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Breast Cancer

Calcification

02/12/2008

Question:

what causes itching below the nipple area near milk duct

Answer:

There are many causes. Usually this is just dry skin or an allergy which would not be concerning. But if there is scaliness to the skin, pulling in of the nipple, a lump, or redness, it should be checked by your doctor.

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Response by:

Paula  Silverman, MD Paula Silverman, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University