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Can areolas shrink?
dimples_5594 posted:
Almost a year ago, I went through a period of frequent stress and severe lack of sleep. One night, I was up late and felt a weird feeling my head (that's the best way I can describe it) and then the next morning, I noticed that one of my areolas got bigger (I know it sounds crazy). Is it possible for it to return to normal size if I start taking better care of myself? It really bothers me that I areolas are no longer the same size. By the way, I wouldn't say that I've completely recovered from that time because I still don't get enough sleep, among other things.
Anon_160335 responded:
I read they can fluctuate in size a bit with hormonal changes. Next time you see your doctor ask him/her about your concerns.

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