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I have a pimple on my breast that has pus, is this cancerous?

I have a pimple on my breast that has pus, is this cancerous?

Unlikely: This would be an unlikely presentation for breast cancer, particularly at your age. It is most likely just a pimple, an infected cyst, or possibly a small abscess. However, if there is a persistent mass that doesn't go away, excising it might help take care of it as well as rule out some form of cancer. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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I have deep pimples inbetween my breasts for 3years. I have tried everything. I'm on vibramycin (doxycycline) now 2 weeks. No improvement. I have scars from picking.

I have deep pimples inbetween my breasts for 3years. I have tried everything. I'm on vibramycin (doxycycline) now 2 weeks. No improvement. I have scars from picking.

Cleavage acne: Don't wear such a constructing bra, don't let your breast be pushed together. Allow air to get to the area. Also, wash area after sweating. This should help. The scarring is another issue all together. Do not pick at area. ...Read more

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Please help! I have a pimple on my right breast and I'm scared?

Please help! I have a pimple on my right breast and I'm scared?

A pimple usually: Won't constitute a significant health risk to the breast. However, if it is not resolving, appears infected for you aren't sure what it is — then dermatological evaluation would be prudent. ...Read more

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I have a pimple in my left breast and it won't pop. Is it really a pimple or is it something else?

I have a pimple in my left breast and it won't pop. Is it really a pimple or is it something else?

Pimple: That pimple may be a sebaceous gland known as a Montgomery gland. It secretes and oily substance to help lubercate the nipple ...Read more

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I have pimple under my breast it looks like purple but in start spreading nah its all around red?

I have pimple under my breast it looks like purple but in start spreading nah its all around red?

Possibly cellulitis: You may have a bacterial infection of the skin if there is a rash spreading. Did you pick the pimple? If the redness doesn't go away see a doctor — you may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have a huge pimple under my breast, it hasn't gone away and it's very painful to the point where I can't sleep, how can I get rid of it?

I have a huge pimple under my breast, it hasn't gone away and it's very painful to the point where I can't sleep, how can I get rid of it?

See doctor/ER: U may have a boil and the fact that it is preventing you from sleeping suggests that u may need to have it incised. You shd go to emergency room to have it looked at. Meanwhile, u can take an Advil (ibuprofen) to decrease the pain. ...Read more

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I have "pimples" on my breasts. Dark red and pushed — blood comes out. Flatten after popping and kinda leaves mark. Should I be worried?

I have "pimples" on my breasts. Dark red and pushed — blood comes out. Flatten after popping and kinda leaves mark. Should I be worried?

Doctor can check: Skin lesions (bumps, pimples, etc...) that pop with some blood, and leave a scar mark, should be checked by a primary care doctor or a dermatologist. A dermatologist can tell whether the lesions are a serious problem or not. Rashes are very hard to describe in words. A diagnosis needs a visual examination. ...Read more

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I having a pimple right under my breast, it look like a pimple red swollen up a bit and sensitive to touch, it also have 3 small yellow spot inside?

Skin infections: Pus filled bumps on the skin are usually the symptom of a skin infection. When they become red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. Treatment of this includes oral antibiotics and occassionally drainage. See your doctor, because resistant infections are becoming more common and require special treatment. ...Read more

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

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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What to do if I have a pimple- like bump on my breast. What could it be?

What to do if I have a pimple- like bump on my breast. What could it be?

Several options: Depends on the location and appearance, wether tender or not, and how long present. Could simple be a pimple or incrown hair. Could be a small sebaceous cyst, or small mole. The nipple has glands under the skin that may become blocked. Most things not worrisome. If it persists, is tender, or gets larger I wouldn't hesitate to have it checked. ...Read more

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What do you recommend if I have a pimple- like bump on my breast. What could it be?

What do you recommend if I have a pimple- like bump on my breast. What could it be?

Breast: If on the areola it could be a Montgomery Gland. It could be a cyst, inflammed hair follicle or a pimple. If there is an unexplained mass /lump — would strongly encourage physician assessment. Take care. ...Read more

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I have pus filled pimple under my eft breast its appeared suddenly it is quite painful and now I hav eanother one?

Breasts: Seems like you have a minor infection I was suggest wet moist heat applied to the area will help it heal ...Read more

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I am 17 and I have pimple like bumps on my breast and scalp. What are they? Have been there for about 3 weeks and not going away but getting worse

I am 17 and I have pimple like bumps on my breast and scalp. What are they? Have been there for about 3 weeks and not going away but getting worse

Hard to tell: They may be pimples- you can get acne in other areas besides your face. If they are not improving with general cleansing, see your doctor. They may be a variety of different types of rashes, but we can't tell on-line. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have blebs, staph, or just pimples on my breasts?

