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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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Can you give me advice with itchy, red, sore, swollen left nipple?

Can you give me advice with itchy, red, sore, swollen left nipple?

What's the cause?: Medicines like hydrocortisone and benedryl containing meds would treat the symptom. But find out what is causing it is a smarter idea. It could be an infection that needs an antibiotic, but it could be much more serious. ...Read more

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I have a red sore lump next to my nipple?

I have a red sore lump next to my nipple?

See a doctor: This needs to be examined, diagnosed and treated appropriately. First to determine if this is infection, non-infectious inflammation or some manifestation of a tumor, and then to choose an appropriate form of treatment. Please get this seen to quickly. ...Read more

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2 days ago my breast was red under my nipple & sore. I used a anti-biotic cream & the soreness stopped & looks a light pink/purple. Now I feel a lump?

2 days ago my breast was red under my nipple & sore. I used a anti-biotic cream & the soreness stopped & looks a light pink/purple. Now I feel a lump?

Mastitis: You probably have a partially treated infection there - certainly when it was red and inflamed I would consider that a mastitis. Then, with the use of a localized antibiotic -you killed off some of the bacteria (probably Staph). You're body did some of the work too and now you're left with a partially treated infection. Best to show it to a doc who can help you-if for example drainage is needed. ...Read more

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Sore red bump/spot/nipple like on aerola next to nipple on right breast, could it be a pregnancy sign or something seriouse?

Sore red bump/spot/nipple like on aerola next to nipple on right breast, could it be a pregnancy sign or something seriouse?

Montgomery Glands: What you are describing sounds like montgomery gland cysts. These are modified oil glands that lubricate the nipple and have a tendency to get blocked and inflamed. If this doesn't improve over the next few weeks, please see your gynecologist to make sure all is well. ...Read more

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I have a redness underneath/around the nipple and this spot is sore to apply pressure to. No lumps or bumps. What could it be?

Cellulitis: You may have skin infection over the breast area, if it gets bigger and get fever, there is possibility becoming an abscess. It may get better on ts own, if not may need antibiotic.i ...Read more

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Light red...Pinkish colour in nipples..Sore..Any i ideas?

Soreness: I recommend that you see your primary care physician. Sometimes nipple pinkness and soreness can be due to a local yeast infection. If normal, you might want to ask your doctor if it started after taking the celexa (citalopram). However, any breast issue should be taken seriously to rule out any masses or cancerous process. Your doctor should help. ...Read more

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Why would my nipple be red and sore? It is a dark red and very tender and i can feel something on the side of my nipple

Why would my nipple be red and sore? It is a dark red and very tender and i can feel something on the side of my nipple

Infection-Mastitis: You could have an infection in the breast, known as mastitis. I highly recommend you see a breast surgeon for evaluation. This may require drainage and antibiotics. ...Read more