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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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I have a bumpy, itchy, red rash below my nipple- (not touching at all). Without seeing it, dr prescribed canisten.3 weeks later, it's not any better?

I have a bumpy, itchy, red rash below my nipple- (not touching at all). Without seeing it, dr prescribed canisten.3 weeks later, it's not any better?

Need exam: Canisten is a yeast treatment. That would be the most likely cause of a rash, but if it is not working after 3 weeks you need to see a doctor for an exam and consideration of alternative treatment. ...Read more

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What is a red round rash on my nipple caused by?

What is a red round rash on my nipple caused by?

Rash on Nipple: Rashes on the breast can be caused by many factors. In minor cases, you may be having an allergic reaction. In rare instances, a breast rash may be due to signs of cancer. A rash upon the breast can be itchy and red, or blistery and painful. While many women may experience signs of a rash on their breast, it is important to speak with a physician in order to rule out serious causes for your rash. ...Read more

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What is it? I have breast redness, bleeding from nipple, rash on chest and cracked nipples. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritatio

What is it? I have breast redness, bleeding from nipple, rash on chest and cracked nipples. The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritatio

Seek med attn: Bleeding from your nipples is never normal. Call your doctor on Monday and get checked out. Chronic reglan use can cause women to lactate. So that might be part of the problem. But, you really need an exam soon ...Read more

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What might cause a red rash to appear under my nipple?

What might cause a red rash to appear under my nipple?

Irritation: Well endowed women or women joggers can get a frictional dermatitis from movement of the breasts. Bra material or personal creams applied on the breast can cause an allergic reaction. If it is a persistent problem, it needs evaluation by your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have redness and urticuria (itch) but no rash. It extends from my nipple line to my skull both front and back?

I have redness and urticuria (itch) but no rash. It extends from my nipple line to my skull both front and back?

Doctor can evaluate: Itching usually means there is histamine being released in the skin, often as part of an allergic reaction to something. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can check to see what might be making the skin itch. Skin dryness, or reactions to foods or medications, can cause itching. Occasionally, a person with internal problems like liver or kidney disease can also get itching. ...Read more

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I have ANA 1:640, flares joint swelling w/redness, photosensitivity, rashes, sharp chest pain, raynauds, chronic dry mouth, eyes. Sed and CRP always neg. Why?

I have ANA 1:640, flares joint swelling w/redness, photosensitivity, rashes, sharp chest pain, raynauds, chronic dry mouth, eyes. Sed and CRP always neg. Why?

Lupus: Lupus is a chronic, autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs inside the body). Chronic means that the signs and symptoms tend to last longer than six weeks and often for many years. In lupus, something goes wrong with your immune system, which is the part of the body that fights off viruses, bacteria, and germs ("foreign invaders, " like the flu). ...Read more

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I have a small rash above my right nipple. It doesn't itch, but its red, bumpy, and some of the skin feels dry?

Could be eczema: It sounds like eczema. Try an otc steroid cream twice a day for 1-2 weeks. If persistent, see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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My daughter has a red rash with some white heads around her pubic area & nipples. What would cause this type of rash in just those areas?

My daughter has a red rash with some white heads around her pubic area & nipples. What would cause this type of rash in just those areas?

Hot tub folliculitis: Healthy skin is resistant to infection, but when swimming, friction of bathing suit and moisture allow bacteria to infect hair follicles and cause the rash. More common from soaking in a hot tub and the bacteria is usually pseudomonas. The rash usually clears without Rx if you keep the skin cool and dry.

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Could it be cancer? Breasts have itched for 6 months, had a rash on left 3 weeks ago, raw/red nipples on both 12/25, now both armpits and breast hurt.

Could it be cancer? Breasts have itched for 6 months, had a rash on left 3 weeks ago, raw/red nipples on both 12/25, now both armpits and breast hurt.

Not likely: What you described is not typical for a breast cancer, however, it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be mammogram. It would be prudent to see your doctor. See this site for information in this topic.

http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/breast-cancer/ds00328. ...Read more

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28 years old rash near left nipple for 5 months fungal cream doesn't work. Small red patch on the side of the same breast and burning pains in breast.

28 years old rash near left nipple for 5 months fungal cream doesn't work. Small red patch on the side of the same breast and burning pains in breast.

Need exam: Please go in to your physician for a medical examination. Sometimes breast rashes can be caused by bacterial infections, however if the lesions fail to resolve with treatment. You must have imaging to rule out breast cancer. ...Read more

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Having 4 month old baby, not on breast feed. I just noticed red rash on right breast (not around my nipples)no pain or swelling. It’s little bumpy.

Having 4 month old baby, not on breast feed. I just noticed red rash on right breast (not around my nipples)no pain or swelling. It’s little bumpy.

Speak with: The baby's Pediatrician/or your GYN...CAUTION is your best bet in this situation...Cover the rash while feeding until question is resolved.

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Dr Z ...Read more

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My left breast has a rash round the nipple it's itchy sore and sometimes weeps. I also have a red marks on my breast. It also looks a different size?

My left breast has a rash round the nipple it's itchy sore and sometimes weeps. I also have a red marks on my breast. It also looks a different size?

See a doctor: You may have an infection. You should see your doctor especially if you have a change in the size of your breast ...Read more

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I am a breastfeeding mom I got a rash on my breast around the nipple area. Red flakey/scaley blotches on skin as well as bright pink nipple.

I am a breastfeeding mom I got a rash on my breast around the nipple area. Red flakey/scaley blotches on skin as well as bright pink nipple.

Mastitis evaluation?: Probably nipple cellulitis that you can treat with lanolin or vit e cream along with warm soaks and feed as much as possible. Take your temperature and if it is over 100.4 you may need antibiotics for a mastitis ...Read more

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Breastfeeding and baby and I both have a red, flaky, scaly rash. Baby around mouth-me around mouth, eye, forehead, forearm, and nipple?

Breastfeeding and baby and I both have a red, flaky, scaly rash. Baby around mouth-me around mouth, eye, forehead, forearm, and nipple?

MD visit: The rash may be due to a number of conditions, including infections, contact dermatitis or allergic dermatitis. Since you both have a rash, this raises the possibility of an infection that has been transferred to the baby. If you are applying topical lotions or perfumed products this may lead to a contact dermatitis. Your physician will be able to determine the treatment for the underlying cause. ...Read more

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I change my sheets one my bed and I use irish spring soap. My chest is getting red and itchy and I kind of have rashes. What can it be?

Sounds: Like topical allergic reaction to laundry or bath soap. It could be anything else, too, that comes in contact. If you have any systemic symptoms such as fever, fatigue, joint pains, etc, the rash could be a manifestation of a problem with your internal organs, so go see a doctor if rash persists or if you have any other symptom. ...Read more

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I have red rashes with around neck without itching and pain, it is spreading to chest.

I have red rashes with around neck without itching and pain, it is spreading to chest.

? allergic/heat rash: It could be a contact dermatitis--do you wear a chain or jewellery. Could be a heat rash
apply calamine lotion, avoid contact with metal, take benadryl (diphenhydramine) ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

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Rash (Definition)

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