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What causes scaling of areola?

Hi i just wanna ask because i am experiencing a scaling of areola but not too much scaling.I m a little bit worried does it happen to every women ang i feel itchiness sometimes..I checked my breast and i cant feel any lumps...is it normal or i need to go to doctor for check up...thank you
Mon, 15 Dec 2014
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Hi,
It seems that there might be having some yeast infection or local skin infection like dermatitis.
This is possible due to wearing synthetic bra or changing new bra due to allergy.
Apply triple action cream on the part.
Wear cotton bra.
Avoid more tight bra as well.
Ok and take care.
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