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i have severe itching in and around the nipple area under the skin for a few months no other symptons other than slight swelling 48/full hyst. at age 29 no hormone thearpy,had slight nerve damage 2 years ago when a small b/lesion was removed. any ideas? maamo was clear, done in dec./06 this is driving me crazy
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Dear sheep:  Skin on the breast is like skin anywhere on the body and is subject to a variety of abnormalities.  Without examination, it is impossible to speculate on a possible cause.  You should see your doctor (or perhaps a dermatologist) for examination.

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sorry i should have stressed it is NOT on the skin it comes from the inside underneath the skin, no rash no open skin no dry skin etc.
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The nurse only responds once to a question.  You might see a dermatologist though, breast cancer does not always itch, hurt, etc.  I felt nothing with mine, just found it with a mammogram.
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