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Sores On Nipple
Possible to get hsv on nipples? Sex on 30th, was rough with nipples, it hurt. 4 days later saw open sores by nipple. He says never had coldsore.Scared
Possible, unlikely: This is possible but unlikely. However, if the sores started with blisters, herpes might be possible. Half the adult population in the US has oral herpes, including those without known cold sores. See a doctor ASAP for testing -- the sooner the better for accurate diagnosis. But don't worry much about it. Even if it's herpes, this probably won't be a big problem. Recurrent outbreaks are uncommon. ...Read more
Acne: Nipples have fairly large oil glands so can develop blocked pores like blackheads. Open sores sound like the areas are being scratched. A gentle hydrocortisone 1% cream could be tried for the itching. If that resolves, the open sores likely will resolve. There are other possible causes, like impetigo (bacterial infection of skin), Herpes infection, etc. See a Doc if persists. ...Read more
My domestic worker's daughter is 14, she has painful, leaking sores on her breasts (nipples). Hospital treatment of cortisone not working. Help!
Needs exam...: It sounds like she needs to be examined again - could be that the sores have gotten secondarily affected and she needs antibiotics; however, that is impossible to say in a "virtual" format. A physician needs to examine her and come up with a new plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
General inbalance: There is no direct corelation between the yeast infection and canker sores. The occurrance of canker sores can be triggered by many factors like stress, medications, lower resistance fighting infection, etc. There are oral yeast infections that result in mouth sores or burning tongue. Treat the vaginal infection and let the canker sores resolve themselves. Unsure of the soreness of nipples. ...Read more
Random clear nipple d/c from 1 spot. L breast only. Periodic open sores on lbreast w blood/pus .And marble size ball under l armpit x1mo but gone now?
Over two weeks I have developed welts and sores under my arm pits and arms. My breast peeled about an inch on top (nowhere near nipple) over this time?
Needs to be looked @: Get to your doctor. No emergency here, just need someone to examine this. This format is not good for this kind of problem. ...Read more