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infected ingrown hair on breast

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Abscess: You are obviously worried or would not be asking this question. Go and have this seen and treated. You might first try applying frequent moist heat t ... Read More

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Dr. John Michel
45 years experience Family Medicine
See a derm: doctor and have it removed. It can be removed very easily in the office . Do no try to do this yourself as you might get the area infected.
A female asked:
Dr. Claudette Anderson
Specializes in Gynecology
See PMD for rx: If you have an fiction around the hair follicle then get treatment e.g.bactrcin /Neosprin.When no longer infected you may want to try permanent remov ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Clear
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It could: Yes, it could. Sudden development of a red painful bump on your skin is usually a small local infection (essentially a pimple that becomes overgrown) ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alex Lechtman
29 years experience Plastic Surgery
Like any one: It looks like any ingrown hair. Typically a bump, possibly red, and sometimes you can see the hair turning back to the skin.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Breast bump: I applaud you for the way you have asked the questions. Your Gynecologist will carefully examine your issues carefully. All should go OK. Please let m ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonia Badreshia-Bansal
18 years experience Dermatology
Avoid shaving, bpo : Ingrown hairs are common. Shaving contributes to ingrown hairs. Avoid shaving or shaving toward the gradient with single bladed disposable razors is b ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not cancer: Pimple like lesion under breast crease usually skin hemangioma. Malignancies here show up as skin basal Ca or squamous Ca. with skin ulceration. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
NO it is not: You have infected hair follicle , at 18 breast cancer the least thing you have to fear . See your family doctor will examine you then Rx you medicati ... Read More
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