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Why Do My Breast Hurt And Itch
Intertrigo: intertrigo is a condition where yeast grows between or under the breasts, due to the collected and moisture in the area. see your doctor for an exam and some prescription bodywash or shampoo to get rid of the yeast. Alternatively, you can try to keep the area dry with powder. ...Read more
Nipple Itching: Nipple itching could be secondary to dry skin you can use a water base skin lotion remember there are ducts you don't want to use an oil base that can clog the gland ducts. Also it could be your bra has to much nylon fiber and it rubs against your nipple you can place a cotton beteen your nipple and your bra. ...Read more
Could be many things: Hormonal changes during your menstrual cycle and fibrocystic breast changes (lumpy, tender breasts) are common causes of breast pain. Pregnancy is another common cause, along with hormone replacement, large breasts, cysts, infection & inflammation. And sometimes what may seem to originate from the breast may actually be pain from somewhere else. If you suffer from breast pain, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common: Breast pain and itchiness are vague complaints and it would be impossible to give you a definitive answer. If pregnancy is possible take a home pregnancy test. Skin disorders, weight gain, friction from clothing, are a few of the other common causes. At age 36 a breast exam is warranted. ...Read more
ITCHY NIPPLES: Change your soap to a mild cleanser like cetaphil. Change your laundry detergent to all-free & clear. Don't use any creams or lotions on your chest. Sometimes cotton shirts can cause this, particularly if you run or work out. This is known as "jogger's nipples.". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hormonal changes: Breast tenderness is common in menstruating women due to cyclic changes in their hormones every month. Anyone who also notes redness, discharge from the nipples, dimpling of the breast skin, or a lump in the breasts should discuss their breast pain with their physician. Women over 50 should also get yearly mammograms to screen for breast cancer. Pituitary tumor can cause breast discharge. Get eval. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Urethritis?: You may have urethritis with is a condition in which the urethra (hollow tube running from the bladder to tip of penis that carries urine) becomes inflamed. Urethritis can be caused by several different things, but an important cause to exclude is an infection. Would be good to go to a doc or clinic and have this examined and worked up. Hope that this helps. ...Read more
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