Next Slideshow Title
IMAGES PROVIDED BY:
1) Rawpixel / Getty Images
2) eag1e / Getty Images
3) Scott Camazine / Science Source
4) AndreyPopov / Getty Images
5) IKvyatkovskaya / Getty Images
6) lenshiker / Getty Images
7) Youngoldman / Getty Images
8) szeyuen / Getty Images
9) Marina Vol / Getty Images
10) yacobchuk / Getty Images
11) Dr. P. Marazzi / Science Source
12) Clinical Photography, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK / Science Source
13) Gustoimages / Getty Images
Lauren Eckert Ploch, MD, dermatologist, Augusta, GA.
Meghan Feely, MD, dermatologist, New York.
Leena Nathan, MD, assistant clinical professor, UCLA department of obstetrics and gynecology.
La Leche League International: “Is thrush causing my sore nipples?”
Oregon Health & Science University: “Loving Your Skin Through Menopause.”
National Cancer Institute: “Causes of Pruritus in Cancer Patients.”
University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center: “Itching.”
American Cancer Society: “Paget Disease of the Nipple,” “Intraductal Papillomas of the Breast.”
Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson, MD on October 12, 2019
This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.
THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.