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What could cause my nipple to have flaking skin

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Stephens
Dermatology 18 years experience
Many possibilites: Could just be dry skin, or could be due to friction on clothing. Irritant or allergic contact dermatitis to a soap, detergent, or fabric softener is ... Read More

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 31 years experience
Start with family dr: Start with your family doctor. If you need to see a surgeon they can refer you to the right one.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Specializes in Family Medicine
Dry Skin Possibly: It could be that you are experiencing dry skin. Using a moisturizer as soon as you get out of the shower (while your skin is still damp) will lock in ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
Stop using it: The cream is causing you allergy. You need to stop using it and you will need to see your doc for treatment. Hypoallergenic lubricant will help to w... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
Dermatology 35 years experience
Emollients and humid: Using topical moisturizers are very useful as well as humidifiers. Also, shorten shower or bath time, as well as use tepid temps only for bath water.... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology 18 years experience
Yeast rash: One of the conditions that can cause some flaking and scaling on the chin area is "seborrheic dermatitis" this is a common yeast overgrowth problem a... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Cream: Use a good moisturinzing cream. I often recommend foot miracle cream which is a non-prescripiton item.
A 86-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Seb Derm: Seborrheic dermatitis is thought to be due to a combination of an over production of skin oil and irritation from a yeast called malassezia. Seborrhe... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Dry skin: Could be just dry skin. Try any moisturizing lotions everyday especially after shower
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Try treating : Try using an over the counter jock itch cream and see it helps . If not see a doctor for testing.

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