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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

Boil (Definition)

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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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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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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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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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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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