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Itchy Red Nipple
I have a bumpy, itchy, red rash below my nipple- (not touching at all). Without seeing it, dr prescribed canisten.3 weeks later, it's not any better?
I have a mild redness around my left breast's areola. It is not itchy and the nipple seems the same as the other one. I am 24. What is that redness?
More info: Too many possibilities to diagnose without doing an exam and knowing more. See a doctor. Most likely it is something benign and self-limited ...Read more
Itchy, scaly flaky nipple, on only one nipple? More recently slight red patchy skin around areola aswell. What could it be?
Nipple rash: Nipples and areolae can get dry and irritated easily, especially in fall and winter. Runners can get irritated nipples also. Gentle skin care and moisturizing is very important. If switching to a non-soap cleansing bar and moisturizing with petrolatum doesn't help, you may need prescription treatment. Please see your dermatologist. There are other nipple/areola conditions that need to be ruled out. ...Read more
Rash around nipple: started itchy, then started to ooze gunk (dries yel low), red, sensitive around nipple seems to heal & reopen have tried steroidcream
Go see ur GYN: And get checked for possible bacterial infection, underlying tumor etc. Take care! ...Read more
Hi I'm 16 and my right nipple is red and has a small patch of dry skin underneath, and it has been very itchy for about 3-4 days Could it be cancer?
Red itchy nipple: A red rash over the breast can be the first sign of breast cancer but it is very uncommon. CA is found as lump, or on mammogram. At 19 it would be almost unheard of to have breast cancer. Since it itches it's more likely to be a reaction to something like soap, clothes, or even from sweating. Wash the area twice a day with a mind soap, dry off well, hyydrocortisone for 2 weeks.If not clear see doc ...Read more
I've recently discovered a small red bump on my nipple area that's itchy. Some skin was peeling off a little in the shower. I was wondering what it is?
Bite?: Could be a bug bite; they are common in sensitive areas. But if it does not resolve in a few days, let your doctor or a dermatologist have a look at it. ...Read more