Home > Medical > Breast Health > Nipple changes and discharges Nipple changes and discharges All sections in Breast » About Breast » Breast Reconstruction » FAQs » Health Tips » Multimedia » Breast News » Nipple Changes » Non-cancerous Lumps » Real-life Story » Surgery and Cancer » Types of early Cancer Paget's disease of the nipple Paget’s disease of the nipple is a rare type of breast cancer, which occurs mainly in older women, and appears as a rash on the nipple. Spot rare breast cancers An e-mail warning women of a 'new kind of breast cancer' has been doing the rounds lately. We put together the facts on two of the rarest forms of breast cancer. How is Paget's disease of the nipple diagnosed? Most women notice this disease themselves. It may look like eczema of the nipple at first. Eczema should respond to simple treatment with corticosteroid creams. Quiz Cancer: are you at risk? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Subscribe Newsletters » Check your breasts How to do a breast self exam How is Paget's disease of the nipple treated? Since Paget’s disease of the nipple is essentially a diagnosis of breast cancer per se the treatment is the same as that for any other form of breast cancer. Nipple discharge and its causes Nipple discharge is worrying as it may be associated with cancer. The majority of people with a nipple discharge do not have cancer especially if they are young, Nipple inversion It can be normal to have inverted nipples, but it is not normal to have a change in the shape or the form of the nipple. Nipple discharge Nipple discharge is worrying as it may be associated with cancer. The majority of people with a nipple discharge do not have cancer especially if they are young, the discharge is not bloody or if it comes from more than one duct. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.