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How to remove brown patch between breasts during pregnancy?

How to remove brown patch between breasts during pregnancy?

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

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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?

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

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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.

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

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What could cause a brownish yellow discolouration underneath the breast area? No other visible abnormal patches. Thanks.

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

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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?

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?

See Doctor: It's recommended women over 40 have mammography done. Usually, following an exam, and mammography, if problem persists, see specialist to rule out cancer.
Good Luck ...Read more

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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

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Can you have fungal infection under only one breast? There is a brown patch, no redness or itching, doctor prescribed anti-fungal cream.

Can you have fungal infection under only one breast? There is a brown patch, no redness or itching, doctor prescribed anti-fungal cream.

Not usually: The usual cause is friction or skin yeast, not fungus. The creams used are commonly labeled "antifungal" because they treat both fungus and yeast. It would seem that your doctor gave you the right medication. ...Read more

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I have a dark patch on my breast and on my back. What is the cause?

I have a dark patch on my breast and on my back. What is the cause?

Need exam: Go see your doctor for a exam impossible to say without that. ...Read more

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There are dry flaky patches around my breast what maybe causing this?

Eczema, seborrheic: And contact dermatitis, fungal infection, sign of breast cancer etc. Are some possible causes. Follow up with ur gyn for any concerns. Take care! Http://www. Healthcentral. Com/breast-cancer/itchy-breast. Html. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are these hard brown bumps on the stretch marks of my breasts?

Doctors, what are these hard brown bumps on the stretch marks of my breasts?

Not sure: Without seeing the "brown bumps" it is difficult to give an accurate answer. It could be melanin deposition in the stretch marks or something else. A GYN MD or Dermatologist exam is needed. ...Read more

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28. Just had baby. New freckle on breast. Black/dark brown, less than 3mm, round, symmetrical, one color. Should I be worried?

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

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I have bad brown stain under my breast from last 2 months what shoud I do? That is very ittaching? I can't not use any braw. If I wear then I feel iritate

See your MD: It is hard to say what is going on it may be a skin yeast particularly if the breast are large and there is a lot of sweating.
You may also have an allergic reaction may to the metal in an underwire bra. See your md for exam. ...Read more

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I have a brown looking bruse on breast should I worry?

I have a brown looking bruse on breast should I worry?

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

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What does dark brown spots on breasts causes?

Breast: Are they on outer breasts or in the areolar area just around nipple? Either way, probably just increased pigmentation. See your doc to make sure. ...Read more

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What are the dark skin patches/marks under my breasts?

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

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Brown spots on and between by breasts. What could this be?

Brown spots on and between by breasts. What could this be?

Several things: How long have you had these?
Brown skin spots are very common and can be anything from freckles to skin tags to age and sun-related skin changes. Rarely dark spots can be early skin cancer, so it would be good to have these checked by a dermaologist. ...Read more

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In between my breasts there are very light brown spots that itch.?

In between my breasts there are very light brown spots that itch.?

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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I have brown discoloration under my breasts. Is it fungus? Not itchy or painful.

I have brown discoloration under my breasts. Is it fungus? Not itchy or painful.

Normal: Relax. Very dark around neck, under arms, in other folds of skin? Are you very heavy? Acanthosis nigricans is related to obesity and insulin resistance. ...Read more