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Nipple Sensation Changes Itching
1 of my breasts are itchy around the nipple area and sometimes the whole breast, it itches maybe once or twice a day, no physical change what shall i do?
See a doctor: Get this examined and make certain nothing serious is in progress. Probably benign but better safe than sorry. Good luck. ...Read more
Itchy nipples: You may have eczema, which can affect soft sensitive skin. If you have any other part of body with dry skin patches, it would be a likely cause. You can also think about superficial fungal ingal infection called ring worm. An exam would be helpful if OTC meds dont help resolve the condition. ...Read more
Itch: That either the fabric is irritating, the detergent is irritating or you have an infection brewing. Best is to be seen by a doctor if it does not go away with changing the first two things i mentioned. ...Read more
Possible infection: Need to be evaluated by a physician. This may indicate an early infection. ...Read more
What could be the cause of my areola 2 b itchty and flaky. It has been like this since the nov and also my nipples itches as well. What should I do.
Yeast: Most common reason for those symptoms would be a yeast infection. You can try some over the counter anti-fungal and see if that helps. If it doesn't then it may be hormonal. If anti-fungal doesn't work, consider making appt with your doctor for an exam and work up. Hope that helps! ...Read more
I have a blood red colored spot in the center of my chest, two inches above my nipples about 3/8 of an inch round the area itches
This : This could be a cherry angioma, irritated nevus, psoriatic patch, etc. There are multiple possibilities. The only way to be sure is to have it checked out by your doctor or dermatologist. You may even need a biopsy if the doctor deems it necessary. If the itching bothers you try over the counter Hydrocortisone cream or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) as directed. Best of luck. ...Read more
What does it mean when your nipple itches? I'm really wondering.. Someone told me my boobs could be growing or that im a week before my cycle?
This is probably: Normal, but see your doctor to be sure. ...Read more
I have a thin layer of skin that is on both of my nipples I can peal off like I could a scab, and my left nipple itches quite often, normal?
Nipple eczema : Please see your MD for a full history and exam. It sounds like you have nipple eczema but a full exam should be done to rule out Paget's disease and Bowens disease. Several other differential diagnoses including contact dermatitis, breast ca. Stay calm and see your primary care physician please. ...Read more
I dont know if im pregnant.From time to time my nipple really irritates me it hurts and itches.Only with some bras & a bikini top.can it be a symptom?
Got dry itchy patch on side of nipple it itches at times on left side what can it b e and what to use and can it be the winter cold or somethin else I lotion everyday still itchy?
Itchy patch: Dryness certainly can cause itchiness. If moisturizing lotion doesn't afford any relief, try a mild cortisone type cream sparingly. Perhaps a soft gauze will protect the nipple skin from being affected by your bra. Discuss this symptom with your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
I have a dry, flakey mole on my left nipple. It itches at times and I can peeled the top layer of the mole. Should I be concerned?
Flakey mole: Yes you should be concerned and you must make an appointment to see your skin specialist. ...Read more