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My breasts have started swelling recently & now my vagina is starting to swell. It hurts & itches at the same time. What is wrong?

My breasts have started swelling recently & now my vagina is starting to swell. It hurts & itches at the same time. What is wrong?

Maybe you need to: Check for pregnancy. If first test negative, then check again in 1 week. It is always good to assume that you may be pregnant, since breast tenderness is one of the first signs of pregnancy. Make sure you do not have a lump in your breast that is sore. The new findings regarding vaginal swelling may indicate some infection, so get it checked by healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more


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What if your breasts itches a lot

What if your breasts itches a lot

Cleanse: Many things can cause brest itchiness. The first thing to do is to keep it clean and dry with hypoallergenic soap. If itching persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have purplish-reddish blotches in between my breasts. Sometimes the area itches. I had it for at least a few months. What could it be? Fungal?

I have purplish-reddish blotches in between my breasts. Sometimes the area itches. I had it for at least a few months. What could it be? Fungal?

Impossible to say: Without actually looking at it. If it doesn't itch, it doesn't sound like a fungal infection. It could be prominent veins or even skin cancer, so it is best to show it to a doctor. ...Read more

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My breasts itches a lot. It comes and goes. I used all sort of creams but no effect. There's no dry patches or redness.?

My breasts itches a lot. It comes and goes. I used all sort of creams but no effect. There's no dry patches or redness.?

Dermatitis: Itching of the skin with redness and bumps usually represents a form of dermatitis. A Dermatologist or primary care physician can evaluate your skin to diagnose exactly what the problem is. Trying different creams by trial and error may cure the problem, but only by accident.
Get some professional help with the problem, that way an accurate diagnosis can be made ...Read more

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My boyfriend gave me a hickey for the first time on both my breasts, and was pretty rough with my nipples. Now it itches, the mark has gone away.

My boyfriend gave me a hickey for the first time on both my breasts, and was pretty rough with my nipples. Now it itches, the mark has gone away.

Set limits: Sexual behavior should be mutually delightful. You need to tell your BF what limits you expect. He probably does not know what your end points might be so you need to advise him. He may have his own limits. If he persists in overstepping what you are comfortable with, then you might consider another BF. ...Read more

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I have a mole on my breast that itches, should it be removed?

I have a mole on my breast that itches, should it be removed?

Be evaluated: With increasing rates of skin cancer, it is always wise to be checked by a physician for any new mole or skin lesion. If this is a more chronic lesion, it may simply be the result of some dry skin but to be safe, see a physician. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I got 3red marks on top part of my breast that itches and also n my neck that itch as well what could this be?

I got 3red marks on top part of my breast that itches and also n my neck that itch as well what could this be?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Noticed that this rash is red, small little bumps, and it's kinda blotchy on both of my breasts and it itches. What does this sound like?

Noticed that this rash is red, small little bumps, and it's kinda blotchy on both of my breasts and it itches. What does this sound like?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. 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

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What should be used on a rash under both breast that itches and has a burning sensation? I tried baby powder

What should be used on a rash under both breast that itches and has a burning sensation? I tried baby powder

Keep area dry.: Baby powder, cotton bra. If these do not help, see your doctor. An antifungal cream may be in order. ...Read more

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What can cause dry flaky nipple and areola, slightly itches at times. Only on right breast area. Been going on for about 4 months.

What can cause dry flaky nipple and areola, slightly itches at times. Only on right breast area. Been going on for about 4 months.

Have it looked at: There are many skin conditions that can effect the nipple, however this needs to be evaluated further by a doctor, gynecologist or dermatologist. There are rare inflammatory conditions and inflammatory breast cancers that can present like this. Have it evaluated further. ...Read more

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I am 29 and I have has 3 breast core biopsies. All which were fibroadenomas. But lately off and on my left Breast Itches badly. What could that mean?

I am 29 and I have has 3 breast core biopsies. All which were fibroadenomas. But lately off and on my left Breast Itches badly. What could that mean?

Probably Nothing but: I would advise seeing your physician and having an evalaution. Many things can cuae breast itching, but a significant one is breast cancer. ...Read more

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My left breast itches, and some yellow discharge. What is it? What do I have?

Hard to know: You need to be examined by a competent physician, diagnosed and treated. This will probably turn out to be a simple infection, but if more serious they will be able to deal with it effectively. Go see somebody soon and get better. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a small rash ory dy itchy spot on my breast for almost two weeks it itches but bo redness or swell or pain what can I use to heal it?

Eczema or ringworm?: Dry and itchy spot is probably eczema. You could try 1% Hydrocortisone cream otc for a week. If that does not help then an topical antifungal for 2 weeks could help with ring worm. If neither don't work then a trip to your doctor id warrented. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your nipples are always sore and your breast itches?

Could be fungal?: Try combining some lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream with Hydrocortisone cream and placing that on for a month. If its fungal, with it sounds like it is, then it takes that long to stop the growth then your skin gros it out. That's the most likely issue. Gd loc. ...Read more

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My left breast has red spots kinda like whelps right above the areola and it itches really bad. What could this be?

My left breast has red spots kinda like whelps right above the areola and it itches really bad. What could this be?

Itchy Breast: Paget's disease of the nipple is a rare form of breast cancer and on the surface, has the same symptoms of nipple eczema: crusty, scaling rash with the sensation of burning and itchiness. It usually occurs on just one nipple, so if the rash on just one nipple persists, it is best to get a thorough exam for the peace of mind. I usually time it with my annual gynecology exam. ...Read more

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3 yrs ago noticed a dime size black mole on breast. Now I noticed the mole is the size of a quarter with raised black bumps & itches. Should I worry?

3 yrs ago noticed a dime size black mole on breast. Now I noticed the mole is the size of a quarter with raised black bumps & itches. Should I worry?

Possibly: Any changing mole should be evaluated by your physician, especially one like you are describing. Please have it evaluated! ...Read more