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Itchy, Swollen Nipple
For a year now I have had swollen axillary lymph nodes, and swollen itchy breasts and nipples it hurts so bad! I have breast implants. No insurance?
Follow up!: You should start by seeing your plastic surgeon. This should be at no charge to you. If he/she considers appropriate further evaluation you can discuss with him/her the possible options for you. Don't wait. ...Read more
Hard, sensitive, slightly swollen nipples for 2weeks. Very itchy. Squeezd 1drop yllw discharge from 2yr old piercing one side. NOTpregnant. On mirenaIUD?
Needs evaluation: Kindly see your doctor you may Rx medicines, good luck ...Read more
Right nipple cracked itchy swollen red and peeling with yellow discharge. Been 3-4 months. Got checked anitbiotics didn't work. Pagets disease possible?
I have lumps on my breast. They are raised, swollen, very itchy and look like orange peel. Is it hives? 1 on my nipple but I have 3 other smaller ones.
I have slightly swollen lymph node in my neck that itch. Also have severe fatigue, itching all over, right breast is severely itchy, enlarged, misshapen, and has on add appearance and an area that looks blue just under the nipple. Drenching night sweats,
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Lymph nodes swollen for 8 months. Thought it was over a yr, but further backtracking shows sooner. I now have chest pains, itchiness, fatigue. Biopsy?
Hold on: Don't plan your biopsy yet. Lots of things can cause enlarged lymph glands and they're not all bad. Sometimes they are enlarged in the neck but not big enough that it's a worry. I recommend you stop trying to figure it out online and go see a doctor for further evaluation. It may not be as bad as you suspect, but you do need to find out. ...Read more
Itchy red, alligator like feeling, swollen rash on cheeks, neck & chest. Swollen eyelids. Dr. Said allergic reaction, steroid medication is not helpin?
Up the treatment: I see in your medication list that you are taking Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) an h1 antihistamine, and were prescribed a steroid cream. You can try an over the counter h2 antihistamine Loratadine along with the above. You may need to be switched from the steroid cream to steroids by mouth, so a followup with your doctor would be the next step. If you have lip/mouth symptoms, go to Emergency Dept. ...Read more
I have an itchy and hot rash on my arms and chest that looks like a sunburn. It burns and is swollen a bit. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) hasn't helped and it's getting wo?
Lump near jaw behind ear at times it is swollen having a burning feeling in neck upper chest and across upper back. Parts of body itchy.
Well: The lump could be a swollen lymph node which could mean an infection present you should get checked out immediately! ...Read more
Have rash with on chest and seems to be spreading. Itchy, painful, sore neck and shoulder. Also seems I have a swollen lymph node in my armpit.
Painful rash: Is probably shingles until proven otherwise. I agree that you should be seen ASAP and treated medically. ...Read more
I have a itchy feeling in my throat/chest. Thoat feels swollen on outside. Popping in center of chest. Ears feels full of fluid. Headaches back head.?
Close computer: And proceed to your local ER or UC clinic for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment: you must be examined asap. ...Read more
Itchy feet and legs at night and persistent chest infection what is this? Depression and feeling of illness and swollen glands
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Itchy skin may be associated with dry skin--happens moreso in winter or in people who swim a lot in pools. Persistent chest infection-external or internal--pneumonia or skin infection.
depression should be addressed with your physician.
swollen glands may be associated with a viral process, infection or an oncologic issue. Do you have fevers or recent infection and which glands are swollen? ...Read more
Many swollen neck lymphs. Itchy eyes. Hard lumps started on collarbone (was painful now isn't), more painless ones formed in 3 months, rib cage, shin, back of neck few on chest. Good blood work, blood counts, crp, clean chest x-ray. No other symptoms
Lymph glands: Generalized enlargement of lymph nodes are seen in infectious mononucleosis, malignant blood dyscrasias and other infections. I'm not sure that they would be found on the rib cage itself or on the shin bone. I recommend an evaluation by a hematologist or an infectious disease specialist. A lymph node biopsy as well as other tests may be advised by the specialist. ...Read more
Scalp itching. Painful in 2 areas. Itchy neck and vaginal itching. Underskin lump on earlobe & 3 spots on ear & swollen tragus on other ear. Noticed black dots on nails&small rash on chest. I'm iron deficient & also taking lansoprazole.
Dermatologist: Your cluster of symptoms points to a systemic disease condition. Recommend that you consult a dermatologist promptly. ...Read more
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
Nipple cream: Any changes in the breast should be evaluated by your doctor. Assuming there are not lumps, masses and the examination is normal you may want to try some over the counter nipple cream. There are a variety of brands and options available. The ones designed for breastfeeding women can be very helpful. ...Read more
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
Many things can irritate the nipple area
think about any changes with detergents when washing your bra
Also foods can also cause breast soreness like coffee, chocolate, anything that contains caffeine
manipulation can also cause this
you should see your doctor for a thorough breast exam. ...Read more
Consider bra allergy:
It is possible you could be allergic to a material in one or more of your bras. It could also be just irritation from rubbing while you're running. If this is an issue some people use bandaids to help avoid the irritation.
Nipple eczema is also a possibility and usually requires treatment with topical steroids (as well as moisturizers) and avoiding harsh soaps. ...Read more
Age, itchy: For your age with your complaint it is most likely secondary to dry skin and hormone influence eg. Low estrogen. If treat with topical cream not respond well rule out allergic reaction and other serious problem if persisted. May observe couple of cycles if spontaneous gone then you will be fine otherwise see your doctor locally. ...Read more
Itchy inverted nippl: Any changes to your breast/nipple should be evaluated immediately. Cancer can cause nipples to invert. Itchy nipples may be due to Paget's disease. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/pagets-disease-of-the-breast/basics/symptoms/con-20025786 for more info. Then go see your Family Doc for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more
Itchy nipple: Your profile lists you as 22, so please update your profile if that is incorrect. First try a moisturising cream on the itchy area. Try not to scratch at it, because that usually makes the itching and irritation worse. If that doesn't help, try hydrocortisone cream 1%, a small amt twice a day for no more than 10 days. If no better, see your doctor. ...Read more
Pregnant or not?: It makes a difference in some cases whether or not you are pregnant. Please submit another question with that information so that you can get a correct doctor's answer. Thanks. ...Read more
Candidiasis: You need to see a doctor and get examined to better get a sense of what's going on here. Itchiness is a common symptom for people who have clothing/detergent allergies. Alternatively you could have a fungal/yeast infection call candidiasis, which can be treated with over the counter anti-fungals, but see your MD first. ...Read more