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Rash on breast after cyst aspiration?

Rash on breast after cyst aspiration?

Probably the prep: Most cyst aspirations are done with an antiseptic prep, usually betadine. If the rash is not raised, firm, or hot; you can probably just take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and see if it gets better. If you have any signs of infection (drainage, swelling, redness, pain) call your surgeon asap. If the redness worsens, call also. Take care & good luck with your biopsy results. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

Occurs when one has an infection in a part of their body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) ...Read more


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Pimple on breast turn to cancer?

Pimple on breast turn to cancer?

Not likely: But if there are any concerns about a lesion on the breast - please have it medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Dry rash on both breast on the sides. Could it be breast cancer?

Dry rash on both breast on the sides. Could it be breast cancer?

Dry skin: sounds more like dry skin. Skin changes associated with breast cancer do not present like this and very rarely affect both breasts. Try some moisturizing cream for a week or so and see if that helps. ...Read more

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Pictures of boil on your breast?

Pictures of boil on your breast?

Boil on Breast: Here is a photo: http://www.Bing.Com/images/search?Q=boil+breast&form=hdrsc2#view=detail&id=c3ce94dea421a5872611e02f2c5a1f4d1f0aa6cf&selectedindex=4.

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Can breast cancer lump bleed and pus?

Can breast cancer lump bleed and pus?

Breast Lump: A bleeding and pus-filled breast lump may well represent an abscess, but it is best to make an appointment with your doctor immediately to undergo a complete evaluation and treat the problem. Cancer at your age is unusual, but it does happen in some cancer families or some patients with certain "cancer genes" such as brca1. ...Read more

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Montgomery gland on breast bleeding. No lumps and no other changes on breast.

Montgomery gland on breast bleeding. No lumps and no other changes on breast.

Spontaneously?: You need to see a breast surgeon to find out the causes. Good luck! ...Read more

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What breast abscess is drained?

What breast abscess is drained?

All: Undrained pus will allow the abcess to get bigger, more painful, and take longer to heal. See your surgeon. ...Read more

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Dime sized hard, red, itchy, painful lump on left breast next to nipple. Has drained some pus and bloody/pus. Cancerous, abscess or something else?

Dime sized hard, red, itchy, painful lump on left breast next to nipple. Has drained some pus and bloody/pus. Cancerous, abscess or something else?

See a doctor: Cannot tell here what you nay have. It may be as simple as an infection that needs antibiotics. Needs a physical exam. Will need mammogram once the acute inflammation resolves. See a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Found a lump on my left breast near the armpit. Is this breast cancer?

Found a lump on my left breast near the armpit. Is this breast cancer?

Get checked out: You are toung but workup needs to start proper screening with self breast exams looking for new lumps, breast exams by your physician looking for skin or nipple chanes as well as masses or lymph nodes, and mammogram and ultrasound if needed are the best ways to pick up early stage breast cancer before it causes any symptoms. Once advanced it can cause many different symptoms throughout the body. ...Read more

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Does lump on the armpit always means breast cancer? I'm having it on my right armpit :(

Does lump on the armpit always means breast cancer? I'm having it on my right armpit :(

No: Armpit lumps are rather common and can be due to a number of things including insect bites, rashes, swollen glands, and breast cancer. In your age group, breast cancer would be extremely uncommon. If this lump grows in size or does not start getting smaller over the next 2-4 weeks, you should definitely see a medical doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Sore, sensitive montgomery glands on areola on right breast. Not breastfeeding or pregnant.I sleep on that side. No sharp pain. Cancer?

Sore, sensitive montgomery glands on areola on right breast.  Not breastfeeding or pregnant.I  sleep on that side. No sharp pain. Cancer?

? Fibrocystic Breast: Could be fibrocystic breast disease. This is a reason for tenderness. Can be treated with tighter, more supportive bra (sports), ibuprofen, etc. Fibrocystic issues can be related to your time in your cycle. Does the pain come and go 'monthly' like your cycle does? ...Read more

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What does swollen lymph nodes on right breast on mammogram mean?

What does swollen lymph nodes on right breast on mammogram mean?

There are: numerous causes of adenopathy, in most cases related to inflammation/infection. However, occult breast cancer or other malignancy are also possibilities. Your doctor needs to evaluate you for the cause of the adenopathy. ...Read more

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Breast implants with left breast burning pain with lumps or mass surrounding the breast closest to armpit what could it be?

possible infection: Burning pain with radiation to the axilla suggests that you may have a potential infection to that breast. Whether it is as simple as mastitis (inflammation of the breast itself) or a true implant infection, you really should be seen by a medical profession. In this case, consultation with your plastic surgeon should be your first step. ...Read more

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Can breast cancer only show up on the breast?

Can breast cancer only show up on the breast?

Metastatic disease: Metastatic breast cancer can show up in the bones, brain, lungs, and liver. The following links may help explain: http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/factsheet/sites-types/metastatic ww5.Komen.Org/uploadedfiles/content_binaries/806-03201a.Pdf. ...Read more

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Tooth #19 root abscess; extracted and bone graft. Two months later swollen lymph nodes and hard lump angle of jaw. On clindamycin.Did abscess spread?

Tooth #19 root abscess; extracted and bone graft. Two months later swollen lymph nodes and hard lump angle of jaw. On clindamycin.Did abscess spread?

Hard lumps: It is really hard to tell where your infection may be coming from, but among the list of possibilities is that your body rejected the bone graft, there may be another tooth along your bottom jaw infected, your gums may be infected, you may have an infection elsewhere in your head, or the lumps are not infection. Best to see your dentist to give definitive answers. I hope the best for you. ...Read more

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Lump on shoulder, cyst or cancer?

Lump on shoulder, cyst or cancer?

Can be any of above: Please have your doctor evaluate to figure out the source of your lump. ...Read more

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My left breast hurts on the side and in the armpit. Could it be breast cancer?

My left breast hurts on the side and in the armpit. Could it be breast cancer?

Not likely: Pain is not a usual feature of breast cancer. Is there a mass or lump? If there is a lump, see your doctor immediately. Does your bra fit well on both sides? Do mention this to your doctor at your next visit. ...Read more

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I have swollen lymph nose under right arm, inflamed nipple, and red bumps on breast all on right side. Could this be inflammatory breast cancer?

I have swollen lymph nose under right arm, inflamed nipple, and red bumps on breast all on right side. Could this be inflammatory breast cancer?

Infection requiring: proper antibiotics while ruling out breast cancer. If possible, culture aspirate. Go get treated. Can rapidly get seriously infected. ...Read more