Ask The Doctor > Questions & Answers > Dark rings around the nipples

Dark rings around the nipples

Patient: I just recently noticed I have a dark ring around 70% of my right nipple and 30% of my left nipple. I am 57 years old and am a type 2 diabetic.

 

 

Symptoms: No symptoms, no pain

 

 

Doctor: Hello,Dark rings around nipples in a diabetic can possibly be hematoma or melanoma formation. It is imperative that y ou may get locally examined by a physician for an accurate diagnosis. The lesion may require a biopsy to rule out melanoma which could e cancerous at this age group.Please visit your physician.Wish you good health!

 


Ask The Doctor
    Ask The Doctor
Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

Book Appointment