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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Exam: It is unlikely to be cancer but more likely a vascular lesion. Have it examined for a diagnosis and to see if you require more testing. All the best.

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Could be infection: Redness on the breast particularly in a wedge or pie shape could be a sign of infection. This is especially true if the red area is warm to the touch ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Breast infection: You have all the symptoms of a breast infection. Be seen for antibiotics. All the best.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
17 years experience in Pediatrics
Reply: Take care of hygiene, proper hand washing, cleaning your breasts with wipes after feeds and use lanolin cream to prevent cracks on nipples. But it cou ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience in Pediatrics
Painful breastfeed: When your baby is not able to empty the milk in the sinuses and ducts of the breast, the milk collection will cause distention of the breast in the ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Please be seen: promptly to determine if your have mastitis and to determine if antibiotics are needed.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Requires exam: if this a hardened mass you must be examined; however possibly a superficial skin abscess or inflammation must be ruled out.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Speak with: the baby's Pediatrician/or your GYN...CAUTION is your best bet in this situation...Cover the rash while feeding until question is resolved. Hope this ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Maybe Infection: A wedge or pie shaped red section on the lactating breast often means an infection is present. It is best to see a doctor used to treating this probl ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be yeast: An itchy red rash sounds like it could be a yeast infection. You can get yeast infections on your skin, in fact they are quite common. You can try s ... Read More
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