Doctor insights on:
Pagets Disease Nipple Breastfeeding
Yes: Paget's disease of the bone and paget's disease of the nipple are two very different problems. The bone condition involves abnormal growth. Paget's of the breast describes a certain kind of breast cancer. ...Read more
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Scaling: Pagets disease of the nipple can be a sign of underlying breast cancer. Early signs are dryness, scaling and itching. The severity of the rash increases with the severity of the underlying disease. ...Read more
Biopsy: There is Pagets disease of bone and Pagets of the nipple. The latter is carcinoma pf the terminal ducts of the breast which is the nipple. Here the nipple is ulcerated and the process extends to the areola. Biopsy should be performed to make the diagnosis. ...Read more
Crusty film over left nipple only 18 don't believe I have any lumps sometimes pulls in but comes out could it be serious like Paget disease in nipple?
Redness: The symptoms of paget's disease in the male are similar to that in a female. These include nipple skin redness, mild skin scaling and possibly flaking. Most patients that have paget's disease have underlying breast cancer however only 1% of breast cancer is found in men. About half of patients can have a underlying mass that can be felt. ...Read more
Pagets dz of breast: Is a malignant condition that may have the appearance of eczema, with skin changes involving the nipple of the breast. The incidence is approximately around 3%. Most of them are also associated with underlying breast cancer. Biopsy should be done to confirm. Mammogram, sonogram and perhaps MRI breast should be done-depending on the case to evaluate underlying breast cancer. ...Read more
My right nipple is very swollen red and sore with a little scaling on the side. Does this mean I have Paget's disease? I am 22 female
I'm 18, having eczema on my lips since 12, few months ago it developed to my face, few days ago my right nipple too, could it be paget's disease?
Probably not: Pagets disease of the breast is a skin eruption on or about the nipple possibly indicating breast cancer, but this is unlikely with you. The skin outbreak on your lips, face and breast could be psoriasis or other eczema and since I can, t see it you need a good dermatologist. ...Read more
I've been having a scaly rash on 1 nipple for about a year, and there's no worsening or improvement. Is that a sign of Paget's disease of the breast?
Paget's: This is a very rare form of breast cancer and usually develops after the ago of 50. If it hasn't changed in a year that is a good sign. See your doctor for an exam to confirm the cause. All the best. ...Read more
Biopsy: Biopsy will be needed to definitively differentiate paget;s disease of the breast or eczema. ...Read more
Right nipple cracked itchy swollen red and peeling with yellow discharge. Been 3-4 months. Got checked anitbiotics didn't work. Pagets disease possible?
For a teen girl, would nipple rash only by eczema or could it be a paget's disease or breast cancer?
Have a crusty nipple discharge not sure if its shop seems to come and go nipple slightly red in colour no lumps so I don't think its Paget Diease?
Dobro cystic changes: The most common reason for a crusty nipple discharge, especially at your are, is fibrocystic changes. Caffeine can make it worse. If you have a lot of breast pain, especially before your period, it would support the diagnosis. It is an inflammatory condition, and anti inflammatory mess like ibuprophen and vitamin E can help ...Read more
See your doc: Nipple symptoms are common symptoms that can occur in both women and men in any age group or population. Many underlying causes of nipple symptoms are benign. Nipple symptoms can be caused by physical changes, such as weight fluctuations, or other causes, such as nipple injury or breast surgery. Nipple symptoms can also be caused by breast cancer and other diseases, disorders or conditions. ...Read more
Common: Unfortunately, cracked nipples are very common while breastfeeding. There are several over the counter preparations available to help and many experts recommend cabbage leaves for this. The Laleache League is a great resource for help with this and all issues related to breast feeding. Hope this helps. ...Read more
No effect: It shouldn't affect your breast feeding unless the scratch becomes infected. ...Read more
Bx to define: Lesions of nipple that extend onto the areola can be of concern. A rash can be inflammatory or malignant and has to be defined. “Eczema” represents a range of disorders from contact dermatitis to atopic dermatitis. Pagets disease of breast is malignant process of the terminal ducts within the nipple that spill out onto the areola and must be confirmed as Ca by bx.. ...Read more
Get help: There are several ways you can fix this, but the one thing not to do is to just wait and hope it will get better. A lactation consultant or nurse or doctor can help. If you are sore and cracked, it will cause you pain and put you are risk for infection! Try allowing the nipple to air dry with some breast milk on them after feeds and review the baby's latch on position carefully. Good luck! ...Read more
What to do if I have severe cracked nipples and its not from breastfeeding, please help on cures?
I am suffering from sore painful nipples. I am not breastfeeding and have no children. I need some help to treat the condition.?
Any craking of skin: Is there any discharge from the nipples, is the skin dry and fissured as dry and eczematous skin can be painful. Also hormonal changes during different periods of menstrual cycle, fibrocystic disease of breasts - a condition affecting both breasts -a non-malignant condition, high prolatin level (hormone) level and turgid milk secretion near nipple may cause pain. U need to be seen by your doctor. ...Read more
I am breastfeeding my baby. He's a month old but I have cracked nipples. It bleeds sometimes. What can I use? It hurts to breastfeed.
Breastfeeding: Nipples that are cracked and bleeding can be from incorrect latching or positioning. Correct positioning and latching may help. Lanolin can also be used. If redness or severe pain develop then those could be a sign of yeast infection. See a lactation consultant or knowledgeable physician. ...Read more