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Why i am getting cracks and severe itching on my nipples ?

my nipple is being itching a lot and it also has cracks on it is it due to summer season. Im 17 years old. Its happening from part 3weeks.Please kindly advice what to do and why its happening my nipple is itching from past 3weeks and it also has cracks on 17 year old girl.i gave not consulted any one with this regard.please suggest whats happening.
Asked On : Sun, 13 Mar 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Keep your nipple clean & apply antiseptic cream twice daily Disclaimer
Answered: Sun, 13 Mar 2011
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Homeopath Dr. KOMAL vig's  Response
hello.. welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum’.
the cracks n dryness of the nipples can be due to severe dryness of the skin..
apply olive oil to prevent the itching and dryness..
do not clean the nipples with soap as it leads to further dryness
wishing you good health..

Answered: Tue, 15 Mar 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Bharat Chawda's  Response
Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum,
This is called NIPPLE DERMATITIS...a kind of allergic reaction of nipples...apply a moisturizer cream along with a mild steroid cream like hydrocortisone cream....also take an anti allergic medicine like cetrizine (10mg) daily for 7 days...If cuts are deep then also take any antibiotic tablet like azithromycin(500mg) daily for 3 days...It would be good to consult a dermatologist for above prescription.
take care,
Answered: Tue, 15 Mar 2011
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