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Bozeman, MT
A 25-year-old female asked:

Sore, red area next to right nipple x2 days. now one of the veins on rt side of chest is dark purple (extending from my nipple to clavicle). causes?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Many possibilities: There are many possibilities - an area of redness could indicate a skin infection (cellulitis) or infection of the breast (mastitis). If this is sore or painful, it's best to have it examined by your doctor.
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