Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
169 Doctors are Online

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

Date : 21-Feb-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
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.
Question is related to
Medical Topics
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor