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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?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Arlo Miller
Dermatology 16 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.
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
Please see a Dermatologist for a thorough examination and recommendations for treatment.
Last updated Feb 7, 2022

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