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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Breast Skin Pitting

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I am having pain in my left breast and there is s bit of redness and it feels cold. No pitting or rough skin and nothing coming from my nipple.?

I am having pain in my left breast and there is s bit of redness and it feels cold. No pitting or rough skin and nothing coming from my nipple.?

Evaluation!!!: Any mass should first be evaluated by your primary care physician with possible diagnostic or therapeutic imaging. Most malignant tumors are warm and non-tender and therefore yours, at first description, sounds more like a benign process such as a cyst. Nevertheless, it should be evaluated by an expert. ...Read more

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22, Skin irritation on left side underarm pit and breast area. No lumps or pain. Been sweating a lot, could this be causing skin irritation?

22, Skin irritation on left side underarm pit and breast area. No lumps or pain. Been sweating a lot, could this be causing skin irritation?

Fungal Infection?: The excessive moisture could cause a fungal infection. Fungal infections of the skin are very common and include athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, and yeast infections. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/guide/fungal-infections-skin#1 ...Read more

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What causes skin rashes under breasts, etc.?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I noticed dark discoloration under my right breast today. It doesn't hurt and there is no open skin. What can cause it?

I noticed dark discoloration under my right breast today. It doesn't hurt and there is no open skin. What can cause it?

Dicoloration change: When there is continuos trauma , brass, metallic support of brass , sweat , and other etiologies as infections due bacteria or candida , there are skin changes to protect the area suffering change in color , striae formation , changes en melanocytes causing The dicoloration changes , thus , history and Physical exam are important to determine The etiology and give the proper recommendation ...Read more

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What would cause part of a breast to be numb with covering discolored skin? The area next to it is painful if slight pressure is applied?

What would cause part of a breast to be numb with covering discolored skin? The area next to it is painful if slight pressure is applied?

Must rule out IBC: Inflammatory breast cancer can cause breast pain, redness, swelling, numbness or discoloration. Mammograms are often negative because the tumor cells grow in a sheet and don't form a lump. It is very fast-growing and spreads quickly. Immediate chemotherapy is needed. Many doctors have not seen IBC, so bring it up as a possibility when you are seen. Make an appointment right away. ...Read more

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What would cause part of the breast to be numb and the covering skin to be discolored? The area next to it is quite painful if pressure is applied?

What would cause part of the breast to be numb and the covering skin to be discolored? The area next to it is quite painful if pressure is applied?

Trauma?: The most likely cause is trauma: somehow you contused your breast, it is bruised and numb and perhaps the deeper tissues are injured causing the pain. This could be the case even if you can't recall how/when it might have occurred. However, it is possible it is an unusual presentation of cancer, so I would have my doctor evaluate it as soon as you can. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Can anything besides breast cancer cause dimpling of breast skin?

Can anything besides breast cancer cause dimpling of breast skin?

Yes, rarely fat: Necrosis, but breast cancer must be ruled out with a biopsy or definitive imaging on all cases of breast mass that cause dimpling. ...Read more

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Could anything besdes breast cancer cause dimpling of breast skin?

Could anything besdes breast cancer cause dimpling of breast skin?

Yes, but...: Every new finding needs to be considered as the most serious treatable illness until proved otherwise. A single large new dimple may be the result of injury and scar contraction, but you'd do well to have it seen in any case. The familiar orange-peel effect is also very concerning and should prompt a physician's office visit. If you have either of these, please seek evaluation without delay. ...Read more

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What may cause the brown spots surrounding the breast? What kinds of supplement should take for skin care

What may cause the brown spots surrounding the breast? What kinds of supplement should take for skin care

A picture?: Would be useful.Are you referring to those tiny raised areas on the outer circumference of the areola?If so ;the are part of the normL anatomy called:Montgomery's tubercles ...Read more

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What causes small red sores on skin that itch and open when rubbed; in abdomen and chest and back. Have had pain under armpits and breasts also.?

What causes small red sores on skin that itch and open when rubbed; in abdomen and chest and back. Have had pain under armpits and breasts also.?

See a doctor: It is inappropriate to diagnose your condition based on the description. It would be risky to suggest some possible conditions that cause this. Do the right thing. Show it to a doctor! ...Read more

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What types of breast cancer cause thick skin?

What types of breast cancer cause thick skin?

Inflammatory: Inflammatory breast carcinoma can cause rednes, swelling and thickening of the breast skin. Other types of breast cancer may also invade the subcutaneous or dermal tissue resulting in thickening of the skin. There are also noncancerous causes for skin thickening. Definitely breast evaluation by a breast care specialist is advisable.. ...Read more

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What causes mole/skin tags? I've been having a few moles around breast area but a new itchy one has popped up. What to do? Very pesky itch!

What causes mole/skin tags? I've been having a few moles around breast area but a new itchy one has popped up. What to do? Very pesky itch!

Have mole checked: All new moles should be checked out. Skin tags under the breast often get irritated and itchy. People refer to skin lesions as tags and moles but there can be a lot of different causes of skin growths depending on what is going on with the cells. Pigmented moles that are changing or look a lot different then the other moles need to have a trained eye take a look. ...Read more

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Why is my neck is turning dark & itching profusely ?.. Neck is turning dark & skin between breast also getting lil skin tags as well was told onset of diabetes is possible cause ?

Hard : Hard to tell without a clinical examination in regards to the neck (there are many possibilities such as acanthosis nigricans) so i would see a dermatologist. Read about skin tag treatment at the link below. I hope that helps a little. ...Read more