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Puss From Nipple
My Boyfriend sucked on my nipples almost 2 Weeks ago & it has been scabbing and Getting puss. What do I have to do to make it better?
Local treatment: After washing throughly and gently, dry completely. First with towel and then with a little corn starch powder. If there is pus, apply a small amount of Bactroban ointment (OTC) after drying it. Do that twice a day, that should take care of the problem if not go to see your primary care provider. ...Read more
Areolar glands: Areolar glands or glands of montgomery are sebaceous glands in the areola surrounding the nipple. The glands make oily secretions to keep the areola and the nipple lubricated and protected. It is possible for them to become infected. See your doctor for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more
I have a spot on my nipple which I've had for a while now when I try squeeze it white puss comes out I'm wondering if anyone could tell me what it is?
Possible Abscess: It could be an abcess or possibly benign nipple discharge. Without an exam or seeing what the discharge looks like it is hard to say. Nipple discharge in a woman who is not pregnant or breast-feeding isn't necessarily abnormal, you should be evaluated by a doctor to be safe. ...Read more
Pain on right nipple (male). Squeezed tip of nipple and white puss came out. Was it just a pimple on my nipple?
When my right booby nipple gets sqeezed white puss comes out of it followed by blood is the normal? Its only in my right nipple.
Pus from a: Nipple piercing is not normal. It sounds like the tissue is either infected or irritated. Recommend medical evaluation. ...Read more
I started having dry itchy nipples and after a week or so they started to bleed/puss is this likely to be something 'serious' or an infection?
I have a white pimple shaped like on the side of my nipple doesn't hurt but only when I squeeze it white puss comes out I am 20 yrs tryin to get preg?
Folliculitis: These are often infected glands that are located at the base of fine hairs in the area. Abrasive contact with your clothes/bra and or contact with contaminated fingers can transfer staph or strep to the area that will create puss pockets. A warm compress and keeping the area clean after you popped it may end the problem. If it becomes tender or seems to spread, you may need a round of antibiotics. ...Read more
I have a white, like pale layer under my nipple, but no puss or blood. Never had kids, 19 yes old female, pain here and there especially when touched?
Exam: An examination will be needed to better understand what you are referring to. You can do a virtual visit right now on healthtap if you like with a primary care physician. It sounds like you may be seeing a Montgomery gland which is a normal finding. ...Read more
My nipples have changed recently and have become a bit disformed and flakey. Along with that I have bumps around my breast some which puss.?
Doctor can evaluate: A doctor will have to get more of the story about the nipples, and do an exam (one can start with her primary care doctor). Nipple rashes can be from friction (from shirts, sports equipment like swimming in an inner tube, etc...), eczema, an allergic reaction, etc... Nipple discharges can be from hormonal imbalances, eczema, allergic reactions, infections, medications, etc... ...Read more
I had a white spot on my nipple and I squeezed it and it was just like puss from a zit, should I be worried, please help I'm 16 btw?
I have a skin tag on my nipple and underneath the skin tag is a bump filled with puss. Whenever I take a shower, the bump gets bigger. Suggestions?
See a dermatologist: The entire thing can be easily removed. ...Read more
Male nipple was sore to touch. Soreness went away and I squeezed it and bloody yellowish puss came out. Its not sore anymore but the puss is there?
Infection: What your described is consistent with a bacterial infection of the tissue under the nipple. It may resolve on its own, however, if the discharge persists more than a week, it would be prudent to see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a red bump around my nipple area. Once popped yellow/white puss came out & I was curious if it's just a pimple or something more serious?
Staph infection: This is MRSA. It is a very serious infection that needs medical attention urgently. ...Read more