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Itchy, scaly nipples, redness, inflammation, swelling, pus discharge. Hormonal problem?

I am a 16 year old teenage boy, and my nipples have been a bit itchy and scaly for a few months now. I know this is most likely hormones, but just recently, even though I don t scratch them, they have becomes raw, inflamed, swollen and leaking pus from the swollen areola . What creams or ointment should I use to fix this, and are they infected??
Asked On : Mon, 7 Jan 2013
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Hi !
Thanks For Asking Question,Yes ! It Seems To Me That Your Nipple Is Infected. This Is Common At This Life Stage Or At Your Age. I Am Sure It Is Painfull Too. First Disinfect The Nipple, Apply Betadine Cream Place Cotton On Top And Cover With Cloth, To Stop Them From Rubbing. Now! For Pain Take Painkiller, You Also Need Antibiotics Course For Complete Relief. Just Consult With Doctor About The Treatment Medicine. Get Well. Bye.
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