Oncology Questions? Ask an Oncologist for Answers ASAP
This is Dr. David
I am a cancer doctor
I would not be stressed about dryness
winter dry air can cause skin driness.
you don't have pagets disease.
you have some mild dry skin.
are you using moisturizers after you shower on your breast?
you should be
this will help prevent dry skin.
ok . I am just using the cream doctor gave today
doctor made confusing remarks and I got worried
you should use it twice a day, especially after you shower
don't be worried.
ok. I will doctor
is dry skin to be concerned about?
no, it is not to be concerned about.
and how can you define the pagets?
it is not a sign of cancer.
crusty hard red skin around the nipple.
ok but doctor said my skin was pretty dry and it has tiny dry flakes coming off too
that is pretty dry.
why weren't you using moisturizer on your skin?
women use moisturizer on their skin all the time after they shower
to prevent dry skin.
flakes are very very small though. I was not using moisturizer because I never had this issue before
so this driness that the tiny flakes are coming off are not to be worried about or associated with Paget's?
that is dry dead skin coming off from being so dry.
that is not associated with pagets
ok. and doctor apart from red crust hard skin , what are the other risks factors for Paget's?
that is it.
does age and family history counts?
don't worry about pagets
this just worsens your health anxiety.
ok. I will try.
good luck to you
the paget's is usually in 50+ women doctor? and I also read that its extremely rare.
yes, that is true.
anything else doctor to reassure me please?
you don't have to worry about paget's disease.
use the moisturizer.
your flaky skin will go away.
best of luck to you
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ok I will do that . THank you!!! In case of further worries, I will contact you.
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