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Why Do My Nipples Itch
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
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
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
Varies: Depending on where you are in your cycle, that problem can be explained by an increase in progesterone. After ovulation, the Progesterone levels begin to rise. The level increases until just before time for the period. The increased Progesterone can cause nipple pain, nipple cold or heat sensitivity, and nipple itching. ...Read more
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
Ongoing?: Has this been happening for a long time or recent changes? If this is an usual event every time you have had your period most likely it is associated with the hormonal cycle changes that happen with the period. However if this is a new occurrence make sure you see your doctor for an exam and get a mammogram. ...Read more
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