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Brown Patches On Breast
Diagnosis chloasma?: Brown patch between the breasts could be something called chloasma (hyper pigmentation associated with pregnancy), but also could be a superficial fungal skin infection, a sign of diabetes or Insulin resistance, etc. If it is chloasma, then typically it will fade within 3 months after pregnancy. Sun exposure can make it more prominent. Discuss safe sunscreen use with your obstetrician. ...Read more
I'm about 3mths pregnant and recently noticed a big brown patch between my breasts which are size 32b.What is recommended for immediate removal?
Need an Exam: I am sure you understand but 'brown patch' is not in any way descriptive enough to provide you with a diagnosis. In face skin needs to be seen to diagnose a problem your OB will know what you need. ...Read more
I have reddish brown discoloration (in various patches, flat) only in between my breasts. Had it for several months. Itches occasionally. What is it?
I have a light brown patch on the side of my breasts that itches. Its a quarter in size. Its now gone to the other breast in the same location.
See your DR for an: Accurate diagnosis. It could be? Allergy, eczema, medication side effect etc. Take care! ...Read more
I have noticed a patch of flat, light brown marks, close together and not circular in shape, on the skin of both my breasts. They do not itch or hurt.
Skin change: It may simply be tinea versicolor. A benign condition but I would still have a dermatologist or PCP take a look at the lesions to be safe. ...Read more
What could cause a brownish yellow discolouration underneath the breast area? No other visible abnormal patches. Thanks.
Fungal: This can be a buildup of a fungal rash. There may be little elsewhere but can get in warm moist areas as underneath the breast. I would show this to your doc or derm doc and see what is recommended. A common treatment is an antifungal med that will usually work very nicely. ...Read more
I have like a brown patch with white flakes in the middle of my breast. What is it and how can I get rid if this? Been here for quite sometime.
Three Yrs ago I started developing a dark brown patch of skin under and between my breast its like my layer of skin not extra. Anyway to get rid of it?
See a doctor: Need to see what this is and a doctor needs to view this. ...Read more
Hey there I have a brown patch in between my breasts I got it during breadtfeeding when my boobs were huge and did wear tight sports bras. What can I?
Dermatitis: Probably it may be due to sweating. Keep it dry wear loose cotton cloths. ...Read more
There's a small dry brown patch 2cm under my nipple and sometimes I get pains in my left breast. The other breast is just normal, what do I do?
I have brown small spot on my back and some are patches as well. I also have the spot on my breast and on my stomach. What can these spot be?
I am pregnant and noticed I now have brown splotchy areas on my breasts. Is this normal? Its not just around the nipple, but in patches on both breast
Can be!: Darkening of the nipples, areola, and development of a lines nigrans are normal, as can pigmentation elsewhere, but you are pregnant and most likely have both a PCP and Ob doc. Have either check! It is most likely hormonal. ...Read more
I have small light red/brown patch way under nipple & areola, still on left breast, no bumps or itch. Idea?
Small patches of redness and pimple like bumps and light brown discoloration on breast. What could this be? Doesn't hurt, I have acne skin probs.
Can you have fungal infection under only one breast? There is a brown patch, no redness or itching, doctor prescribed anti-fungal cream.
Need exam: Go see your doctor for a exam impossible to say without that. ...Read more
28. Just had baby. New freckle on breast. Black/dark brown, less than 3mm, round, symmetrical, one color. Should I be worried?
Postpartum/breast/le: Best to show your OB/GYN doc to determine if punch biopsy needed. Or ask your FM doctor. ...Read more
I have brown discoloration underneath my rt breast. It spreads up the breast. It doesn't itch, no sores. I've had this for months. What causes this?
Breast problems: There are a few considerations, was there a history of trauma or an insect bite to the area, for how long has it been there, is there any pain, is there a nipple discharge? Breast problems should not be taken lightly. You need to have a consultation with a doctor to assess your risk profile, examine you and investigate appropriately. ...Read more
Hard to say: It is difficult to answer this question without actually evaluating you in person. It is common for many to get fungal infections in that area due to moisture. This can be treated with a prescribed powder. See your doctor for complete evaluation. ...Read more
No: Nipple size and color vary a lot. ...Read more
See Your Doctor: Your description suggests possible Tinea Versicolor, a superficial skin infection caused by a type of yeast. Although considered benign normal skin flora, warm & humid conditions, immunosuppression, & more can cause it to invade. Causes dark skin patches; can itch. Treatment: topical or oral meds. Visual inspection is required with skin lesions. See your doctor for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
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