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Why are my breasts and nipples itchy?

hi my name is liana and i am a healthy 21 yr old. my breasts and nipples are extreemly itchy. my nipples are also red they hurt n my right nipple peels and it burns. i also have little bumps that looks like a rash on both of my breasts. ive been to my family doctor in the past yr n they did an ultrasound on my breasts but didnt find anything. ive done some research and asked a few people and they seem to think i have the symptoms of paget s disease . i was wondering if you could help in any way possible please and thanks
Wed, 30 Jul 2014
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Hello!
Thanks for your query .
As you describe it can be a yest infection.
Hence you should follow some tips:
Change your underwear and they should be cotton
Wash your breast with warm water and dry them
Use over the counter creams for yeast infection ,but also contain hydrocortizone

If itchy do not relive by use of these tips please get a breast examination.

All the best
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