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i have acne on the underside of my right breast. my doc. said they are cysts. not! they are blackheads & whiteheads in the hair pores. if i squeese them, they empty just like on a face, some of them get large & purple. what causes this?

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Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology 15 years experience
There : There are several possibilities. I wonder if you might have hidradenitis suppurativa: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/hidradenitis-suppurativa/ds00818 the main things i would think about would be acne, folliculitis, cysts, or hidradenitis. If it has been present since childhood nevus comedonicus would be possible.

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