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Bruise On Nipple
Breast pain: You should probably see your doctor as soon as you can to get that diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
I hit my chest against a wooden banister. Should I be worried about a small bruise around my nipple?
Bruise: Bruising the breast obviously going to be sore for several days may even be weeks. Nothing need to worry about unless signs of infection shows up. Watch for redness, warmth and increasing tenderness and fever, otherwise icing and non steroidal anti inflammatory like advil or aleve (naproxen) should help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I hit my chest on a bannister. I have a small bruise near my nipple. Should I be worried since its on the same side as my heart? its light brown.
Be seen!!!: If this occurred without trauma you should see a physician for an exam. If you experienced trauma to this area, give it time to heal. If it heals slowly or doesn't heal (lump and bruise do not diminish) go see your doctor. All serious diseases (including cancer) of the breast are best diagnosed and treated early. ...Read more
I was in the shower when I noticed that I had a bruise on the right side of my left nipple, should I be worried? Maybe I slept on it wrong?
Wait a few days: If it fades in a few days like any other bruise, it was not a serious problem. ...Read more
My left nipple is always itchy. But it doesn't get any bruise when i scratch it. Had this for years.Thanks?
could be eczema?: Advise you to make an appt with a doctor. ...Read more
My left nipple keeps turning purple, like a bruise, but if i get water on it it goes back to normal, what are the reasons for that?!
Wondering why nipples feel a little sore. Can they become tender after prolonged simulation with partner? (Feel a little bruised with bra on)
Yes: If you have had prolonged stimulation as described above, they can become sore and tender for a few days. Ice may help if necessary ...Read more
I had a bruise on the side of my nipple which has now turned into a spot which won't go away and produced pus and I can now see a hole once pus gone?
Skin infections: Pus on the skin is usually the symptom of a skin infection. When red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occassionally drainage. See your doctor, because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. ...Read more