Burn in the Nipple

well about a month ago i used a massage machine for the breast without cream even though it did said so in the instructions..i think that i burned my skin its like ironed and white in an area..i would like to know does the burn in that area heals well?will it leave a scar?what can i use in the nipple area?the skin seems dehydrated?how long will it take to be normal again?will it ever be normal?

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Nipple Burn

Generally speaking the nipple recovers from trauma well and with minimal scarring due to its excellent blood supply and regenerative ability. However, it may be hypopigmented. Gentle wound care with a mild soap such as cetaphil and an antibiotic ointmentf


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