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Nipple Itchy Skin
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
19 years old. Living in greece jan-may. Aereolas more yellow/flesh tone instead of dark. Very itchy nipples and aereolas. Skin is sensitive in general?
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
5 days itchy skin all over, especially groin region and worse at night. Slightly red near groin only. Red circular rash and tender around nipple. Have used jetted tub a few weeks ago. Fungus?Bacteria?
I'm 21.Always itching all around my body. Bloated & sometimes have diarrhea. Now i also have very itchy nipples with flaky skin. Night is the worst?
Itching: Generalized itching without a rash can be due to dry skin, diabetes, liver or kidney disease, thyroid disorders or even anxiety. Your physician can evaluate you and order any appropriate tests for both the itching and intestinal problems(possible lactose or gluten intolerance,irritable bowel syndrome). Taking benadryl (diphenhydramine) at bedtime relieves itching. ...Read more
Multiple Causes: There are many reasons for kids to get itchy skin. Most common is simply dry skin which can be worsened by cold weather and dehydration. Another cause is contact dermatitis, an allergy to things like poison ivy. If there is a rash and nasal congestion whole body allergies might be suspected. This could be from a reaction to foods and molds.Begin by using a moisturizer regularly. Can help a lot. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mild soaps/moisturiz: I'd recommend a mild soap like Dove Sensitive Skin or Cetaphil. A daily moisturizer that is scent free ( like Cetaphil or Vanicream ). Use dye-free & color-free laundry detergents on your clothes and bedding. ...Read more
Itchy rash: The most common cause is dty skin. Moisterize after bath or shower when skin is still slightly moist. This will help maintain the moisture in the skin. Less common could be thyroid disease or blood disorder so see your doctor if the condition continues. ...Read more