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My right nipple has had a weeping sore that comes and goes for months now.Also itches some times. I had a preganancy terminated in jan. Help please.

My right nipple has had a weeping sore that comes and goes for months now.Also itches some times. I had a preganancy terminated in jan. Help please.

Needs evaluation: A recurrent open sore on the skin needs prompt evaluation especially if it's been going on this long. This would not be related to a pregnancy termination. ...Read more

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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 eczema has worsened & spread to my hands, arms, nipples, and legs. Oozes clear fluid. I have swollen lymph nodes & weeping eyes. What do you rec?

My eczema has worsened & spread to my hands, arms, nipples, and legs. Oozes clear fluid. I have swollen lymph nodes & weeping eyes. What do you rec?

Time to see your Doc: If this is "just" your eczema, it sounds like it is not responding to current Rx, and you may require more intensive Rx (such as systemic (oral or injected) steroids, if you are already maxing out on topical steroids). However, I fear this may be more than just the eczema, such as a secondary infection, requiring additional therapy. In either case, you should see your primary or skin doctor. ...Read more

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Why are my nipples soar?

Why are my nipples soar?

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

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Why might my nipples be so huge?

Not to worry: Nipple size, shape, color is partly hereditary and partly depends on medical history and stage of life (pregnant or nursing, for example.) there really is no such thing as a nipple thatis 'too large.'. ...Read more

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Why have my nipples turned white?

Vasospasm: This could be a sign of vasospasm, which is when your blood vessels constrict and restrict blood flow to the area. To help with this keep your whole body warm and breasfeed in a warm place. As soon as a vasospasm occurs, interrupt pumping or feeding and warm your nipples for 10min with a warm cloth. Avoiding caffeine and smoking can help. ...Read more

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What causes nipples to get darker?

Nipple color: Nipples may darken or change colors in to hormone changes during premenstrual time frame, period, pregnancy ; menopause. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have hairy nipples?

Yes: Some women have hair on the nipples and usually also on chest. This does respond to laser hair removal if this disturbs you. ...Read more

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Why would someone have big nipples?

Genetics: A woman's breasts were designed to suckle. ...Read more

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My nipples are smaller than dimes why?

Female?: We are all unique. Expect enlargement of nipples/ areolas with pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are the light dpots on my nipples?

What are the light dpots on my nipples?

Are you referring to: Small bumps on the areola (colored area around the nipples)? If so, they are likely montgomery glands which contain white material that lubricates the nipple and surrounding tissues. ...Read more

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Weeping (Definition)

Weeping is crying, and is a physical response to sadness. Weeping also refers to a skin rash that ...Read more