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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Itchy Breasts

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What causes itchy nipples?

What causes itchy nipples?

Dry skin/winter: Itchy nipples is common this time of year. The skin becomes dryer and nipples take the brunt of it. Use a heavy lotion or cream to moisterize. If there is breakage in the skin, then you need to be evaluated for a rare form of breast cancer called paget's disease. A skin biopsy is needed to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itching (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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What causes vaginal itch?

What causes vaginal itch?

Usually yeast: Usually yeast but other things. See dermatologist or gynecologist to find out. ...Read more

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During periods, what causes breast itching?

During periods, what causes breast itching?

Likely hormones ;: Stretching. Breast soreness / itching can occur due to stretching from increased fluid retention. Breast pain can occur in conjunction w premenstrual syndrome, ovulation, your period, pregnancy, hormone imbalance or use of oral contraceptives. ...Read more

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What causes vaginal itching?

What causes vaginal itching?

Yeast?: There are many things that can cause vaginal itching. The most common cause is a yeast infection. Other causes are a trichomonas infection and a host of skin conditions such as eczema, vulvar dystrophies, etc. Your Ob/Gyn is trained to distinguish between these problems and give you the correct diagnosis. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What causes the nipple to itch?

What causes the nipple to itch?

Varies: If no rash, then hormonal changes premenstrually or during pregnancy can do this. Also some non-cotton bras may sometimes contribute. ...Read more

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What causes sore breasts?

What causes sore breasts?

Sore breasts: Reasons for painful breasts (bilateral) can include: cyclic pain before the period, stress, medication changes. Fluctuating hormone levels & pregnancy. Pain in one breast could be related to a cyst or a fibroadenoma. Breast cancer would not be a frequent reason for breast pain. Exercise with a bra that is lacking in support is also a possible cause. ...Read more

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What causes nipple soreness?

What causes nipple soreness?

Many things: Anything from hormones, to irritation to an uncomfortable bra. Any scratches, any redness? ...Read more

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What causes itchiness?

What causes itchiness?

Pruritus: Causes of itching can include dry skin, allergic reactions, dermatitis, infections, medications & nerve disorders to mention a few. ...Read more

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What causes puffy nipples?

Puffy? : I am not sure i understand what is meant by puffy nipples. However, if it occurs cyclicly it could be related to breast enlargement that can occur in relation to your periods. I'm not sure if i actually addressed your question, if not, you can consult with your physician. Take care. ...Read more

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What causes darkening of nipples?

What causes darkening of nipples?

Hormone changes: Nipples become darker as we enter puberty, and a woman's nipples will often darken with pregancy. If not in puberty or pregnant and sudden darkening or one nipple looks different from the other, best to have your doctor take a look to check for other problems. ...Read more

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What causes genitals to itch?

What causes genitals to itch?

Men or women: There several differences between me and woman in this area. Here are the reason for woman related. Yeast infection sexually transmitted disease. Vaginal infection. Bacterial vaginosis. Genital herpes. Please if you want the part , write please. ...Read more

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What can cause itching feet?

What can cause itching feet?

Possible fungus: Allergy, eczema psoriasis i suggest you see your dr. For a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes itching?

What causes itching?

ITCHING: Everything can cause itching. Where is the itching located? Medications, drugs, foods, plants, dry skin, blood disorders, cosmetics, hodgkin's disease, infestations, scabies, leukemia, paints & sprays, heat, cold, pressure, diabetes, liver problems, kidney problems, anxiety, tension, emotional stress, hormonal disorders. See your doctor. He or she might be able to tell you why. ...Read more

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What causes a itchy vagina?

What causes a itchy vagina?

Lots of things...: ...From a yeast infection to an allergy to lubricants or sexual devices or whatever. There are also systemic causes, such as a hormone deficiency. Let your gynecologist examine you and give you a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes nipple discharge?

What causes nipple discharge?

Various causes: Nipple discharge can be normal for some. In general, white, milky, yellow and green can be normal. Blood or a brownish color can suggest a more serious condition. If this is a new finding, you should contact your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the early symptoms of jock itch, and what causes it?

Itch, rash: Jock itch is usually caused by a fungus (also known as ringworm). There may also be redness, bumps, flaking, pustules (pimples), even swelling. Itching is probably most common. ...Read more

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What causes severe itching on your scrottum?

What causes severe itching on your  scrottum?

Itchy Scrotum: Improving hygiene is one of the best ways to treat an itchy scrotum. Shower daily and use a mild soap to wash the genital area. Sometimes the itchiness is caused by perfumes or dyes, so use white, fragrance-free soap. Wear looser underwear and pants to allow ample oxygen to the area. Use a mild lotion for dry skin. A mild prescription cortisone is also helpful suc as prescription Locoid (hydrocortisone butyrate) lotion. ...Read more

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What causes hair around nipples?

Areola hair: Hair around the areola(pigmented area around the nipple) is not uncommon. It is simply that these hair follicles are responding to certain hormones( usually androgens). This hair growth, when minimal, does not indicate an underlying abnormal condition. ...Read more

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What could cause vaginal redness?

What could cause vaginal redness?

Many things: You need to see your doctor for an examination to find out what you have. ...Read more