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Experience:  Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years
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I've been experiencing dryness next to my right nipple; it

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I've been experiencing dryness next to my right nipple; it takes some part of my nipple but not entirely. It's extremely itchy!! It's been like that for over a year now. I've tried to apply different types of lotion to moisturize the area, but nothing works.
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Does anything in particular seem to make the itch better or worse?
Customer: Over a year and no it's just suddenly so itchy.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: My mom had breast cancer.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 month ago.

how old are you?

can you upload a photo of the dry skin nipple area?

do you see the "add file" link where you can upload a jpg image file?