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Experience:  Trained in obstetrical care and routine gynecology. 14 years experience as a family physician.
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I noticed that I have a pimple on my right nipple and a

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I noticed that I have a pimple on my right nipple and a burning sensation. Several years ago I had idiosyncratic galactoria and I had two mammograms, ultrasound and then it started to be just at the time of my period and we thought it was basically a perimenopause thing. Eventually it went away on its own, but lately I have noticed that a cyclical burning sensation around my period or ovulation comes. But yesterday I looked down and noticed a small white pimple on my breast.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 1 year ago.

Hello!

Your impression is correct I most suspect here. It sounds to be more of a superficial skin infection. I suggest apply Neosporin ointment twice a day to this pimple .I think it will likely resolve with this within about one week. If it fails to resolve or you have other concerns then have your doctor take a look. It sounds to be a limited skin infection though at this point. I don't think this relates to your past symptoms.

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Expert:  Anthony Bray MD replied 1 year ago.

The burning sensation may have to do possibly with underlying fibrocystic changes . That could make sense as it coming and going in relation to your menstrual cycle. I think that sensation is separate from the pimple that you have noticed though....