Discharge From Nipple, Night Sweats, Skin Peeling, Cracking Or Scaling And Swelling

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Discharge from your nipple, especially if it is bloody, may be a sign of breast cancer. Sometimes the area around the nipple will become inflamed and scaly as well. Night sweats can be a sign that you are heading towards menopause or can be a serious indicator of infection or cancer elsewhere in the body.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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