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what could cause red burning nipples

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pearson Chauhan
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abrasion/dryness: First try using some lanolin to see if it gets better. If it doesn't improve please see a provider for evaluation.

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Pink/redness: Slight pink/redness around part of your areola would not normally be a risk factor for breast cancer. If the rash/discoloration persists, be sure to s ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Medrol: That injection shouldn't cause those symptoms involving the other hand or chest. You may get some side effects like elevation of blood sugar or blood ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be.R U: taking Doxycycline?U V is Sunlight so if the rash follows sun exposed areas of skin,there is your exposure.Stop the med and contact your perscribing M ... Read More
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Insect bites: It sounds like you may have gotten some insect bites. Just watch the and if they become very painful, red or have pus around them then see a doctor. S ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
5 years?: Might be time to see a dermatologist. Cannot be diagnosed online.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Not sure: Not sure Usually this cyst involve more of the breast. The nipple pain could be another issue. This is something to discuss with your physician or you ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shauntelle Bonman
11 years experience Family Medicine
Need exam: Please go in to your physician for a medical examination. Sometimes breast rashes can be caused by bacterial infections, however if the lesions fail t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor.: You should be seen by your doctor or at a medical facility. It sounds like you might have a bacterial skin infection, which might need prescription tr ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
40 years experience Radiology
Not likely: With that said, breast pain and redness of the breast can be associated with cancer. More commonly this is associated with mastitis (infection of the ... Read More
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