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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
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
I have a lump by my nipple on my left breast and it pusses sometimes. Now, my entire areola is dry and peeling and ihave dry sores around my breast. What should I do?
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?
I have these bumps that start on chest than upper arm, looks like sores. What are they don't itch but painful.
Constant chest pain happens at night mostly lately when I'm walking I'll get a stroke of pain in my chest that sores from my chest to my head ?
Ooh!: You certainly want to see your doc to have this checked out. You are young and you do not want to into any serious trouble. No reason to wait. Check with your doc ASAP and do not obtain answers on the internet. ...Read more
I have a friend who has an itchy rash on his chest that develop into sores and eventually break and ooze. They are small and are all over his chest.
Herpes zoster: Likely, see dermatologistGet a more detailed answer ›
I have 3 sores on my chest that are red and are about an inch in diameter and have a crusty centre bit?
Go see your doctor: An inch in diameter is pretty good size! we can't diagnose online, much less biopsy & prescribe, so you need to go see your doctor regarding those sores. Be sure to mention any foreign travel or exposure to anyone from outside local area. Also if you've been inside a hospital or other health care facility recently (we worry about MRSA infections). ...Read more
I am frequently experiencing canker sores and sometimes I have left chest pains. Now I am having headache for 3 days?
My skin hurts it started off on my side and is moving to my chest and hip. There are no sores or redness. What could it be?
I have red tender sores on my chest that do not itch but do kind of go in a line. I also have tender itchy bumpy sores on my scalp What could it be?
Constant chest pain not sure if it's severe or not normally happens at night but recently if I'm walking I will get a jolt of pain that sores from my chest either straight to my head or down my spine never predictable once it happens I have a headache for
See your family doc: see your family docGet a more detailed answer ›
Have folliculitus scalp took zpack/cleocin10days still bad sores covering head. Hurts bad. Two on chest also. Please help. What should I do.
See doctor.: Hm, these lesions need more aggressive local therapy and possibly intravenous antibiotics. Sounds as if they might be due to staph possibly MRSA which organism could be resistant to the antibiotics you are on. Local attention with showers twice a day and meticulous drying. You might try bactroban (mupirocin) locally. But see your doctor, he may send you to an ID specialist, (infectious disease) ...Read more