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Itchy nipples, white watery mucusy discharge...Had sex 3 days after period, what does this mean?

Itchy nipples, white watery mucusy discharge...Had sex 3 days after period, what does this mean?

Needs evaluation: A nipple discharge is usually not a good thing, (unless you're nursing), and needs to be evaluated. The itch could be just an irritation related to the discharge. Sex 3 days after your period wouldn't be the cause. ...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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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?

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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I had my nipples pierced 3 months ago, they are slightly itchy and flaky around the holes! Why?

I had my nipples pierced 3 months ago, they are slightly itchy and flaky around the holes! Why?

Piercing humans...: Piercing a person creates a break and damage to the skin at the piercing. Humans are designed to heal up, so the skin tries to get rid of the piercing (it is a foreign body stabbed into a person). Sometimes there are too many germs growing at the site, sometimes there is too much inflammation that prevents healing, and sometimes there is an allergy to the foreign body (such as a metal allergy). ...Read more

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I've had itchy nipples on and off for the last couple of months randomly . What might be causing this and how can I fix it?

I've had itchy nipples on and off for the last couple of months randomly . What might be causing this and how can I fix it?

Nipple itching: Eczema is a common cause of nipple itching. So is dryness and irritation due to fragrances, dyes or enzymes in laundry detergents. It's common for one breast to itch more than the other, however, if there is a persistent itch or rash on the nipple despite moisturizing and eliminating irritants, a visit to a dermatologist or gynecologist is a must to rule out more serious conditions of the breast. ...Read more