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Remedies For Scaly Areola
Itchy, scaly flaky nipple, on only one nipple? More recently slight red patchy skin around areola aswell. What could it be?
Nipple rash: Nipples and areolae can get dry and irritated easily, especially in fall and winter. Runners can get irritated nipples also. Gentle skin care and moisturizing is very important. If switching to a non-soap cleansing bar and moisturizing with petrolatum doesn't help, you may need prescription treatment. Please see your dermatologist. There are other nipple/areola conditions that need to be ruled out. ...Read more
Should a teenaged girl get a biopsy for a scaly, persistent rash on the areola on one side to confirm whether it is Paget's disease or not?
I am a 27 year old non breastfeeding female and my left areola has become scaly and dry. There is no itching. What should I do? Is this minor?
Dark scaly spot next to areola on right breast, tingly and itchy, also have noticed its slightly bigger over the past 3 months, could it be pagets?
I have infection on areola(eczema, says my doctor). She said it will cure with time. Will it? Can I do something about it? Any home remedy? Anything?
Antibiotics: Normally if you have an infection you need antibiotics. ...Read more
I am breast feeding-mostly pumping, and I have an inflamed/painful gland on my areola. What is the best treatment for this?!
Painful breasts: Painful swelling during breast feeding often improves with frequent warm compresses and continued nursing or pumping. Painful lumps associated with redness and/or fever warrant evaluation by an obstetrician or primary care practitioner. Best wishes ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a discolored dark, itchy, scaly patch of skin on my back. What could it be and how can I remedy it?
Top of my buttcrack felt raw a few days ago. (Burned to wash) now there is a dark, scaly/flakey patch there. What is it and treatment suggestions?
Seborrheic Dermatiti: Seborrhea dermatitis is often associated with redness, scaling, and crusting. Seborrhea also can affect other parts of the body, including the face, chest and upper back. Treatment options include application of selenium sulfide, pyrithione zinc or ketoconazole-containing shampoos, topical ketoconazole cream or terbinafine solution, topical sodium sulfacetamide and topical corticosteroids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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