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why do I have scabs on my nipples

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
Not normal: could be eczema--try moisturiser--if not gone see a doctor
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
Comedomes?: Perhaps these are blocked pores or comedomal acne. If these have been there since the onset of puberty, it is important for a Doc to look and evaluate ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
21 years experience Dermatology
Eczema or impetigo : Eczema is very common in this area and can be treated with topical steroid creams prescribed by a physician. In addition it can become secondarily inf ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
47 years experience Dermatology
Need more info: could be one of many diff dxs. depends on the amt of time they have been present, any symptoms, and what they looked like before scabbing. also need ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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It means: that you should see your physician for a breast exam.
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A 5-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Bleeding= injury: You get bleeding when intact tissue is injured/torn. Why she has an injury to her nipples is something she is old enough to tel you. If you keep the a ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Scabs on breast: You mention scabs was there any injury? friction? Nursing? Could be eczema, fungal But would follow up with doc and consider mammogram r/o inflamator ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
23 years experience Family Medicine
Reassurance : No.. Most likely this is just dry skin. Please, use moisturizer and do not use scrubs for nipples!!
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
His sucking dried it: hi, Libby. His sucking temporarily dried out your nipple. The same thing happens in early nursing. Might try some vitamin E or neosporin to keep it ... Read More

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