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I have crusting and eczema on my nipple, does this mean anything?

I have crusting and eczema on my nipple, does this mean anything?

Yes: Crusting and eczema in your nipple could be a sign of inflammation, dermatitis, the most important consideration is that you should see your primary doctor or a general surgeon immediately for a possible breasts mammogram and biopsy to rule out cancer or malignancy of the breast. ...Read more

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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


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What to do if I have eczema on both nipples and lump under nipples?

What to do if I have eczema on both nipples and lump under nipples?

Get evaluated: Nipple lesions could be associated with underlying disease and should be evaluated if persistent. ...Read more

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I got eczema on my nipples, is topical corticosteroid safe on nipples?

I got eczema on my nipples, is  topical corticosteroid safe on nipples?

Eczema on nipples: Topical Hydrocortisone is usually very safe for use on the skin or nipples for eczema. ...Read more

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I have the same thing but they are a bit itchy. I do eczema so is it possible to get eczema around the nipple?

See a breast doctor: eczema around the nipple, it could be PAGET'S disease,you need to see a breast surgeon for evaluation,and treatment.most of them are benign some are not,see your doctor. ...Read more

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What treatment exists for nipple eczema?

What treatment exists for nipple eczema?

Have this medically: evaluated to ensure that it is eczema and not another cause. ...Read more

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Can the eczema on my nipple become cancer in the future?

Can the eczema on my nipple become cancer in the future?

I'd check with a : Breast surgeon to be sure "eczema" is not bowen's disease, and check for lumps, you are too young for 'screening mammo, " but if there is abnormal finding by an expert, these are next steps. I cannot tell on the on internet about a physical finding. ...Read more

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Difference between eczema cells and paget cells on nipple biopsy?

Difference between eczema cells and paget cells on nipple biopsy?

Bx to define: Lesions of nipple that extend onto the areola can be of concern. A rash can be inflammatory or malignant and has to be defined. “Eczema” represents a range of disorders from contact dermatitis to atopic dermatitis. Pagets disease of breast is malignant process of the terminal ducts within the nipple that spill out onto the areola and must be confirmed as Ca by bx.. ...Read more

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How to tell the difference between early paget's disease in the nipple and dermatitis or eczema?

Biopsy: There is Pagets disease of bone and Pagets of the nipple. The latter is carcinoma pf the terminal ducts of the breast which is the nipple. Here the nipple is ulcerated and the process extends to the areola. Biopsy should be performed to make the diagnosis. ...Read more