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What are the montgomery glands around a mans nipple for. If

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What are the montgomery glands around a mans nipple for. If a squeeze them hard a little fluid comes out. Is this normal and is it for lubricating the nipple ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.

Hi. We can continue after this if you'd like

Mongomery glands are small sebaceous gland that produce oil to keep the areola moist. Having a little discharge from them if you squeeze them is normal and nothing to worry about