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A 44-year-old female asked:

Can inflammatory breast cancer rashes be close to the armpit?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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.
Dr. Joshua Garren
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, .

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