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Dry nipples: causes and treatment of scaly nipples

  1. Dry nipples or dry nipples to the touch is an unpleasant complaint that both men and women can suffer from. The nipples are a very sensitive part of your body and therefore dry nipples can cause a lot of discomfort. Dry nipples can cause discomfort and itching, but luckily in most cases they have a harmless cause. Depending on the underlying cause of the dryness, the nipples may be itchy or painful and the skin may be flaky or red. Most causes of irritated and dry nipples are relatively harmless and temporary. Causes range from excessive rubbing of clothing against the nipples to hormonal changes. Dry nipples can occur in women during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Only sporadically, nipple changes such as dry nipples point to breast cancer or Paget's disease of the nipple. If symptoms of dryness in the nipples persist or worsen, consult your doctor for a diagnosis.

Dry nipple (s)

  1. If you have flaky, dry nipples, there are a number of measures you can take to correct the problem. Dry and itchy nipples

Environmental factors

  1. Friction The nipples are vulnerable, especially due to their elevated position, and can be easily irritated. When the nipples rub against clothing or other objects, they can dry out, become irritated and even cracked. This can occur during exercise or during sexual activities in both men and women. When the nipples are chafed, you usually experience dry, cracked nipples along with some pain on or around the nipples. In severe cases, the nipples may bleed

Menstruation and irritated nipples

  1. Tense and painful breasts due to menstruation (mastopathy

Breast cancer (Paget's disease)

  1. Cancer, especially Paget's disease of the nipple, is also a possible cause of dry nipples. However, the diagnosis must be made by a doctor. Possible symptoms of breast cancer include the presence of a breast lump, scale build-up around the areola, and even nipple discharge

Underactive thyroid

  1. An underactive thyroid gland or hypothyroidism is a condition characterized, among other things, by the presence of dry skin

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