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Scaly skin on areola

I woke up 2 days back and found scaly patch on the area surrounding the nipples on my left breast. It is still there. And i had pain some weeks back. Should I consult a doctor ?
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Dr. Radhakrishnan nair
27 yrs. of exp | Ernakulam | Gynecologist
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Hi From the history it looks like some sort of allergy as it happened overnight. Do you have itching around the area or discoloration. ? Try applying mild moisturiser and if no relief or colour change consult a skin specialist. Hope you are convinced. Best wishes.
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