Cracked nipples most often result from chafing during sports and due to breastfeeding. Cracked nipples are characterized by red, irritated, and scabbed skin on or around the nipple.
Using gentle creams and avoiding harsh soaps, chemicals, and tight clothing can help treat and prevent nipple cracking.
What are the symptoms of a nipple fissure:
– Crusty, with flaky skin or scabs on or around your nipple.
– Red and dry, sometimes with more pronounced redness at the tip.