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Hi dear i had biopsy near 4 weekes ago but still my breast itchy redness and hard lump?

Hi dear i had biopsy near 4 weekes ago but still my breast itchy redness and hard lump?

Contact biopsy MD: Please contact your breast biopsy MD who can examine the area and determine if here is an infection, hematoma, or part of the original biopsied lump, ...Read more

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A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more


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"Raw" spot with redness around it on my breast. It's a little itchy. Almost looks like a burn or somehow the spot was rubbed raw? As far as I know it

"Raw" spot with redness around it on my breast. It's a little itchy. Almost looks like a burn or somehow the spot was rubbed raw? As far as I know it

Infection?: You may have an infection of some type, possibly fungal or bacterial but what you're describing sounds like a tinea corporis type of ring especially if it's red all around and there may be a small area in the center which is clear and it's itchy. An exam would definitely tell the doctor what it is and how to fix it. If you'd like to chat more about it write me: www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more

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I have a small rash ory dy itchy spot on my breast for almost two weeks it itches but bo redness or swell or pain what can I use to heal it?

I have a small rash ory dy itchy spot on my breast for almost two weeks it itches but bo redness or swell or pain what can I use to heal it?

Eczema or ringworm?: Dry and itchy spot is probably eczema. You could try 1% Hydrocortisone cream otc for a week. If that does not help then an topical antifungal for 2 weeks could help with ring worm. If neither don't work then a trip to your doctor id warrented. ...Read more

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What can be causing a red itchy rash under breasts?

What can be causing a red itchy rash under breasts?

Fungal? : You may have problem with a candida (yeast ) infection especially if your breasts are quite large and you sweat a lot. Other potential but less likely cause would be a contact allergy to material used in your bra. ...Read more

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I am breastfeeding and my breasts are both really red, flaky, scaly, itchy! please help me!?

I am breastfeeding and my breasts are both really red, flaky, scaly, itchy! please help me!?

Reply: Take care of hygiene, proper hand washing, cleaning your breasts with wipes after feeds and use lanolin cream to prevent cracks on nipples. But it could be local fungal infection as well, if symptoms don't improve consult your gyn. ...Read more

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I have a red -pink patch on my left breast that comes and goes. It s not itchy and it's flat. What can it be?

I have a red -pink patch on my left breast that comes and goes. It s not itchy and it's flat. What can it be?

See your doctor: I would see your doctor when the patch is present to have it evaluated, maybe even biopsied. Also, the doctor may be able to give you a treatment to stop this from happening. ...Read more

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What can I use for this itchy red rash underneath both of my breasts? I'm really big breasted and they sweat and cause this irritation.

What can I use for this itchy red rash underneath both of my breasts? I'm really big breasted and they sweat and cause this irritation.

Antifungal cream: It is common for women to get a yeast infection under their breasts especially in the warm weather. The best treatment is to use an over the counter yeast cream like lamisil (terbinafine) twice a day unitl it is resolved. After it has resolved start the treatment again at the first sign of new infection. When applying the cream use a thin layer only. ...Read more

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I have lumps under my nipples on my breasts. What should I do? Lumps are red and sort of itchy

I have lumps under my nipples on my breasts. What should I do? Lumps are red and sort of itchy

Be examined: It could be benign breast nodules, fibrocystic breasts. You may need a mammogram and/or breast ultrasound to confirm the diagnosis. If there's redness in lumps, that may suggest inflammation or infection. Antibiotics may be needed. Take care. ...Read more

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Have had a rash below my breasts now for 4 years its not itchy etc but brown red not a sweat rash is this normal ?

Have had a rash below my breasts  now for 4 years its not itchy etc but brown red not a sweat rash is this normal ?

Tinea versicolor: Sounds like tinea versicolor, caused by a yeast that is on everyone but causes this type of rash in a few people. It may or may not be itchy. Anti-fungal creams can clear it. Oral anti-fungals are sometimes used if affected areas are extensive. ...Read more

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Red patchy rash under breast. not itchy nor painful?

Red patchy rash under breast. not itchy nor painful?

Intertrigo: Skin can develop a rash when 2 skin surfaces touch and sweat builds up allowing growth of yeast or bacteria. Treat by keeping area clean and most of all dry. Change sports bra immediately after exercise and shower. Wear good support bra during day and possibly at night. Apply baby powder to area to keep dry. Topical antifungal cream may help, too. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Randomly i got an itchy red rash on the top part of my breast, what is this?

Randomly i got an itchy red rash on the top part of my breast, what is this?

Hormone or reaction: it could be a simple allergic reaction to the bro, T shirt or whatever touching your breast use Hydrocortisone cream from over the counter and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if it will go away other wise you need to see a doctor to make the proper diagnosis and give you the proper treatment ...Read more

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I have a red rash just under my breasts. Not sore or itchy but embarrassing. What is it?

I have a red rash just under my breasts. Not sore or itchy but embarrassing.  What is it?

Possible yeast: If it's solid, pink, moist and itchy it is probably yeast, a common infection in large-breasted women. You can try some otv anti fungal creams, those recommended for vaginal yeast infections or athletes foot. If not better within a week see your doc. ...Read more

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I have a red itchy spot in between my breasts that smells bad. What is it?

I have a red itchy spot in between my breasts that smells bad. What is it?

May be an infection: If you have too much sweating, the areas of breast skin folds get constantly rubbed and started getting infected by fungus and bacteria. If it gets worse, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 16.. I have very large breasts DD and In between them they're red, Itchy and sometimes the skin is flakey. What do I do??

I'm 16.. I have very large breasts DD and In between them they're red, Itchy and sometimes the skin is flakey. What do I do??

Yeast: Sometimes women with large breasts get yeast infections between or below the breasts. There are several over the counter yeast medications that you can try. The would be the same medications that you may see listed for jock itch which is also fungal. Try lotrimin (clotrimazole) or Monistat cream twice a day to area. If it does not resolve see doctor. ...Read more