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Birthmark On Breast
No: For the most part, breast cancers arise from the duct tissues that are responsible for making or secreting milk. Tattoos are usually inert colored inks that are injected just beneath the skin layer and do not get excreted in milk and thus not exposed to ductular tissues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That is normal: If you have fair skin, it is completely normal to see veins under the skin surface. Light blue veins, in particular, are common and are called reticular veins. Veins you can feel or skin discoloration (darkening) around the veins are abnormal. Otherwise, no need to do anything. ...Read more
Quite variable: Breast cancer can appear as a spiculated mass, cluster of tiny calcifications, smoothly marginated mass, area of subtle distortion or be invisible on mammogram. Some tumors are only seen on ultrasound and a few are only felt by you or your doctor. The point is that the appearance of tumors on mammogram is quite variable. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
24yrs old, lost roughly 20lbs, right breast very wrinkly, has bumps on areola/whitish bumps on nipple.Left breast slightly wrinkled, nipple inverted.
Is the nipple: inversion new? If yes - would have this medically checked. The bumps on nipple and areola are likely to be Montgomery Glands. ...Read more
Bruises?: If black spots occurred right after popping something on the breast, they might be bruises. If they persist, go see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Spontaneously?: You need to see a breast surgeon to find out the causes. Good luck! ...Read more
Not sure: Most likely not to worry. but I cant tell since I dont know if red?, blisters? itchy?bleeding? At your age not very likely to be cancer, so don't worry. but, you can get skin rashes like anywhere else there. If you want to try something before going to ur doc, then try a fungus creme( like clotrimazole, they sell in foot section of grocery) otherwise keep it clean and dry... if it fades, ok... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a birthmark ion my left breast, it's color is black and its itchy. I think it's an active birthmark since its getting bigger. Is this melanoma?
I have a large port wine stain birthmark on my chest, but desperately need a breast reduction, what are the risks concerning my birthmark?
None.: It is caused by a spontaneous mutation during embryonic development; discovered last year, it causes permanent malformations of capillaries locally. In some cases when it affects the face, cranium, or an extremely, there may be underlying vascular anomalies, (Surge-Weber syndrome and Klippel–Trénaunay–Weber syndrome), present prior to birth. Coordinate anesthesia for high dose laser therapy. ...Read more
I have always had birthmarks and moles but lately they've been popping out and i've noticed two large pink discolorations on my chest appear.
Change needs eval: Any changing lesion and be evaluated by a dermatologist". ...Read more
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I have a large birthmark on my chest and I really want to get it removed. However I'm 16 and apparently I'm too young. Please help as I despise it.
DependsOnBirthMark: It depends on the size and type of Birthmark.If it is flat birth mark it can be cured with Lasers.But if is raised and you can move it between fingers,then it can be excised surgically.You will have to consult a dermatologist with your parents and He/She will be able to tell you how you can get rid of it. ...Read more
Varies: Birthmark is a term that applies to a broad group of different marks with different physical characteristics. Some are amenable to removal through laser treatments or surgery. Some would only leave a prominent scar if any attempt was made to remove it.Consultation with your pcp/a dermatologist or plastic surgeon could provide specific information on your situation. ...Read more
Chance or Mongolian: Spot. Almost all asians have a so called "mongolian spot" or patch over the lower spine and upper buttock crease. Present in childhood, they usually fade by adulthood. Cafe-au-lait spots are common birthmarks, 3 or more might suggest neurofibromatosis. Otherwise most birthmarks occur purely by chance. ...Read more
Unlkiely: Externally applied agents like apple cider vinegar have no significant effect on birthmarks. It may act as a mild cleanser. If you are interested on changing its appearance, consult with a cosmetic dermatologist to see if any methods are available to do so. A few can be, most not. ...Read more
See below.: Is it really a birthmark, or is it new? It is not uncommon to have a birthmark anywhere on the body. If it is new, though, you should have a dermatologist check it. If it's been there since birth but has changed, you should also have it checked. If it's been there since birth, but has not changed, you only need to have it checked if it bothers you cosmetically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It will sting and it won't work. ...Read more
Is it possible to remove an age spot or a birthmark with natural remedies (as i got some from webs)? Thanks
OTC: You can try anything as long as it is safe, but remember that none of these products has undergone the type of testing necessary to prove its efficacy or safety by fda standards. There have been recent articles showing severe toxicities associated with unapproved supplements. Be careful and remember what pt barnum said. ...Read more