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I am a 45 year old woman ,today I've noticed small itchy bumps on the base of right and left nipple.Please guide to what it might be. Thank you?

I am a 45 year old woman ,today I've noticed small itchy bumps on the base of right and left nipple.Please guide to what it might be.  Thank you?

Nipple Itch: Common causes of nipple itch include chemical irritants, such as soap and laundry detergent, dry skin, and medication side effects. Contact dermatitis can also result in nipple itch. Depending on the cause, an itching feeling may occur in one or both nipples, and it may be accompanied by redness, pain, swelling, or discharge from the affected nipples. ...Read more

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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I am a 45 year old woman ,today I've noticed small itchy bumps on the base of right and left nipple.Please guide to what it might be. Thank you?

I am a 45 year old woman ,today I've noticed small itchy bumps on the base of right and left nipple.Please guide to what it might be.  Thank you?

Nipple Itch: common causes of nipple itch include chemical irritants, such as soap and laundry detergent, dry skin, and medication side effects. Contact dermatitis can also result in nipple itch. Depending on the cause, an itching feeling may occur in one or both nipples, and it may be accompanied by redness, pain, swelling, or discharge from the affected nipples. ...Read more

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Itchy nipples, small itchy cyst/pimple like bumps between and around breasts. What is this? Does it sound serious enough to get checked? OTC?

Itchy nipples, small itchy cyst/pimple like bumps between and around breasts. What is this? Does it sound serious enough to get checked? OTC?

Healthtap visit: Consider doing a virtual visit with one of the Healthtap primary care doctors or Dermatologist. They may be able to look at the area in question and direct you to further treatment. This is an issue that will require visualization of the area to draw any conclusions. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have small bumps on my breast near the nipple that are itchy and weep fluid and sometimes have pus filled bumps as well . What is it ?

I have small bumps on my breast near the nipple that are itchy and weep fluid and sometimes have pus filled bumps as well . What is it ?

Areolar glands: Areolar glands are sebaceous glands in the areola surrounding the nipple. The glands make oily secretions (lipoid fluid) to keep the areola and the nipple lubricated and protected. The round bumps are found in the areola, and on the nipple itself. They can become exposed and raised when the nipple is stimulated, and irritated by over-stimulation and ill-fitting clothing. Visit your doc to be sure ...Read more

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Male, itchy nipple and it has a very small bump/spot that seems always hard next to other breast and part of nipple itself.Can it be anything serious?

Male, itchy nipple and it has a very small bump/spot that seems always hard next to other breast and part of nipple itself.Can it be anything serious?

Bump @ nipple: in male. It is a good idea to see your doc about this. Hopefully it is nothing significant but men can get breast cancer. Anxiety may have drawn your attention to this area. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am experiencing abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness, cheesy discharge) and breast bud. I also have small bumps on my nipples.

I am experiencing  abnormal vaginal discharge (quality: itchiness, cheesy discharge)  and breast bud. I also have small bumps on my nipples.

Need to see GYN MD: You need to see a GYN MD or Planned Parenthood clinic as you may have a vaginal infection and the health service team can identify the bumps on your nipples. ...Read more

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Itchy breast in right breast, occasional nipple discharge yellow lump and pain and an itchy bump under right armpit helllllp?

Itchy breast in right breast, occasional nipple discharge yellow lump and pain and an itchy bump under right armpit helllllp?

Infection: what you describe may be an infection or some other pathology see your gyn or pmd for further follow up and treatment. ...Read more

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My daughter has bumps on her chest, what could it be. Grey are not red. They are itchy.

Itchy bumps: Red, itchy bumps may be a contact reaction to something, could be insect bites, could be any number of things. Unfortunately it is hard to know without seeing them. You could try some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and fragrance free moisturizer and see if that helps. If it does great, if not and it isn't going away, seems to be spreading, or really bothering her you will want to bring her to her doctor. ...Read more

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I've had a bump on my chest for a while now and now I have three of them. They are bright red and are itchy. I noticed one of my elbow last week.

I've had a bump on my chest for a while now and now I have three of them. They are bright red and are itchy. I noticed one of my elbow last week.

Likely benign: Could be hair follicles underneath the skin (folliculitis)....Although if the one on the elbow is related then, who knows....Unless you have hairy elbows....At any rate, just keep them cleansed with neutral and water for the time being and get an appointment with your doctor to make sure they don't need treatment. ...Read more

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Small itchy red bump on chest?

Small itchy red bump on chest?

Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. What is the size, distribution, state of surrounding skin, vesicle formation, any systemic disorders? If the rash does not subside in a couple of days, it would be prudent to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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The bumps on my chest and back are red and if I pop one it puts out puss and they are slightly itchy ?

The bumps on my chest and back are red and if I pop one it puts out puss and they are slightly itchy ?

Folliculitis: You might be describing folliculitis. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/folliculitis/basics/definition/con-20025909 then go see your Family Doc or Dermatologist for diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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I have red itchy bumps around my hips and chest?

Rashes: can be many many things. Sorry but for us to properly evaluate rashes we need to see and feel them. Please see healthcare provider to have this evaluated. Best of luck. ...Read more