Spots appeared on my areola, now flaking? admin Posted on Posted in Dermatology, Medical Questions 4 Comments Tagged with dark spot on areola 37 yr old female, birthed 6 kids, 2months ago a spot appeared on my areola, the outside is ringed in dark skin that is toughened and the middle is pink and soft and the skin is flaking.
These spots need to be assessed by a dermatologist as soon as you can.. protective measures can be taken avoid sun exposure ..
Get a mammography.
Follow up with a gynecologist.
this seems to be an infected lactating gland and adipose tissue. it seems to have some sort of collection inside. start on antibiotics and anti inflammatory tablets. may need incision and drainage if the medicines dont help.
IT SEEMS TO BE SOME KIND OF SKIN ISSUE. IT MAY BE A FURUNCLE ASSOCIATED WITH DERMATITIS. LOCAL CREAM AND ANTI INFLAMMATORY TABLETS WILL BE OF HELP. PALPATE IF YOU HAVE ANY UNDERLYING LUMP IN THE BREAST AS WELL. YOU MAY NEED A DERMATOLOGIST CONSULTATION
its a kind of skin allergy out of dermatitis. it must be hard in consistency. do not rub or squeeze it as this may aggravate the lesion.
local creams and oil application may be enough.
if its painful, you can consult a skin specialist