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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience in Dermatology
See dermatologist: sound like either a contact dermatitis or insect bites. Would be evaluated by a dermatologist and treated if necessary.

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Infection requiring: proper antibiotics while ruling out breast cancer. If possible, culture aspirate. Go get treated. Can rapidly get seriously infected.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not sure: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience in Pediatrics
If the bumps..: ...Tend to form lines, they're itchy, and you wake up in the morning with new ones but no new ones show up during the day, you may have bed bugs.
A female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience in Family Medicine
See a doctor: you should see a doctor for exam as soon as possible
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It is more likely to: Be an injury that you were not aware of. This is not a pregnancy sx. Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness wit ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Skin boil: This is likely just a skin infection called a boil. Given the redness of the skin and the drainage of pus, it must be seen, drained and you likely ne ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Evaluation: You might have a fungal rash around the nipple. No need to stop feeding, but I would have it evaluated to make sure its not mastitis. If its warm to ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Rash: It could be a fungal rash or other infection from a area with moisture see you md.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience in Pathology
Breast Rash: Are the dots on the breast proper or underneath, in the folds? At your age, breast cancer is extraordinarily uncommon, and a macular rash is not a sig ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Malvehy
20 years experience in Phlebology
That is normal: If you have fair skin, it is completely normal to see veins under the skin surface. Light blue veins, in particular, are common and are called reticu ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Galactorrhea: Milky discharge outside of pregnancy could mean abnormal thyroid levels or abnormal prolactin levels. See your obgyn for more information. Consider a ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Is the nipple: inversion new? If yes - would have this medically checked. The bumps on nipple and areola are likely to be Montgomery Glands.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Rash: The crusting rashes can be from candida (yeast) or from staph/strep bacteria. You can try over the counter clotrimazole or triple antibiotic ointment ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
40 years experience in Radiology
Not likely: With that said, breast pain and redness of the breast can be associated with cancer. More commonly this is associated with mastitis (infection of the ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
Well : Can be several things infection inflammation mole seborrheic dermatitis keratosis.Recommend Healthtap consult with pictures for specific diagnosis and ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Intertrigo: Intertrigo (intertriginous dermatitis) is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience in Family Medicine
Family practice : Probably allergy related, contact dermatitis. Use cortisone cream for several days. If persists contact your dr.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. T. Allen Merritt
48 years experience in Neonatology
Call your OB: Congratulations on breastfeeding. It is possible that a skin rash, including a yeast infection can develop when a large breast and the chest wall are ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Irritation: You probably have small cut on your Breast and needs some some lanolin lotion to help with the healing process.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs to be checked: Any new breast lump, bump or skin changes needs to be examined by your doctor. Usually these findings are benign but they need to be evaluated to be ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Coville
38 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Several things: They may be blocked mild ducts or normal montgomery glands. If they are new, cause you pain, discomfort or are worsening, please have them examined. T ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience in Dentistry
No worries...: Epstein's pearls — These small, white, pearl-like spots appear on the roof of the mouth. These bumps are harmless and tend to disappear within a few w ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Rash on breast: You have a possible breast infection see your doctor for immediate treatment.
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