A 32-year-old member asked:

I'm worried because my right nipple itches, what do you suggest?

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Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Niple itch: Some superficial fungal infection may cause nipples to itch. Other cause is Eczema which can affect sensitive and moist areas like nipples along with skin creases etc. A simple exam would be helpful in differentiating and a trial of OTC med would be helpful.
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