Eczema on the breast is one of the most common causes of itchiness of the nipple. Breakouts can also occur under or in between your breasts and on the rest of your chest. While symptoms can vary, you may experience: itching.
Can you get eczema in the middle of your life?
Around half of people with eczema lack a protein called filaggrin, which is strongly linked to the development of atopic eczema, meaning they have a faulty skin barrier. So even though eczema may improve after childhood, it can return at any stage of life.
Can you get eczema on your private parts?
In addition to the vulva, genital eczema frequently affects the skin around the opening of the anus and the skin between the cheeks of the buttocks (perianal eczema). If you think you have eczema in the genital area, please see your doctor for an examination, so you can be correctly diagnosed and treated.
What does eczema on breast mean?
Eczema of the nipple occurs when an itchy, scaly, irritated rash develops in the areola (area of dark skin surrounding the nipple). It can occur on one or both nipples. Usually it is caused by irritation from certain articles of clothing, soaps, laundry detergents, or lotions.
What does eczema look like on breast?
dry, cracked or scaly skin. red or brownish-gray areas of skin under, in between, or on your breasts. small bumps that may discharge fluid and crust over after repeated scratching. swollen or overly sensitive skin from scratching.
What does infected eczema look like?
Signs of an infection fluid oozing from the skin. a yellow crust on the skin surface or small yellowish-white spots appearing in the eczema. the skin becoming swollen and sore. feeling hot and shivery and generally feeling unwell.