A 44-year-old female asked:
Can inflammatory breast cancer rashes be close to the armpit?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Surgery 40 years experience
See below: Inflammatory breast cancer does not present as a rash. It is a rare form of aggressuve breast cancer that presents as a diffuse red swelling of the skin of the breast. The red swelling could also extend toward the axillary area. See a doctor right away if you are concerned.
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Radiation Oncology 25 years experience
Yes: But the armpit is also a very common place for both abscesses and fungal overgrowth.
If you do not have access to a doctor, you might try warm compresses and three times a day antifungal cream for a couple of days.
If it does not go away or start to drain, see a doctor.
Good luck, .
4.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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