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A 30-year-old female asked:

I have jus notice a pimple like red spot under my breast looks like an ingrown hair. can it be cancerous? how do i differentiate? worried a little

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Not cancer: Pimple like lesion under breast crease usually skin hemangioma. Malignancies here show up as skin basal Ca or squamous Ca. with skin ulceration. Tumors of the breast would show as skin dimpling with a possible underlying mass that would show up on mammo. If concerned have dermatologist exam.
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