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A 43-year-old male asked:

My wife is breast feeding. she complains of itching breast?

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Dr. Benjamin Green
Family Medicine 17 years experience
May be an infection: If there is redness or a rash, this could mean that there is a yeast infection of the skin. Babies sometimes develop thrush in the mouth which mom can sometimes also develop on the breast. It can cause a very itchy breast. It can be treated with prescription ointments and creams, so i would recommend seeing your doctor or health care provider if this continues.

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