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Pale nipples with flat and smooth areolas and montgomery glands.

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Hi, my question is about changes I've noticed in my nipples....the Montgomery glands have gone almost flat, in some areas disappeared so my areolas are almost completely smooth. The whole nipple is paler on each breast like pale peach colour, they used to be dark pink/brown. I'm 49 years old and think I'm in perimenopause as in the last 14 months I've only menstruated once.
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replied October 24th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Yes, with perimenopause this change in nipple is very common due to hormonal imbalance. There is nothing to worry about, it's part of perimenopause and a normal physiologic phenomena.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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