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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
Thrush of nipple: Get daktarin oral if you are breastfeeding to use on nipple it's safe for baby otherwise clotrimasole cream over the counter.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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If not red/hot: Use topical 1% hydrocortisone cream- otherwise- get checked by you physician and DON'T SCRATCH!
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: Possibly a contact allergy to something in your bra or even a fungal infection. Need to ask your doctor to get checked out since there is a certain f ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Oppenheimer
36 years experience Neurosurgery
Dermatitis. thor dis: Most likely represents contact dermatitis with some allergen, new soap that you might be using on your bra. Possibly a thoracic disc herniation, but ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bodell
49 years experience General Surgery
Usually nothing: The areola is innervated by the nerve from the back area considered as t-4. If no rash is present this should be evaluated and treated.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Eczema: This can be eczema or dry skin of the nipple, try applying vaseline and if not helpful Hydrocortisone cream.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
NIPPLE ITCH: How long? It sounds like a contact dermatitis. It could be a new soap or detergent. It could be a new shirt or blouse or sweater. Be a detective.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Itchy nipples: You may have eczema, which can affect soft sensitive skin. If you have any other part of body with dry skin patches, it would be a likely cause. You c ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Itch: That either the fabric is irritating, the detergent is irritating or you have an infection brewing. Best is to be seen by a doctor if it does not go a ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Niple itch: Some superficial fungal infection may cause nipples to itch. Other cause is Eczema which can affect sensitive and moist areas like nipples along with ... Read More
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