breast nipples are part of the structure. The nipple is the entire breast tissue, parts of the most important functions of the nipple appearance is more appropriate, can foil the plump breast beauty.
female nipple, areola color normal is reddish or pinkish brown, if the nipple, areola color has changed, can prompt the female body endocrine systems of some physiological changes or pathological changes.
nipple, areola color change has two reasons:
, physiological changes
1, women after pregnancy, starting from the first trimester, nipple, areola color will deepen, from light red by into a dark brown, this change is mainly due to pregnancy after in vivo estrogen and progesterone increase, belongs to the normal physiological changes.
2, some women, in case no pregnancy, nipple, areola color also slowly deepened, powder from brown to dark brown, if the breast examination can not find any disease, but this color change suggested the women at this time with "a" body estrogen increased, perhaps too a period of time, because of its own regulation, estrogen levels back to normal, nipple, areola color returned to normal, this is still a normal physiological changes.
two, the pathologic changes in
1, nipple, areola color deepened, and with two around the nipple and areola itching, breast physical examination can be found in the bilateral or unilateral breast hyperplasia lesions or cystic hyperplasia. The nipple, areola color deepened suggest that estrogen levels increased, as the target organ of breast lesions, is consistent with the law of occurrence.
2, nipple, areola simple color deepens, become dark brown or dark brown, and even found the small nodules formation, formed around the areola glands projections, this time did not check breast lesions. Should think of whether a patient there exist more serious liver disease?
this is because of the decline in liver function caused by liver disease, estrogen in the liver is not the normal out solution, resulting in the nipple, areola color deepened, the same male severe liver disease appears "spider", "cinnabar palm" run in the same groove.
3, the ovaries of the female suffering from some kind of benign tumor, make ovarian secretion of estrogen increases, can cause nipple areola color deepened, and areolar glands can appear around the many small nodules. Such patients should visit as soon as possible in the Department of Gynecology, identify the cause, timely treatment.
in view of this, in the breast examination, attention must be paid to the changes of the nipple, areola color. Changes need to ascertain the nipple, areola color belongs to physiological or pathological changes, according to the characteristics, make a definite diagnosis and active treatment.
of course, the nipple areola eczema like change, all is not cancer, some of which is pure eczema. So, what kind of situation which should be especially vigilant? Generally speaking, if the unilateral nipple areola Department of eczema like changes, and prolonged does not heal, then the possibility of eczematoid carcinoma of large.