea Chisholm. ‘Coarse strands may signal a hormonal disorder such as polycystic ovary syndrome.’