Should I be concerned about a dark spot on my nipple that I’ve had for years?

young woman wearing orange towel checking her moleThe darks spot on your areola (nipple) or anywhere else on your skin can be as common as freckle or a mole or something more serious. Most of the time these types of spots are normal and not a reason for concern but it’s a good idea to make an appointment to have it checked by your primary care doctor or a dermatologist (a doctor that specializes in caring for people with skin conditions).