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A 25-year-old female asked:

Blood spots rash under skin on left breast at the bottom and it itches a little. i am scared to death. can this be breast cancer?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Scuba
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 26 years experience
Rash: Not likely a breast cancer, more likely a skin disease like eczema, which especially with pendulous breasts may become irritated or infected. First see your pcp or obg for a good breast exam including palpation for masses or nipple discharge. This may just be a skin disease, but should be checked.
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Intertrigo is an inflammatory skin condition that can be caused and worsened by many factors. These include: moisture, heat, lack of air circulation, friction between skin folds.
Jan 3, 2014
Dr. Herbert Hoover
- Select Specialities - 52 years experience
Probably not: This sounds more like a heat rash or contact dermatitis and not cancer. However, if it does not resolve quickly, you should see your physician. You are young but inflammatory breast cancer typically presents as a skin redness and inflammation and can progress rapidly.
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Last updated Mar 8, 2017

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