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Leominster, MA
A 48-year-old female asked:

My left breast gettin bigger armpit & chest puffy up to collar bone no rash, pimpling or red should i be concern?

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Dr. Emily Altman
Dermatology 28 years experience
Please go to ER: Could be a number of things that need to be evaluated right away. These are very unusual symptoms. Usually redness and pain is present with infection. The symptoms you describe could be due to subcutaneous emphysema, air trapped under the skin. Usually occurs in the chest and neck area. Skin would feel crackly to touch.

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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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