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I have had sore, itchy breasts for three months. It's getting worse. Nipples look larger & darker. No rashes. No lumps. Neg hpt. What can cause this?

I have had sore, itchy breasts for three months. It's getting worse. Nipples look larger & darker. No rashes. No lumps. Neg hpt. What can cause this?

Breast evaluation: At age 21 it is highly unlikely that this is a serious condition. You can schedule a visit to have your nipples checked. Weight changes, diet, caffeine intake, ill fitting bras are all causes of nipple itching. There are many nipple creams available at the pharmacy for itching. ...Read more

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The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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What might cause dry itchy dark patch, itchy breast, itchy rash on back waist area, sudden weight gain, feeling full, daily headaches. And more.

What might cause dry itchy dark patch, itchy breast, itchy rash on back waist area, sudden weight gain, feeling full, daily headaches. And more.

See a physician ASAP: I realize that you are suffering, but you are not giving me enough details to give you specific advice. Itchy rashes can be associated with some weight gain if there is some swelling. However, daily headache, feeling lightheaded are not part of it. Also, collapse and pain, and more are too broad terms that need to be evaluated in more detail. Start by seeing your primary care physician asap! ...Read more

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Sore itchy breast?

Sore itchy breast?

Family practice : Is there a rash or redness present. If yes could be a yeast infection check with your dr if it persists. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing sore and itchy breasts for a week or so and now have a red pin prick rash on one of my breasts can anybody help please?

I've been experiencing sore and itchy breasts for a week or so and now have a red pin prick rash on one of my breasts can anybody help please?

Hydrocortisone cream: I would first try a Hydrocortisone cream for a week followed by a review of all oral and topical medications or creams used as well as avoidance of sun exposure. If this does not improve in 7-10 days , i would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Sore lump under left breast. Lump feels quite hard and get itchy breasts a lot before lump appeared?

See PCP: Make appointment to see your family physician. At 32 years, cancer of the breast is not common but not infrequent but you must be sure. "all lumps of the breast must be resolved.". ...Read more

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I'm 24, Female. had itchy breasts/nipples for a few days. Erect nipples. Some tenderness & burning sensation on & off. Period not late yet. Help?!

I'm 24, Female. had itchy breasts/nipples for a few days. Erect nipples. Some tenderness & burning sensation on & off. Period not late yet. Help?!

Not concerned yet: None of your symptoms are indicative that you're pregnant. Wait to see if your period comes as expected. If it doesn't, wait a week and take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I 42 years old I have not had a period in over a month. I have tender and itchy breasts. Itchy clitoris light cramping feeling and a lot of gas.

I  42 years old I have not had a period in over a month. I have tender and itchy breasts. Itchy clitoris light cramping feeling and a lot of gas.

Several things : 1. Home pregnancy test. If negative then monitor periods and see your doctor if they stay irregular 2. Get evaluated for the itchy genitals. Yeast is most likely but there are other possibilities. 3. Mammogram once per year and a breast exam by your doctor 4. Gas x is over the counter. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) helps if there is constipation. ...Read more

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I have very itchy breast with sore painful at times nipples. I had a itchy spot under my breast for a while. It was not infected until after prednison?

I have very itchy breast with sore painful at times nipples. I had a itchy spot under my breast for a while. It was not infected until after prednison?

See a doctor: this may be something simple like a simple rash or something serious like Paget's disease of the nipple which is associated with cancer. The prednisone knocks down your immune system, so an infection can occur, but the purpose of the prednisone may have been to treat the itchy rash. You may need a biopsy of the nipple to evaluate for Paget's disease. See your doctor ...Read more