Top
20
Doctor insights on: Nipple Irritation

Share
Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
145 doctors shared insights

Nipple Irritation (Overview)

A condition that can include discharge, irritation, cracking, and swelling, and can occur in both men and women.


1

1
How can one clean inverted nipples without irritation?

How can one clean inverted nipples without irritation?

Mild soap: You can gently evert the nipple (pressure to cause it to come out) and use a mild soap and a cotton swap. If you are unable to evert the nipple, then a breast specialist should evaluate to make sure there are no other abnormalities. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
145 doctors shared insights

Nipple Irritation (Overview)

A condition that can include discharge, irritation, cracking, and swelling, and can occur in both men and women.


2

2
Nipples hurt when touched or pinched but its not irritation from bra been like this for about 2 weeks?

Unclear: It is important to understand this can be a function of a number of things. Have you had any contact with someone that might have irritated the nipple. Do you have any kind of rash or recently started applying some different kind of lotion. One consideration is that one might be pregnant with this problem. Breast tenderness can be a problem with BCP. See your doctor if persists. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
4

4
17 male & my left nipple has been itching like crazy. There is a small bump next to the nipple tip as well. Is it dry, eczema, irritation from soap?

17 male & my left nipple has been itching like crazy. There is a small bump next to the nipple tip as well. Is it dry, eczema, irritation from soap?

Possible: Use only unscented lotion soap. Make sure laundered clothing has been rinsed thoroughly and do not use too much detergent. In the meanwhile apply topical cortisone cream at area for a few days to see if it helps. See doctor if not improved. ...Read more

5

5
I had some irritation at the back just below the left shoulder .its not a pain .sometimes i feel its on the left portion of the chest.

I had some irritation at the back just below the left shoulder .its not a pain .sometimes i  feel its on the left portion of the chest.

Pinched nerve: You could have an irritated or pinched nerve from the thoracic spine causing the problem. See your chiropractor for treatment. If the irritation worsens or a rash appears you could have shingles and should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

6

6
7 days ago wake up from sleep i found chest irritation and mild cough . . but i still feel there was mucus in may chest cant be removed .male, age 26?

7 days ago wake up from sleep i found chest irritation and mild cough . . but i still feel there was mucus in may chest cant be removed .male,  age 26?

Mgt: Most such illnesses are caused by a virus. Sometimes there can be a prolonged illness, and if you are still coughing after three weeks, or if you have any problems breathing, I would advise a follow up with your doctor. In the meantime, drink clear fluids, monitor your temperature, keep nasal passages clear with saline solution, and rest. A yearly flu vaccination is also suggested, per your doctor ...Read more

9

9
On my chest area, I have a skin irritation that appears round in form, is not itchy or bumpy rash. And is not contagiouse, what could this be?

On my chest area, I have a skin irritation that appears round in form, is not itchy or bumpy rash. And is not contagiouse, what could this be?

Tinea. Seborrhea: This could be seborrhea or may be tine versicolor, a mild fungal infection. Both will respond to topical antifungals such as ketoconazole cream. There are other possibilities but itvis not possible to tell from that description. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
I am experiencing skin redness or irritation (worsened by: after exposure to the sun) .on chest, neck, and face. randomly. it just turns blotchy ?

I am experiencing  skin redness or irritation (worsened by: after exposure to the sun) .on chest, neck, and face. randomly. it just turns blotchy ?

There are many: potential causes for the skin signs you are experiencing. Unfortunately it is nearly impossible to suggest a diagnosis without being able to see the skin. Make an appointment with a health care provider (preferably a dermatologist) for accurate evaluation and management. ...Read more

13

13
Month in asia. Cough phlegm, inner chest irritation often, cough often. Certain that usa Robitussin (guaifenesin) would fix. Meds here no effect. What can I do?.

Month in asia. Cough phlegm, inner chest irritation often, cough often. Certain that usa Robitussin (guaifenesin) would fix. Meds here no effect. What can I do?.

Cough and phlegm: If cough produces yellow-green phlegm, there may be a concern that the source of your symptoms may be a bacterial bronchitis that may require antibiotics. Frequent throat clearing, sense of foreign body in throat, mucous in throat mainly in am, and chest discomfort mainly after big meal or spicy meal implies acid reflux affecting throat for which prilosec/tums/reducing acid/sour in diet is best. ...Read more

15

15
My sperm caused temporary irritation to my girlfriend's skin where it touched (chest and stomach area). Why? (she is allergic to gluten, related?)

My sperm caused temporary irritation to my girlfriend's skin where it touched (chest and stomach area). Why? (she is allergic to gluten, related?)

Allergies: There are few reports about allergies to sperm, more specifically semen. Given your situation, this may be more related to higher skin sensitivity in general as your partner has other hypersensitive type conditions. Consult with an allergist who can perform skin allergy testing for further evaluation. ...Read more

17

17
I have degenerating discs in thoracic spine can it cause nerve irritation/pain that radiates to upper abdomen and chest? How would you test for this?

I have degenerating discs in thoracic spine can it cause nerve irritation/pain that radiates to upper abdomen and chest? How would you test for this?

If there is a: Herniated thoracic disc, then you could have thoracic radiculopathy, which would result in pain wrapping around from your back to sides to the front of the abdomen and chest. Getting a thoracic MRI will inform you if there is a disc pushing on any of the exiting thoracic nerve roots. See a spinal specialist to get evaluated and see if your symptoms may be resulting from your thoracic spine. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
I currently have skin irritation on my upper back, right above my chest and on my arms. They look like sun spots. They itch sometimes. It's spreading.

I currently have skin irritation on my upper back, right above my chest and on my arms. They look like sun spots. They itch sometimes. It's spreading.

Sun reaction: I am not able to tell you what is causing your rash without a picture and without you giving us further details. We need to know if you were wearing a sleeveless type shirt and if you were out in the sun without using sunscreen. Are you taking any medication that may have caused you to have sun sensitivity ???!!! Please write back . in the meantime if you are uncomfortable you need to see a physician or go to urgent care for treatment and and to find out what is causing a problem. Take care ...Read more

19

19
She 27 married, spits a lot n she is not pregnant, complain of irritation if food is not pepperish, suspecting it culd be worm in her chest.Plz cause?

She 27 married, spits a lot n she is not pregnant, complain of irritation if food is not pepperish, suspecting it culd be worm in her chest.Plz cause?

Strange: Would suggest seeing a doctor, although these symptoms are unusual. May be some defect in saliva production, acid reflux, sinusitis, or dental disease. The feeling of something in chest suggests that this may be acid reflux, but as an example a disease like sarcoidosis can do this. She should see a doctor soon. ...Read more

20

20
I have pains in my chest and snizzes intermittently. I suspect I have chest infection. What can I use apart from septrin. I also have eye irritation?

I have pains in my chest and snizzes intermittently. I suspect I have chest infection. What can I use apart from septrin. I also have  eye irritation?

Septrin is a good: Broad spectrum antibiotics which should cover for upper respiratory and bronchial infection. U may take otc cold/ cough meds, vitamin c, lots of water. Follow up with your dr and get assessed for a possible heart condition (less likely) and conjunctivitis. Take care! ...Read more

Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more