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A 35-year-old female asked:

recurring itchy blister on side of breast. same spot,happens when hot- responds to hydrocortisone immed- dr said was fine- mammogram was normal. help?

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Dr. Kris Gast
Radiation Oncology 31 years experience
Blister on breast: Most skin problems related to being hot on the breast are from a yeast over growth. Many women have chronic yeast overgrowth under their breasts. Hydrocortisone will make just about anything better for a while as it decreases the itching. Mammograms at your age are hard to read due to the density of the tissue. The next time you have the spot visit a dermatologist. It would be best to see spot.
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Radiation Oncology 31 years experience
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Dec 31, 2014

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