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Nipple eczema - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   Hi,I have a question regarding skin care especially nipple care
User :   shall i proceed
User :   ??
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Carry on
User :   Actually i have affected with nipple eczema from past 4-5 years
User :   its normal now
User :   but the skin at particular part is no thealthy
User :   althougha am applying moisturisers
User :   if i stop applying mosituriser it again comes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   any specific remedy for a healthy breast or nipple?
User :   any healthy food to prescribe
Doctor :   Was the nipple eczema
Doctor :   diagnosed by the doctor
User :   yes
Doctor :   Was it only on one side
User :   no both sides
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and one side (left) there lies cracked niple
User :   i never sqeeze nipples,no chance of bitting or anything
User :   i don't smoke and no more bad habits
User :   so how to keo it healthy
Doctor :   are you married and have a baby
User :   keep i thealthy*
User :   no am unmarried
Doctor :   Was any time a biopsy done
User :   no
User :   actually v first dignosed it with a breast cancer specialist
User :   she examined and fwded to skin specialist
User :   stating that its a nipple eczema
Doctor :   Ok
User :   took tablets and treatment at that time,since its severe those days
User :   but later on when ever it comes i contacted another doctor in our area
Doctor :   Ok

User :   as same itching kind of thing happend in my leg also
User :   so she said my body is prone to eczema kind of thing
User :   as mine is a dry skin
User :   so asked to apply moisture or oil always
User :   and said that skin problems can't be said that it can b preventable
User :   but u need to take care of ur skin ,nipples to avoid coming again
User :   does it required to do biopsy?
Doctor :   No
User :   i heard something abt paget's disease too
Doctor :   I was asking you the question
User :   so somewat afraid doctor
Doctor :   If the eczema is detected
Doctor :   no other way apart from moisturising the areas prone
Doctor :   usualy only nipple eczema occurs in Pregnancy and lactating motheres
User :   ohh
Doctor :   If you have eczema over the legs
Doctor :   then you should be having a dry skin
User :   yes i have
Doctor :   Apply oil before you take bath
Doctor :   Never use hot water
Doctor :   for bath
User :   :( ohh

Doctor :   Apply moisturiser
Doctor :   after the bath
User :   mmm okay
Doctor :   Dont use the commercial creams
Doctor :   avaialbel
Doctor :   Always see a dermatologist for any skin problme
User :   ok
User :   suggested aloevera cream by doctor
User :   am using that only
Doctor :   Thats good
User :   any healthy foods to keep nipples and breast healthy or any other suggestion?
Doctor :   How is the nature of skin damage on your legs
Doctor :   How does it appear
User :   very minor
User :   at the tim eof becoming severe i applied elocon ointment
User :   and its not there nw
User :   but during winter if i dont apply any moisturiser it again comes
User :   r u there doctor?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   You should always keep the area smooth and glistening
Doctor :   Though there are newest drugs in the market
Doctor :   but they have proved very costly and needs long term treatment too
User :   okay
User :   any food suggestions
Doctor :   Nothing particular
Doctor :   If you have any food and drug allergies that you specifically
Doctor :   observed
Doctor :   avoid them
User :   does soya milk and such things help for a healthier skin all over
Doctor :   I would rather say observe the food allergies and use it
User :   okayy
User :   thank u so much
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