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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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Why do I have scabs on nipples?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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i have 2 scabs on right nipple with white substance coming out of scabs and also itchy.... had it for 10 days now?

 i have 2 scabs on right nipple with white substance coming out of scabs and also itchy.... had it for 10 days now?

Scabs on breast: You mention scabs was there any injury? friction? Nursing? Could be eczema, fungal But would follow up with doc and consider mammogram r/o inflamatory cancer or Paget's disease. ...Read more

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Does rubbing nipples cause them to scab?

If you were really: Rough ; abraided them, this could lead to scabbing. ...Read more

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It seemed i had scabs on my nipples and i pulled them off and they haven't. Come back but my left boob has been itching. Me lately?

Eczema or impetigo : Eczema is very common in this area and can be treated with topical steroid creams prescribed by a physician. In addition it can become secondarily infected and have impetigo which is crusty in appearance on the surface. Using unscented products and consulting a dermatologist is recommended. ...Read more

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My Boyfriend sucked on my nipples almost 2 Weeks ago & it has been scabbing and Getting puss. What do I have to do to make it better ?

Local treatment: After washing throughly and gently, dry completely. First with towel and then with a little corn starch powder. If there is pus, apply a small amount of Bactroban ointment (OTC) after drying it. Do that twice a day, that should take care of the problem if not go to see your primary care provider. ...Read more

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