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Causes Of Itchy Painful Breasts
Breast pain is common. It is typically experienced during the menstrual period. Pain can range from mild tenderness, burning, dull ache, sharp or stabbing. It can be experienced in 1 or both breasts. Fibrocystic changes is the most common cause of breast pain. Hormonal medications (birth control, hormones) can cause pain as well. Infection ...Read more
Both breasts very itchy underneath, sides. And near nipples. No rash. Both a little tender. What could cause this?
Hormonal /dermatitis: I would first suspect some type of allergic dermatitis, perhaps to a new laundry detergent, or some new clothing, towels, creams, perfume, etc. Also look at hormonal changes, and possibly a side effect from medication. Tenderness often accompanies menstrual cycle and pregnancy, which alter the hormonal conditions. If none of these seem appropriate and it lasts more than a few days, see your MD. ...Read more
Maybe fibrocystic: Some women have lumpy breasts, especially painful in the premenstrual part of your cycle. http://tinyurl.com/4doxzfm it can be part of pms. Tell your doctor you're having them, and follow over the month. If any lumps become hard and do not go away, you'll need to have it examined especially. Try avoiding caffeine, sugar and unhealthy fats. Evening primrose oil may help; heating pad too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Under arm rash: The two most common causes are reaction to deodorants and shaving. A physician should be able to give you the appropriate advice to get it resolved. ...Read more
Very itchy bumps on penis, scrotum, pubic area. Body also very itchy mostly at night. No pain, blisters or discharge from penis. Possible causes?
Many possibilities: There are many potential causes. One may be medication - certain medication may cause this. Another could be due to pregnancy or hormonal shifting. Simple irritation and rubbing from clothing or trauma. However it may be something more serious such as a growth in the brain. Please see your family physician to further evaluate. ...Read more
Bumps on back of hands and fingers. Itchy sometimes, other times not. Bumps are skin coloured--no redness. The itch is almost a burning sensation.
Dishydrotic eczema?: Eczema on the fingers and hands doesn't have to look like the dry, crackly surface skin texture of eczema elsewhere. Fingers can have itchy flesh-colored bumps, called dishydrotic eczema or dishydrosis. The treatment is as in eczema, with hydrocortisone cream or other steroid creams; and if the rash worsens or isn't better soon, one should see a primary care doctor or dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
Yeast vs Bacteria: Often the red spots/bumps/rash under the breasts is due to excessive moisture accumulation and a resulting infection with either yeast (candida albicans) or bacteria (like staph or strep). Your doctor can easily help you with this. For now, try some ketoconazole 1% otc cream for the yeast and a benzoyl peroxide wash for the bacteria. Get in to see your doctor, they can diagnose the problem. ...Read more
Cramps: Depending on where you are at in your cycle, it could be ovulatory pain causing the cramping or the start of your period. You could have a yeast infection causing the vaginal itching and the breast tenderness can be caused by various factors including possible pregnancy or the onset of your period. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can be: Tenderness means pain during touching.. Pain is hard to measure..Every person has a certain threshold.What is painful to me may not be to you.Yes, it can be very painful and ther are many causes such as infection, injury during menses, new growth, wearing tight misfit bra.Etc............. ...Read more
Issue of vagina sometimes occurrence of blister, lump and discharge, spots of bleed. Unhealthy uncomfortable feel of vagina?
Dry skin/winter: Itchy nipples is common this time of year. The skin becomes dryer and nipples take the brunt of it. Use a heavy lotion or cream to moisterize. If there is breakage in the skin, then you need to be evaluated for a rare form of breast cancer called paget's disease. A skin biopsy is needed to make the diagnosis. ...Read more
Bumps on hands: itchy sometimes, other times not. Bumps are skin coloured--no redness. The itch is almost a burning sensation.
Palm side of hand?: These could be the tiny sweat glands that become swollen. This usually comes and goes. Very annoying. ...Read more
Possible dermatitis: This possible dermatitis could be inching enough to make you scratch it hard enough to produce bruises. On the other hand, there are numerous causes of bruises and the skin and you need to be evaluated that if you're bruising is excessive. I'm sorry i can't solve your problem here. You need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
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