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Treatment Of Nipple
I am 45 years old was diagnosed with pcos a long time ago. About a year ago I started treatment. My nipples are very sore can I be pregnant?
Maybe.: It is difficult to say since I don't know what treatment you started or more about your medical history, but a good rule is that if you have periods and are sexually active you can get pregnant. If you think you might be pregnant, check a home pregnancy test. Also, keep in mind that nipple tenderness may be due to something other than pregnancy, and it can't hurt to mention this to your doctor. ...Read more
What is the treatment of nipple thrush in pregnancy? M 21 weeks pregnant n felt I got nipple thrush after using antibiotics.
Confirm diagnosis: Before you start treatment you should confirm the diagnosis. This does not seem likely at 21 weeks gestation. ...Read more
Usually, no!: Teenage boys can develop gynecomastia of varying degrees that can spontaneously regress in most cases as hormones "settle down." but many males still have mixed glandular/fatty gynecomastia. Obesity-related gynecomastia can diminish with weight loss, but glandular gynecomastia requires plastic surgical excision by an expert. Severe cases require skin removal as well (do not allow a female pattern). ...Read more
Sore nipples: If the sore nipples are not because you are nursing your baby. Please seek consultation from a physician who specializes in the treatment of breasts. In rare cases there could be an infection, or very rare a type of breast cancer. Please don't worry, I'm just giving answers if you are not actively breast feeding. If the other notable physicians remedies don't seem to help. Please reconsult. ...Read more
I have seborheic dermatitis on my nipples. What is the best treatment? I've been using daktarin for 1 month with minimal effect.
Hydrocortisone: Can be used alone or together with the Miconazole already in use. Not if you are nursing. When you shower wash your chest with a dandruff shampoo. ...Read more
I got dettol burn at my chest almost 8 years ago next to nipples and it look real ugly please suggest treatment?
What is dettol?: What kind of burn is it? Acid or thermal? What is happening to your skin now that is making it ugly for you? Is there scar contraction? Skin changes? Color changes? Please let us know, so we can assist you better. Thanks! The more info, the better. Please fill out the medical history part too. ...Read more
Sir my 14 yrs old son left side chest nipple little swelling and its pain slightly sometime only. Causes and treatment please?
Nipple/breast growth: Pubertal gynecomastia may effect the majority of males as the begin their pubertal transition. Most are minimal and last 6m to a year, but occasional longer episodes do occur (1-3yr) spongy glandular tissue directly under the nipple defines the process. The area around it can be a storage area for fat if overweight.If persisting this long treatment is usually surgical. ...Read more
Sorry to say, and time will heal.
Please make sure the skin was not pierced, if so you need to clean the area with soap and water three times a day and may also need to be seen and receive a prescription for antibiotics... ...Read more
Need more info: Without seeing these and knowing your full history you would be much better off seeing a doctor and showing these to them. ...Read more
What is the Treatment or medication for irritating, burning, small blisters that release light yellowish fluid on areolar skin of nipples?
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
Nipple and breast eczema on both breast from nursing my son. Dr said it most likely won't go away until I stop nursing despite treatment. Is this true?
BREAST ECZEMA: You do not completely stop breast feeding. He meant because of irritation due to sucking of the baby, eczema will be recurrent after treatment. ...Read more
Hi doc, I just want to ask if it is safe to use as a treatment (salicylic acid) in treating ringworm on the top of nipple, im in breastfeeding my baby?
Salicyclic acid/baby: The trouble with salycylic acid on a breast with tinea infection is that the aspirin essentially can be ingested by the baby (though small quantities) and this could cause a bit of prolongation in baby's bleeding time....probably not really an issue unless the baby has some type of abnormality in bleeding or clotting mechanisms...check with OB/GYN on wisdome of this methodology. ...Read more
Remove or repair: Most surgical treatments are recommended to patients to either repair, remove or replace a broken body part. For chest body parts, the possiblities of chest surgery treatment are many and include remove a lung, or a lung mass, repair an artery or a heart valve. You can ask your surgeon or doctor for more details about your condition and the details of the recommended chest surgery treatment. ...Read more
Pectus carinatum is best operated when young.
Unlikely to cause you physical trouble.
If not very exaggerated in the appearance, you likely should leave alone.
Thoracic surgeons and some pediatric thoracic surgeons are interested in, and expert, in the condition. ...Read more
Systemic Rx: When it's on your trunk, you'll usually need systemic treatment. Topical benzoyl peroxide will help, and your physician will decide the right medication for you to take as a supplement. Often a month or two on an antibiotic like tetracycline will clear you. If not, a referral for Isotretinoin may be the key to a much better life. ...Read more
My wife has abad bruise on the chest. Starting to get hard, how recommend treatment. Its been about 36 hours?
Your wife has a hematoma of the chest wall.
It hardens over several days and may turn black and blue. You can use warm soaks which may help resolution.. ...Read more
Can I use both hot water and cold water treatment to relax the knots in my chest muscles? Or should I treat with only one of them?
Hot and cold: Hot is for soothing or relaxing spasms and cold is for post injury swelling. ...Read more
What can be responsible and treatment for the rash on my 22month old son's body: it started from his back then his face and chest.
See a doctor: Without seeing the rash and examining your son, it is very difficult to give you a good advice. Best is to consult the pediatrician. ...Read more