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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 does it mean when your nipple itches?

What does it mean when your nipple itches?

NIPPLE ITCH: How long? It sounds like a contact dermatitis. It could be a new soap or detergent. It could be a new shirt or blouse or sweater. Be a detective. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your nipple itches all day?

What does it mean if your nipple itches all day?

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

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What does it mean when your nipple itches continuously?

What does it mean when your nipple itches continuously?

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

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I'm worried because my right nipple itches, what do you suggest?

Niple itch: Some superficial fungal infection may cause nipples to itch. Other cause is Eczema which can affect sensitive and moist areas like nipples along with skin creases etc. A simple exam would be helpful in differentiating and a trial of OTC med would be helpful. ...Read more

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I have a half moon around right nipple it itches and hurts a little. What could this be?

I have a half moon around right nipple it itches and hurts a little. What could this be?

Possible infection: Need to be evaluated by a physician. This may indicate an early infection. ...Read more

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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

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If a girls nipple itches, what's wrong?

Usually nothing: The areola is innervated by the nerve from the back area considered as t-4. If no rash is present this should be evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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My nipple itches so bad, what's wrong, treatment?

Need evaluation: If no rash is present, would look at your at your back as the areolar region is nerve innervated by t-4. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a small pimple on your nipple that itches?

Is it normal to have a small pimple on your nipple that itches?

Cannot say: You really need to see your gynecologist or a dermatologist to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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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

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

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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

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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?

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?

Being a girl: I hope you are smarter than this. Pregnancy is never diagnosed by breast symptoms. If you were sexual during ovulation and you did not use contraception and if your missed your period you must do a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What does it mean when your nipples are always sore and your breast itches?

What does it mean when your nipples are always sore and your breast itches?

Could be fungal?: Try combining some lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream with Hydrocortisone cream and placing that on for a month. If its fungal, with it sounds like it is, then it takes that long to stop the growth then your skin gros it out. That's the most likely issue. Gd loc. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more