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A 34-year-old female asked:

Small red spot on breast with a small black spot in middle a little swollen i just started my period should i be worried?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Concern: is warranted. There are a surprising number of breast structures that can get infections. They grow. If treated while the area is small, you don't even need slight poking of the area and antibiotics treat it. If a bit larger can require opening the area with a needle (popping a pimple), larger still can require minor surgery and leave a scar. Really bad can require hospitalization.
Last updated Apr 1, 2021


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