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Skin peeling on the nipple, lumps in the breast - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi. I am a 30 yrs old female. I planto do LASIK surgery to remove dependancy on glasses/lenses. I have eye number of -3.5 in both my eyes since more than 8-10 yrs now.This number has remained constant. Request you to pls advise how safe this procedure is and the best place I can get operated in Mumbai itself.
Doctor :   yes i am reading it.
User :   hi
User :   Hi doc
User :   i hve a concern
Doctor :   How old are you?
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   lately i hve noticed sum lumps in my breasts
Doctor :   It is comon during periods, but do you get this at other times too.
User :   i hve just got my periods
User :   hve been told its common during periods
User :   31
User :   the reason m more concrened is becoz
User :   i also have a rash like thing near one of my nipples
Doctor :   Ok, is the skin peeling or does it look dry.
User :   m not sure yet
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Ok, it lokks like eczema(dry skin).
User :   my periods got just over yesterday
User :   skin is peeling
Doctor :   Are you having any discharge from the nipple.
User :   but currently its not
User :   hve shown it to a dermatologist
User :   nope
User :   m really worried thou
Doctor :   Ok, you can apply nipcare cream
Doctor :   Are you married.
User :   u there ?
Doctor :   Do you have children.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   doc has given me momate cream
Doctor :   Momate is basically antifungal cream.
User :   and few medicines
User :   nope..not married
Doctor :   You just need to reduce the dryness over the area.
User :   yes.thats wat she has gvn me
User :   its also gone brown in colour
Doctor :   Yes you need good moisturing cream and use cotton inner wear.
Doctor :   Are these lumps present at other times too.
User :   just below the nipple
User :   what about the lumps?
User :   its a marble like thing i feel
User :   m not sure actually
User :   how often should i check?
User :   now since i cleared my periods just yesterday
User :   ideally by when shud these lumps go ?
Doctor :   Check your breasts by raising your arm and try to feel all over your breast and near armpit for any hardening any lumps which are not moving.
Doctor :   Check for any change in colour, discharge.
Doctor :   skin colur overall.
User :   ok
Doctor :   in the breasts.
User :   no discharge for sure
User :   what color r u talking about ?
Doctor :   See for any unusual change or drooping of any single breast.
User :   ok
User :   no lumps near armpits as well
Doctor :   If you find anything you will need to visit a doctor.
User :   only whn i feel them frm the lower side
User :   i feel a marble like thing in both my breasts
Doctor :   It might be the breast tissue itself that you feel marbling .What is the size ?
Doctor :   You should examine once in 15 days.
User :   ok
User :   but before i visit the doc
Doctor :   Ok, better you show to a physician.
User :   how often shud i self examine
Doctor :   No need of worrying , still to be in safer side.
User :   small marble like
User :   ok
User :   ok
User :   sure
Doctor :   It is ideal to get married and have children before 35 because chances of breast cancer increases as the age of maternal age increases.
User :   thanks a ton doc
User :   i shud b showing to a gynaec only rote?
Doctor :   yes. to a gynaecologist.So does the chances the chances of ovarian cancer.
Doctor :   Good to hear that.
User :   m about to get married
Doctor :   Do you have any more queries.
User :   alrite
Doctor :   Are you there.
Doctor :   It seems you have moved away from chat window. Kindly login for further medical queries.
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