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Sore nipple with a scaly patch. Breast feeding 2 yr old. Should I worry ?

Hi I m hoping you can put my mind at rest my name is AAAAA I m 36 and a mother of 6 children I m still currently breast feeding my two yr old and he sometimes bites my breast when he falls asleep , today I was inspection a sore nipple when I noticed I have a small hollow ish scaly patch near the nipple kits not itchy or anything bit I did notice it looks like its peeling slightly ! Is this from his teeth rubbing or is it something I should worry about ? Warm regards Theresa mulvey
Asked On : Thu, 9 Aug 2012
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From history it seems that this cut might be due to teeth bite of baby while breast feeding.
Now you can stop breast feeding as baby is 2 years old.
Clean the part with water and apply antibiotic cream.
For time being do not go for feeding from that breast.
Ok and take care.
Answered: Mon, 6 Jan 2014
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