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why do my nipples itch

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Many possibilities: This can be anything from clothing rubbing (a hazard especially of joggers) to using a new kind of bath soap to early pregnancy or a new medication. I ... Read More
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Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
ITCHY NIPPLES: Change your soap to a mild cleanser like cetaphil. Change your laundry detergent to all-free & clear. Don't use any creams or lotions on your chest. S ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Duvall
46 years experience Dermatology
Dry moisturizer: Very sensitive skin and most common cause is dryness. Try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream for a couple of weeks. If the itching persists, part ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pedro Cabrera
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Nipple Itching: Nipple itching could be secondary to dry skin you can use a water base skin lotion remember there are ducts you don't want to use an oil base that can ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Depending on where you are in your cycle, that problem can be explained by an increase in progesterone. After ovulation, the Progesterone levels begi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Dermatitis: About all i can think of is dermatitis, irritation. Launder and wash body with a mild soap and perhaps try Hydrocortisone cream for a week or two.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain: Is the period related? Ibuprofen may help as well as Primrose oil
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Itch: Check your bra and detergent have your doctor check you for fungal infections and again it needs to be seen in person by your provider.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: While the risk is low, the symptoms you described are of concern for a particular type of breast cancer. It would be prudent to see a doctor to get it ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Bodell
49 years experience General Surgery
Usually nothing: The areola is innervated by the nerve from the back area considered as t-4. If no rash is present this should be evaluated and treated.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Eczema: This can be eczema or dry skin of the nipple, try applying vaseline and if not helpful Hydrocortisone cream.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
NIPPLE ITCH: How long? It sounds like a contact dermatitis. It could be a new soap or detergent. It could be a new shirt or blouse or sweater. Be a detective.
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