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im a 42 yr old,,and i've been getting a lot of red pimple like spots on my breast.im a bit curious to what it can be.

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Dr. Asha Kamnani
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
Vascular: Some women will have reddish vascular spots on their breast. They can increase in number with age. It is best to see a doctor and get it checked. They are usually not of any significance.

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