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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

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Why is my breast itchy?

Why is my breast itchy?

A million reasons: Dry skin, contact dermatitis from the bra, allergies to soap or detergents, yeast infection...It is a long list. I suggest you see your pcp or gyn if it bothers you and definitely go if you notice a lump or abnormal rash. ...Read more

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Why are my breast itchy?

Why are my breast itchy?

Not sure: I recommend seeing your family doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What could itchy sore breasts mean?

What could itchy sore breasts mean?

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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Can birth control cause itchy breasts?

Can birth control cause itchy breasts?

Get Breast Exam: Is birth control pill causing "itchy breasts"? Your breasts are under hormonal influences throughtout the menstrual cycle. These hormones cause fluctuations in the amount of fluid in breasts. Swelling, tenderness, itching, and more can occur. These same hormones are also present in the pill & can result in the same symptoms. See your doctor for a breast exam to rule out other causes for itching. ...Read more

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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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What can you do for itchy, patchy skin under your breast?

What can you do for itchy, patchy skin under your breast?

Fungal infection: Fungal infection under breast very common. Otc Lamisil (terbinafine) cream once daily effectivefourteen day course. After which keep area dry talc works well. If not resolved in two weeks other conditions can occur in this area would then see physician. ...Read more

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I have a dry itchy pimple in my breast since 8 months ago?

Get a diagnosis: You should see a dermatologist to establish a diagnosis via clinical examination or with the use of a biopsy. Pimples do not normally last 8 months and imdomhave concerns about the persistence of the mass. ...Read more

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I feel itchy on my breast some time and i have rash on my breast too?

I feel itchy on my breast some time  and i have rash on my breast too?

Breast rash/ itching: Please follow up with your doctor and consider a biopsy. May be fungal infection or bacterial but also a rare form of cancer called inflammatory breast cancer. ...Read more

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I have small scratch on my left breast on areola is itchy when touch ?

I have small  scratch on my left breast on areola is itchy when touch ?

Inflammation: The differential diagnosis (e.g. list of possibilities) is vast. Many times, such changes are reactive (e.g. irritation caused by inflammatory changes as the tissue heals from itching/scratching). However, depending on how long this has been going on, other--more sinister changes--can also be in the differential (e.g. Paget's disease). If supportive measures fail, get this checked out. ...Read more

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What to do if I have bumps on my breast and my vaginal area in itchy and dry.?

What to do if I have bumps on my breast and my vaginal area in itchy and dry.?

See a doctor...: Bumps on the breast is not specific enough - is it on the skin? Is it confined to the area around the nipple? With regard to a dry, itchy vagina at age 45, this is probably related to "vaginal atrophy" and a vaginal yeast infection which you can start by treating over the counter. ...Read more

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I am 26 years old and lately my breast have been tender and itchy any advice ?

I am 26 years old and lately my breast have been tender and itchy any advice ?

Breast pain : 1st rule out you are not pregnant. If not pregnant you need to see a physician and get an exam. ...Read more

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What to do if the right breast always itchy, the skin is becoming darker and 'lumpy'?

What to do if the right breast always itchy, the skin is becoming darker and 'lumpy'?

See a physician: A local, nodular (lumpy) rash that has lasted for a long while, is never normal. It can be just the result of local irritation, but there are other, more serious possibilities. See your physician ASAP. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have bumps on my breast and my vaginal area in itchy and dry.?

What do you suggest if I have bumps on my breast and my vaginal area in itchy and dry.?

Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...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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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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Ive got a cut under my breast where my bra lies against my skint it's cut open and very itchy and looks like puss coming out of the cuts?

Ive got a cut under my breast where my bra lies against my skint it's cut open and very itchy and looks like puss coming out of the cuts?

Urgent care visit: if the area is infected you will need debridement, topical antibiotic therapy, and if severe oral or intravenous antibiotics ! Go to you doctor, an urgent care center, or ER to get this addressed immediately, don't wait ! ...Read more