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Could you use hydrocortisone cream for itchy and flaky areola and itchy nipples? I was told it could be a yeast infection. I really need help!
I have and dry itchy patch on my areola. I can also peel the skin off. But it comes right back. Could it be cancerous?
Nipples: It's not normal i would see a dermatologist it could be benign or worse. ...Read more
Had a small itchy spot on my areola so I put corticosteroid cream on it for 3 days. Now I see the areola has turned dark. Is this normal?
Inflammation: The differential diagnosis (e.g. list of possibilities) is vast. Many times, such changes are reactive (e.g. irritation caused by inflammatory changes as the tissue heals from itching/scratching). However, depending on how long this has been going on, other--more sinister changes--can also be in the differential (e.g. Paget's disease). If supportive measures fail, get this checked out. ...Read more
Is there a sure-fire way to diagnose paget's disease of the breast? How long does the condition take to worsen? I have a itchy patch on my areola.
Biopsy: The only sure way to diagnose is by taking a biopsy and have a pathologist examine the tissue. It would be prudent to see a doctor as it is not feasible to give a meaningful opinion without examining you. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I have a pea sized bump on only my left areola and several smaller bumps on the rest of that areola. All itchy, all peeling and I try not to scratch?
See a Provider: This problem needs to be properly diagnosed and treated. See a Provider and check it out. ...Read more