Doctor insights on:
What Is The Bump On My Nipple Piercing
Hi, I woke up two days ago and I noticed a round bump/blister on the side on my nipple where my piercing is. What could it be? Infection? Herpes?
Pustule: This could be a bacterial skin infection (pustule) rather than a herpes infection since there is only one lesion. If other blisters develop then herpes would be more likely and your physician could confirm the diagnosis and prescribe treatment. Until then apply warm soaks, pat dry and apply antibacterial cream like Neosporin. ...Read more
It could: Be a number of things, but it needs to be seen and evaluated by a physician to give you an appropriate answer. ...Read more
Visit your doctor: The best place to start is your regular doctor. If you don't have one, it is that time. ...Read more
No way of knowing: Go see a surgeon for evaluation.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have an infection on my right nipple. There is a painful reddish white bump on my nipple, with increased WBCs. Is this heard of in males? Am i weak?
A male can have: An infection on any part of the body. This does not make you weak as man or as a person. Take care. ...Read more
I have an infection on my right nipple. There is a painful reddish white bump on my nipple, with increased WBC's. Does it indicate my immunity is low?
Probably not: This sort of problem usually does not indicate impaired immunity. ...Read more
I've recently discovered a small red bump on my nipple area that's itchy. Some skin was peeling off a little in the shower. I was wondering what it is?
Bite?: Could be a bug bite; they are common in sensitive areas. But if it does not resolve in a few days, let your doctor or a dermatologist have a look at it. ...Read more
I have a small red bump on my nipple. it's sore to touch and warm. Would you be able to tell me what this is.?
Breast Sore: Could be and most likely to be an infection, but either way should be examined by doctor to be properly evaluated and treated. There is a less common type of breast cancer known as Paget's Disease of Breast which though far less likely should be excluded. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm a breastfeeding mom. I have a huge painful red bump on my nipple and it looks like a boil. What should I do? What could it be? It hurts bad
Boil on nipple: The pain and swelling are consistant with an infection on the nipple. Call your doctor to report this and see about proper treatment. ...Read more
Nerve pain: The 'pain' is interpreted as an itch. The 'bumps' are actually called montgomery glands. ...Read more
Piercing care: New piercings are usually cleaned twice a day. Do not twist jewelry / post. Saturate gauze w saline solution (pinch of sea salt in warm water), place on piercing & allow it to gently drip into the piercing. Don't recommend use of alcohol or Hydrogen Peroxide to clean piercings as they may cause the surrounding skin to dry out excessively. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Areolar glands: Areolar glands or glands of montgomery are sebaceous glands in the areola surrounding the nipple. The glands make oily secretions to keep the areola and the nipple lubricated and protected. It is possible for them to become infected. See your doctor for evaluation and proper treatment. ...Read more
Ring removal can: Lead to abscess — so see dr. Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- My lip piercing has a bump
- Little bumps inside my nipples
- After exam will my doctor tell my parents about my nipple piercings
- Do need to remove my nipple piercing bofore my mammogram?
- Nipple piercing facts
- Keloid nipple piercing
- Nipple piercing puss
- Cyst like bump under my nipple
- Bump on the inside of my nose piercing