How do I know if I have blebs, staph, or just pimples on my breasts?

See doctor: Unless you can describe these in greater detail there is no way in which anyone could make a diagnosis without seeing them. Are they red, swollen, tender, warm to touch? Strongly suggest you have your family doctor see these. ...Read more

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I have a red hard pimple on my left breast nipple should I be concerned? What do I do about it?

I have a red hard pimple on my left breast nipple should I be concerned? What do I do about it?

Be safe: It's always best to have that looked at either by your primary or a dermatologist a lot can be found with a simple exam and a biopsy if needed. That will gove you a real diagnosis and easy your mind ...Read more

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I have itchy red pimple like welts on my breast that r very sore have had them 2 days really started hurting today tho it really hurts! Help plz?

I have itchy red pimple like welts on my breast that r very sore have had them 2 days really started hurting today tho it really hurts! Help plz?

Possible infection: It is quite possible you have an infection. It needs to be looked at by a physician to determine if is an infection or something else. ...Read more

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What should I do about ingrown pimple on my breast area?

What should I do about ingrown pimple on my breast area?

Local tretment: Warm compress
try not to poke it, that can worsen the infection.
If the infection does not improve in 1-2 weeks, or if it recurs frequently, you might want a physician exam. ...Read more

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A pimple on my breast has left a small hard lump under the skin. I had mammogram and ultrasound last month which was clear, should I be worried?

A pimple on my breast has left a small hard lump under the skin. I had mammogram and ultrasound last month which was clear, should I be worried?

Pimples and Boils: Hi!, pimples and boils are caused by blocked and infected hair follicles. They are essentially small abscesses. When the body can't fight an infection it builds a wall around it called a granuloma. It will go away with time, heat may help. If it doesn't go away, make sure to have it re-examined by your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes small white pimples under your breasts?

What causes small white pimples under your breasts?

Small skin cysts: The breasts have a certain amount of excess tissue hanging over themselves. At the point where the breast crease is overlapped a condition known as intertrigo can develop where sweat accumulates and small skin irritations and white pimples are noted. This area should be kept very clean and dry. ...Read more

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Pimple like marks on breast. Normal? Should i be worried?

Pimple like marks on breast. Normal? Should i be worried?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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What causes a reoccurring pimple on a vagina and under breasts?

What causes a reoccurring pimple on a vagina and under breasts?

Likely irritation: Make sure that your clothing is not irritating your skin and that you are bathing/showering regularly in warm weather. Seek help from a dermatologist if it continues, as there may be treatment required. ...Read more

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Small looks like pimple but White has been on breast for number of weeks is this ok?

Small looks like pimple but White has been on breast for number of weeks is this ok?

BREAST PIMPLE: NO WAY OF TELLING WHAT THIS COULD BE WITHOUT AN EXAMINATION.
PLEASE SEE YOU REGULAR DOCTOR, ESPECIALLY IF YOU HAVE BEEN WORRYING ABOUT IT. . . ...Read more

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I have a something that looks like a bug bit or pimple looking on my areara on one of my breast?

I have a something that looks like a bug bit or pimple looking on my areara on one of my breast?

There are a number: Of possibilities but unfortunately without being able to see the lesion we will not be able to identify your problem. Make an appointment with your health care provider so that the site can be seen and evaluated appropriately. ...Read more

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Pimples between my breasts including a new one which is hard and not movable. What could cause this?

Pimples between my breasts including a new one which is hard and not movable. What could cause this?

Needs doc visit: It might be a sebaceous cyst if it is not painful, which is caused when the duct of the sebaceous gland is blocked. Occasionally it can become infected. If it was another part of body I would not worry but because it between breasts I would get it checked to rule out other breast diseases. ...Read more

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My right breast is longer and bigger than the left. It also had a pimple a week ago. They were perfectly ok before. Should i be worried?

Breast Symptoms: First, a warning! Virtually any problem with the breast should be seen by general physician or a general surgeon. The woman's gynecologist is often the first to find problems. Any of these physicians is appropriate to see for this trouble. Do not ignore this problem. It is important to have a breast exam. See your doctor now! ...Read more

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What are these pimple things under my breasts?

What are these pimple things under my breasts?

Picture would help: It would be difficult to diagnose the lesions under your breasts without photo. However, it is fairly common for women with larger breasts or in warmer climates to get small red bumps under the breasts. It can be a fungal or yeast type of rash or even inflammation around the hair folicles (foliculitis). The bumps may itch or burn when irritated. ...Read more