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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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I have had black scabs on my nipples with white stuff on and i have had this since i started puberty and im now 17. they are not painful at all. help?

I have had black scabs on my nipples with white stuff on and i have had this since i started puberty and im now 17. they are not painful at all. help?

Comedomes?: Perhaps these are blocked pores or comedomal acne. If these have been there since the onset of puberty, it is important for a Doc to look and evaluate them. ...Read more

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I have a thin layer of skin that is on both of my nipples I can peal off like I could a scab, and my left nipple itches quite often, normal?

Nipple eczema : Please see your MD for a full history and exam. It sounds like you have nipple eczema but a full exam should be done to rule out Paget's disease and Bowens disease. Several other differential diagnoses including contact dermatitis, breast ca. Stay calm and see your primary care physician please. ...Read more