Dark rings around the nipples

Patient

Q: 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

A:   Hello,
Dark rings around nipples in a diabetic can possibly be hematoma or melanoma formation. It is imperative that you 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!

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