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Have an erected sore nipple and small ulcer around it. Using bandaid on it. Any suggestion?

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I have an erected sore nipple on my left breast. I have covered it with a band aid and have no symptoms. As soon as I remove the band aid it is sore. Now I have a very small ulcer.
Posted Sun, 17 Feb 2013 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Samik Basu 2 hours later
Hi ,
Thank you for your query.
Do not panic.
Take off the bandaid.Keep the area very clean.
Apply a mupirocin gel/ointment locally for 7 days.
I hope there is no pus or blood coming out from that area.I hope you do not have diabetes.
Do a self breast examination.If you notice any lump or mass in the breast be cautious.
If the lesion does not heal then consult a specialist.
If you have any further queries you are free to consult me.
Hope this answers your query.
Wishing you a speedy recovery.Have a nice day.
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