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What does an itchy nipple mean

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bact ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
ITCHY NIPPLE: VERY COMMON. USUALLY DUE TO RUBBING OF UNDERSHIRT. SOMETIMES DUE TO SPORTS: RUNNING, CYCLING, ETC. IF IT HAS GONE NOW, THATS FINE. IF IT RECURS BE A D ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Inaam Schneider
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Itchy nipples: the worst cause is Paget's disease - breast cancer - very rare . It will also involve the dark circle around the nipple . It only involves one breast ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Have them checked: At your age cancer is doubtful but could be the start of Paget's Disease. Here's an article: http://www.webmd.com/breast-cancer/pagets-nipple-diseas ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nipple cream : Any changes in the breast should be evaluated by your doctor. Assuming there are not lumps, masses and the examination is normal you may want to try s ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
What's the cause?: Medicines like hydrocortisone and benedryl containing meds would treat the symptom. But find out what is causing it, perhaps a fungus or a reaction t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Many possible causes: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bact ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Woodworth
24 years experience General Surgery
Please see doctor: Any new mass in the breast needs to be evaluated by a physician due to the possibility of a breast cancer. Though not common, breast cancer is possibl ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. ALICIA Almendral
22 years experience Family Medicine
Vaseline ointment: Vaeline ointment application moisturizes dry nipples and should help.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Nipple itch: Chances are this is nothing but if you develop an ulcer see your doctor immediately for a breast exam and possibly a mammogram. Some forms of breast ... Read More

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