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New freckle on nipple

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Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
Yes: While rare, it is possible to develop skin cancer on the areola. Worrisome signs include a mole that is irregular, raised, ulcerated, or bleeding. W... Read More
Dr. Kenneth Lee
Plastic Surgery 21 years experience
Highly unlikely: But.. All changes to a breast exam should be followed up on.. With repeat exams, more diagnostic studies (mammograms or ultrasounds, or mris), or a sk... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Freckle on Nipple: Any freckle, wart or mole that starts to change or increase in size should be examined by a dermatologist promptly. While the chances are that is noth... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Lactation consultant: The proper latching to the breast/nipple is very improtant for breastfeeding and your comfort level also contributes to the its success. If you are to... Read More
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Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 35 years experience
See a dermatologist: This can be one of several lesions. It is best to have a dermatologist examine the lesion even biopsy it for an accurate diagnosis.
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Get it checked: It is almost impossible to predict the nature of it without looking at the lesion so I think you better get it checked with a doctor
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Take the new : Bra off. It may be the fabric in the new bra. It could cause chaffing. Try washing the bra before wearing again - in case chemicals in the material ar... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Pregnancy hormones: cause significant enlargement of the breast with growth of mammary glands, the areola and nipple tissue. Much of this recedes after birth of the infa... Read More
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Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology 18 years experience
Aquaphor / Vaseline: I would recommend using topical vaseline petrolatum ointment or aquaphor healing ointment. These are very safe and will allow the piercings to heal m... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Moisturizer, hydroco: Temporary use of 1 per cent Hydrocortisone can help. Moisturizers such as cerave, cetaphil, aquaphor can be of value. Prescription products include el... Read More
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Dr. Adam Bodian
Dermatology 35 years experience
No but not advised: New nipple piercings should be kept moist with antibiotic ointment or petroleum jelly for the first 6 weeks for the best healing. Although baby powde... Read More

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