I see a white dot the bottom of my female betta- Does it mean she has eggs?

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Hi! It's me again- I just bought a female veiltail betta, and when I bought her, I noticed that she had a white dot between her ventral fins. It actually looks like a white egg- does this mean that she has eggs inside her, and is ready to breed?
there's also swelling/bloating on that area, but she doesn't have a barring pattern.
My fish was bought at PetSmart (I don't know any reputable breeders), so I don't know her age.
Currently she still has the white dot and swelling. I noticed that the bloated area's scales turned a silver white colour when they used to be somewhat blueish.
So, if the case is that she has to breed, should I get her a male betta? And, if I don't get her a mate, will that be OK? Like, can she still get her eggs out?
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Could you post a picture?
 
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i am sorry that i couldnt get a higher quality image, i tried at least 5 times to snap the white dot, but it isnt quite visible. it looks like a white egg, between her ventricals.you cant see that clearly, but in real life the area on the bottom of her head is pale silver
 
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Lisanna said:
i am sorry that i couldnt get a higher quality image, i tried at least 5 times to snap the white dot, but it isnt quite visible. it looks like a white egg, between her ventricals.you cant see that clearly, but in real life the area on the bottom of her head is pale silver
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Lisanna said:
in real life, the pale part looks much more severe. My camera messed around with colors, and you cant really see the problem!
 
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I'm pretty sure that's a male betta, he has a distinct beard and the fins appear to belong to a male. I can't see his ventral fins or his whole body that well, if you post a side shot of him I could confirm. The white dot you are seeing could be a parasite or a prolapse. He also appears to be extremely bloated, you might want to try fasting him for a few days.
 
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