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Dry itchy skin on nipple/areola that flakes and peels off. Otherwise looks healthy, no rash. Went away with lotion and Vit E then came back. Worried.

Dry itchy skin on nipple/areola that flakes and peels off. Otherwise looks healthy, no rash. Went away with lotion and Vit E then came back. Worried.

Dry skin: Hi, I don't think this is anything to worry about but an evaluation by ur family doctor won't hurt either, please see ur doctor to put ur mind at ease.Good luck. ...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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On both breast, there is a patch of rashes which began beneath my areola/nipple and looks like eczema but seems to be spreading?

On both breast, there is a patch of rashes which began beneath my areola/nipple and looks like eczema but seems to be spreading?

Ideas: A picture is worth a thousand words when it comes to skin problems. But a common skin problem on the breast, especially on the underside, is a yeast infection. You can try some anti-fungal OTC cream (ask your pharmacist) and see if that cures. If it doesn't then maybe consider making appt with your health care provider to appropriately diagnose. ...Read more

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What can I do for dry scaly rash on areola and nipple?

What can I do for dry scaly rash on areola and nipple?

Eczema: It may be eczema, try topical vaseline 2-3 times a day, if it does not resolve, show it to your doctor, to make sure it is nothing else. ...Read more

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My right nipple itches often daily, not the areola . No dryness, cracks,fever,rash,discharge,discoloration. What could be the cause, should I worry?

My right nipple itches often daily, not the areola . No dryness, cracks,fever,rash,discharge,discoloration. What could be the cause, should I worry?

No, if GYN exam neg.: You need to see your GYN for A breast exam and evaluation. Early diagnosis of Paget's disease is extremely important. "Itching, tingling, or redness in the nipple and/or areola" is a symptom which must not be ignored. See http://www.cancer.gov/types/breast/paget-breast-fact-sheet ...Read more

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Tiny dot lump on areola that isn't going away. On other breast, there is an itchy rash under my nipple. What could it be?

Tiny dot lump on areola that isn't going away. On other breast, there is an itchy rash under my nipple. What could it be?

An itchy rash could: be a yeast or fungal infection. One look is worth a 1000 words and you can probably find a better answer if a knowledgable doctor inspects the area with his own two eyes. ...Read more

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3 years ago I developed rash on my Areola that looked like burn skin it was itchy and burning it went away now it's back could this be Paget's disease?

3 years ago I developed rash on my Areola that looked like burn skin it was itchy and burning it went away now it's back could this be Paget's disease?

See your MD: If you have any changes on skin of breast which does not go away. Or itchy skin ... it is always good reason to see your doctor. Page's disease of breast is very rare but very serious and unless proven otherwise - any skin itch or inflammation has to be suspected. Please, see your MD ASAP for evaluation. ...Read more

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Very itchy, sore rash on nipples. When I stop using the ointment my Dr. prescribed, the skin on my nipples gets dry and the rash comes back.

Very itchy, sore rash on nipples. When I stop using the ointment my Dr. prescribed, the skin on my nipples gets dry and the rash comes back.

What are you using?: Is the triamcinolone for your nipples? Do you have eczema? I assume you are not nursing. Do you have asthma? Do you use something for dry skin? Do the nipples itch? You should continue triamcinolone until you see a dermatologist, bringing along all ointments, creams meds, vitamins, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

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