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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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Dime sized hard, red, itchy, painful lump on left breast next to nipple. Has drained some pus and bloody/pus. Cancerous, abscess or something else?

Dime sized hard, red, itchy, painful lump on left breast next to nipple. Has drained some pus and bloody/pus. Cancerous, abscess or something else?

See a doctor: Cannot tell here what you nay have. It may be as simple as an infection that needs antibiotics. Needs a physical exam. Will need mammogram once the acute inflammation resolves. See a doctor asap. ...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

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What causes itchy nipples?

What causes itchy nipples?

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

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What does itchy nipples mean?

What does itchy nipples mean?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why is my right nipple so itchy randomly?

Why is my right nipple so itchy randomly?

Many possible causes: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I've got itchy nipples what does this mean?

I've got itchy nipples what does this mean?

Breast Itching : Itching in the nipple area is usually a simple skin issue like yeast or dermatitis. A simple check up with a gyn specialist is the next step. ...Read more

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I start today so itchy in my rigth nipple! can somebody tell me what can be?

Could be eczema: Or an infection or skin condition. Is there any redness. Did you get an insect bite? Fungal infection is unlikely. If it persists you should see your doctor. I assume there is no nipple discharge. ...Read more

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