Contrary to the opinion of many, galactorrhea is not a disease, but a kind of symptom, or a condition in which there is a discharge from the milky mammary glands of a fluid that is close in composition to milk or colostrum.
Serous mastitis is a pathology that often brings a lot of unpleasant sensations and disrupts the normal process of breastfeeding. This is due to the fact that mastitis often develops in nursing mothers due to the characteristics of the feeding process.
Inflammatory process, mechanical trauma, allergic reaction, dermatitis, a symptom of lactostasis, as well as a sign of developing oncology - this is far from a complete list of causes of reddening of the areola of the nipple.
The appearance of the nipples in the occurrence of cracks is always characteristic. The first signs are manifested in the form of small "cuts" on the skin of the nipple, from its central part to the outer edges of the areola.