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Black Mole On Right Breast
Why did i recently get black discoloration on my right nipple but not on the left. Lump on the right breast. Do mammogram?
3 yrs ago noticed a dime size black mole on breast.Now i noticed the mole is the size of a quarter with raised black bumps & itches.Should i worry?
35yo female,brown age spot on breast & itchy.1st appeared & felt like a burn then turned brown on left breast. Also petite pois sized lump on bra line?
No guarantee: Breast cancer is not always readily palpable. Can include a mass. Masses that are painless, irregular ; hard are more suggestive of cancer but they can also be tender, painful ; soft. Swelling of breast; thickened, red, skin; non-milky nipple discharge; new retraction of nipple, puckering or irritation of skin or pain ; sometimes swollen lymph nodes under arm(s). Seek med eval if you have sxs. ...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
Small brown mole like spot just appeared on stomach. Should I go to dermatologist? Grandma died of melanoma
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
A few weeks ago a pimple like bright red bump appeared on the trunk of my body , left side near my breast sort of on my rib, it left a dark flat lump?
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
Brown/tan color freckle on top of right chest bit darker then skin tone gyno thinks its a freckle doesn't itch 4mm size & asymmetrical is itskin cancer?
Probably not: However, since you asked us, you will certainly want to take it to a dermatologist. We can't diagnose at a distance on just a description. Many people have a lentigo or two on the upper body that looks out of place, and if a person feels uncomfortable about it, it's often wise to trust their intuition and simply remove it. ...Read more
I have a light brown/tan (little bit darker in center), dry, raised, irregular spot on side of breast. Size of a dime. Recent breast itchy & hot?
Ring worm? : This may be ringworm which is a funny name for a very common fungal infection. There is no worm involved. Try over-the-counter Clotrimazole ointment. If it's helping continue to use it at least two weeks after you don't see any rash as the fungus lives below the skin. If it doesn't get better, as the previous physician suggested, go see a doctor for a biopsy ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could be. see MD now: Absolutely, it is possible to be a cancer. Need to see your doctor. You doctor can examine the lump-and further tests would need to be done accordingly that would include- mammogram/sonogram and biopsy of the lump. Please see your doctor immediately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a oval shape mole that I just noticed today on the bottom of my left breast it's dark brown almost black around the outside edge. It's flakey ?
Pigmented lesions: Key features that suggest a need for excision or biopsy of a pigmented lesion are 1)irregular vs. smooth margins, 2) variation in pigmentation; 3) any asymmetry; and 4) change in appearance/ or size. The flakey appearance you describe suggest a seborrheic keratosis rather than a true mole. These often look "stuck on" rather than coming from beneath the surface. ...Read more
I have small light red/brown patch way under nipple & areola , still on left breast, no bumps or itch. Idea?
Have it checked out: It's impossible to say online. You should have this checked out by a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. This might be totally benign or require removal to prevent problems down the road. I hope this information is helpful. ...Read more