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Hello, I am a 20 year old female and for some reason I have very itchy, sore nipples.What are the possible causes?

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Dr. Harry Greenberg
Dermatology

In brief: Contact or irritant

There is a condition called runners nipple, it occurs from rubbing on shirts, etc.
Vaseline or a topical steroid may help. There are cases of breast cancer on the nipple, so make sure to get a proper evaluation!

In brief: Contact or irritant

There is a condition called runners nipple, it occurs from rubbing on shirts, etc.
Vaseline or a topical steroid may help. There are cases of breast cancer on the nipple, so make sure to get a proper evaluation!
Dr. Harry Greenberg
Dr. Harry Greenberg
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine

In brief: Try this

It could be eczema/ dermatitis, irritation.
Try some cortizone, (hydrocortisone) neosporin combination 2x a day have your annual mammogram and feel for any abnormal breat lump as well. If without improvement, go see your dr.

In brief: Try this

It could be eczema/ dermatitis, irritation.
Try some cortizone, (hydrocortisone) neosporin combination 2x a day have your annual mammogram and feel for any abnormal breat lump as well. If without improvement, go see your dr.
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Dr. Victor Bonuel
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