How To Deal With Itchy Nipples, Wounds And Discharge?
Good afternoon, r nI am a woman aged 24 years. I would like to ask a question .. r nA week ago my nipples felt itchy, so that in the end there was a little part of it peeling off and I cleaned it, r nA few days later, the discharge came out The clear marks on my bra look like a pinkish but yellowish color .. r nWhen I get wet I feel aching, sometimes during activities itchy and painful. r nafter I check the wound and the clear liquid is the adjacent lower fold with areola .. r nPlease enlighten me, how to deal with that wound. r n
Complaints of itchy nipples and then scratching can cause sores on the skin of the nipples. The presence of a wound can cause a clear, yellowish discharge as you mentioned. Itchy nipples, sores, and discharge can be caused by the following factors:
Friction with a bra or shirt Eczema / dermatitis due to irritation or allergy to materials in contact with the skin of the nipples Infections of the skin of the nipples and breasts such as fungal infections, abscesses and mastitis Effects of certain drugs Pregnancy and breastfeeding Other medical conditions: cancer, prolactinoma, duct ectasia, papilloma For the time being you can do the following tips:
Use a comfortable, soft, and not tight bra Use a special breast cream or you can also use petrolleum jelly Use hypoallergenic soap and detergent Use a breast pad Try not to scratch the itchy area Do a breast self-examination to detect lumps or other abnormalities in the breast. with the tips above the nipples are still itchy and the fluid increases or becomes bleeding and pus, you should see a doctor directly so that further tests can be done to confirm the cause and you can be given maximum treatment by a doctor. Handling will be adjusted according to the results of your examination. In general, to reduce itching, if necessary, you can give antihistamine medication, the topical medication depends on the cause of the itching.
Hope it can help you,