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Treatment for oozing pus from dry spots on nipples - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I have got painful ...itchy and black dried up spots on my nipples since last week and now I see some puss coming out from the sides of black dried up spots
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello sir
User :   Pls help me.
Doctor :   plz wait
User :   i am really scard that it coud be more then what i just see
User :   sure sir
Doctor :   How old are you?
User :   22
Doctor :   Do you hve any other skin problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   the dried dark spot leading to pus
User :   yes thats right
Doctor :   Could be infection of the nipple/ alveolar ducts
User :   ok
Doctor :   Does it itch
User :   yes today it is
User :   but from last one week it was just paining and then the dark spot appred
Doctor :   Becuase it is recent onset, I thinking of infections and itching as the source
Doctor :   I recommended you consult MD and get examination to see if there are any lumps in the breast
User :   Sir, could it be due to touching or sucking it?
Doctor :   ALso to get a course of antibiotics for 10 days
Doctor :   Yes
User :   my bf did it two weeks back
Doctor :   Are you breast feeding
User :   no sir
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The trauma caused infections
User :   oki
Doctor :   soak with water
User :   so do i need to go for examination or is it normal
Doctor :   and try to take out the scabs
User :   ok
Doctor :   and get a prescriptopn of antibiotics from MD
User :   can you suggest me any ?
Doctor :   You can use neosporin ointment also
User :   ok
Doctor :   DId u follow me?
User :   yes
User :   sir
User :   I hope it is not serious ?....should I worry?
Doctor :   No it is not serious
User :   :)
Doctor :   If there is a lump in your breast or nipple you may need further intervention
User :   any thing else i coud do to have it cured asap?
User :   no there is nothing in it
Doctor :   Avoid trauma ..
Doctor :   Use neosporin..
User :   oki sir....
Doctor :   Moisturize the nipple ...
User :   oki
Doctor :   If u notice any swelling in nipple or breast consult MD and have the breast examination
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting
User :   thank you
User :   sir
User :   have a nice day!
Doctor :   you too
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