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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 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

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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My nipples are really itchy and I'm getting blackheads and open sores on my nipples?

My nipples are really itchy and I'm getting blackheads and open sores on my nipples?

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

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My domestic worker's daughter is 14, she has painful, leaking sores on her breasts (nipples). Hospital treatment of cortisone not working. Help!

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 more

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Can a vaginal yeast infection be related to canker sores and getting sore nipples?

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

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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?

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?

MD time : Breast cancer is rare in someone your age but i would not dare recommend anything other than a prompt visit to your family doc or gyn for a good physical. He/she will decide what else to do. Do it soon. Hope all goes well. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Why are my nipples soar?

Depends: It could be that you don't have enough Progesterone to counteract your normal estrogen. ...Read more