A member asked:

My husband is 27 and his nipples are constantly hurting and are red. there is no secretion or ingrown hair or anything what is it because of?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Ayyaz Shah answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Nipple pain: There are a wide variety of conditions which may result in inflamed and painful nipples. Most of the times, these conditions are benign such as hormone imbalances, weight gain, hypothyroidism, irritant/allergic contact dermatitis amongst others. One always wants to keep malignancy in mind as Pagets Disease of the breast may also be present, usually unilateral. He should visit his doctor for eval.

Answered 7/27/2014



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