Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Does It Mean When Your Nipple Scabbing

Share
1

1
Under my nipple (sulcas) is a split from where my bf bit too hard. Its a little sore and there seems to be some scabbing around it. Will it heal?

Under my nipple (sulcas) is a split from where my bf bit too hard. Its a little sore and there seems to be some scabbing around it. Will it heal?

Yes!: Yes it should as long as it does get infected. Clean the area thoroughly and apply an over the counter antibiotic ointment several times daily. It the area becomes more swollen, red, hot or tender you need to seek medical attention. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers

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


2

2
One nipple has been extremely itchy and the top half has been swelling, scabbing, and turning darker. I have been applying cortizone, (hydrocortisone) but no results.

One  nipple has been extremely itchy and the top half has been swelling, scabbing, and turning darker. I have been applying cortizone, (hydrocortisone) but no results.

See a doctor: U should get it checked out. It could be an infection, insect bite or other lesion. It is best to be safe and get evaluated. Men can also develop tumors in the breasts. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
What does it mean when your nipple itches?

What does it mean when your nipple itches?

NIPPLE ITCH: How long? It sounds like a contact dermatitis. It could be a new soap or detergent. It could be a new shirt or blouse or sweater. Be a detective. ...Read more

4

4
What does it mean when your nipple itches continuously?

What does it mean when your nipple itches continuously?

Itch: That either the fabric is irritating, the detergent is irritating or you have an infection brewing. Best is to be seen by a doctor if it does not go away with changing the first two things i mentioned. ...Read more

6

6
What does it mean when your nipple hurts but not your breast? I know for a fact that i'm not pregnant.

Varies: It could be due to a number of various conditions. Most commonly we see this issue with various materials that may rub against the nipple. Other possiblilities include manipulation of the nipples during intercourse, foreplay etc. ...Read more

7

7
What does it mean when your nipple has a bloody and cracky it just the left? Breast cancer?

What does it mean when your nipple has a bloody and cracky it just the left? Breast cancer?

More info: This is best answered when evaluating you in person. You may need an ultrasound to make sure there is not a mass causing the discharge. A breast surgeon may need to evaluate you. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
If your nipples are hurting what does that mean?

Nipple Pain: Some women experience pain of nipples when stressed or cold due to vasospasm (raynaud’s of the nipple). Allergies to deodorants, lotions ; soap can cause pain. Eczema or psoriasis can lead to nipple pain. When the nipple is engorged it can cause pain. Hormonal changes can cause (puberty, pms, period, pregnancy ; breast feeding). Thrush or bacterial infections can lead to pain. Friction against. ...Read more

9

9
What does itchy nipples mean?

What does itchy nipples mean?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

10

10
Nipple pain, what does it mean?

Nipple pain, what does it mean?

Nipple pain: Usually this is hormonal as long as there is no breast mass. ...Read more