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I have an irritation on my left nipple, not all the

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I have an irritation on my left breast nipple, not all the time, about two or three times a day. There is no pain, no inflamation or crustiness of skin and my nipple looks no different from my other one. It is loking normal.
I am female, aged 85 and in good general health.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Hello
Are you up to date on mammograms?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Regret to say I have never had a mammogram but I arranged for one , I will be sent a letter giving me an appointment

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
OK
So itching without a rash is unlikely to be cancer, but you need to rule that out.
Irritation from clothing, allergy, fibrocystic breast disease, or other more benign cause, these are all possible.

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