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Sore tender nipples in a 58 year old male with diabetes

Sore tender nipples in a 58 year old male with diabetes Both nipples are tender and sore , no infection or lumps as per say, 58 year old male, taking metformin and glipizide for diabetes.
Asked On : Wed, 15 Jun 2011
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Hi,Randy thanks for query.This could be because of some dryness of skin.If you are getting pain by touching them or just by wearing clothes ,then there are chances of some skin sensitization may be because of dry skin,friction,pressure etc.Try applying some moisturizer over it.I hope diabetes is under control.bye.
Answered: Wed, 15 Jun 2011
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