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My baby is got a spot on his right nipple, what it can be?!

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Hello! My baby is got a white spot on his right nipple, what it can be?!
He is 11 months old and breastfeeding.
Thank you !

Dear customer,

Thank you for the question.

Please upload a picture of the white spot. Since when does he have it?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
For a week!
Thank you!

Dear customer,

Thank you for the question.

This appears to be a simple calcium deposit. You should just monitor it. If it is not enlarging, or becoming red, or if there is no nipple discharge or pain there is no need to worry about this. I expect that this to be self-limiting and will resolve on its own in another week or two. If any concerning features develop such as redness or if it enlarging then you should consult your doctor.

Take care.

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Thank you !!!

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