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why does my nipples itch when the milk leaks

A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fielder
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Irritation: Its just likely causing some local topical irritation from the moisture of the milk.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
44 years experience Pathology
Nothing wrong: There is nothing scary about what you describe.. herbal (minty) teas are ok although if too concenfrated may irritate your stomach. A small nipple dis ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Infection: Your initial problem may have been dry or irritated skin but because you skin's barrier was broken down you likely have a skin infection. You can try ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 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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Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Go back to your doc: So the good news is that your punch biopsy is clear. The bad news is that you're still suffering despite steroid cream. Best thing to do in this situa ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Prolactinoma: You should see your doctor and get checked for something called prolactinoma. This is usually abnormal secretion of prolactin from pituitary gland. T ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Male/female vs isol8: If the is in a male it should be immediately evaluated. In a female it determines timing and onset. For example following pregnancy this is not unusua ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Please double check: your pregnancy test with a healthcare provider. If you are lactating (and you are not nursing an infant) and have weight gain, chances are pretty goo ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Nipple discharge: Hi, it is time to see your doctor for further evaluation of this discharge, it sounds like you might have an infection there, please see your provider ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please have: This lesion medically evaluated.
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