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Doctor insights on: Itchy Breast 3 Weeks After Radiation

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Is itchy breasts normal after radiation?

Is itchy breasts normal after radiation?

Yes it is.: Pruritus can be related to cell injury with radiation. ...Read more

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Itchy breast before period? Normal? Or pregnancy?

Itchy breast before period? Normal? Or pregnancy?

Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Sore itchy breast?

Sore itchy breast?

Family practice: Is there a rash or redness present. If yes could be a yeast infection check with your dr if it persists. ...Read more

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I have a little soar tingling itchy breast. I'm trying to get pregnant could this be a symptom?

I have a little soar tingling itchy breast. I'm trying to get pregnant could this be a symptom?

Probably not: Slight tingling and itching of the breast is a fairly common symptom but isn't related to anything specific. Sometimes we have the idea that it's related to a nerve being stimulated because of tense muscles around the back, chest, shoulders and neck. ...Read more

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Will a itchy breast mean its a sighn off breast cancer?

Will a itchy breast mean its a sighn off breast cancer?

May to be: Itching is not usual presentation of breast cancer, see your doctor for examination. ...Read more

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Have had an itchy Breast over past 2-3 weeks. Noticed a bruise like discolouration on the same Breast. No recent trauma or injury. Possible causes?

Breast rash: The bruise is probably from scratching the itchiness on the breast. Have it evaluated to be sure there is nothing going on within your breast that is making it itchy. Otherwise, it may be some eczema or other topical skin rash. ...Read more

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Itchy breast period one day late. Pregnancy test was negative I am very stressed, could I be pregnant?

Itchy breast period one day late. Pregnancy test was negative I am very stressed, could I be pregnant?

Repeat the test: You may get a blood test for HCG which would be positive now if you are pregnant. Alternatively you could repeat the home test in a week, if you do not get a period by then. Use first morning urine and follow the instructions for the test carefully. ...Read more

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What might cause dry itchy dark patch, itchy breast, itchy rash on back waist area, sudden weight gain, feeling full, daily headaches. And more.

What might cause dry itchy dark patch, itchy breast, itchy rash on back waist area, sudden weight gain, feeling full, daily headaches. And more.

See a physician ASAP: I realize that you are suffering, but you are not giving me enough details to give you specific advice. Itchy rashes can be associated with some weight gain if there is some swelling. However, daily headache, feeling lightheaded are not part of it. Also, collapse and pain, and more are too broad terms that need to be evaluated in more detail. Start by seeing your primary care physician asap! ...Read more

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Missed period by 13 days, bad odor, itchy breast and really tired. 4 negative tests plz help I'm out of state so can't go to ob and I'm freaking out.

Missed period by 13 days, bad odor, itchy breast and really tired. 4 negative tests plz help I'm out of state so can't go to ob and I'm freaking out.

First and foremost: You need to start using protection and or contraception. pregnancy very unlikely with a negative test. No need to freak out. But a consult with me allows for starting a good contraceptive method. Always practice safe sex... use condoms! ...Read more

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I have very itchy breast with sore painful at times nipples. I had a itchy spot under my breast for a while. It was not infected until after prednison?

I have very itchy breast with sore painful at times nipples. I had a itchy spot under my breast for a while. It was not infected until after prednison?

See a doctor: This may be something simple like a simple rash or something serious like Paget's disease of the nipple which is associated with cancer. The prednisone knocks down your immune system, so an infection can occur, but the purpose of the prednisone may have been to treat the itchy rash. You may need a biopsy of the nipple to evaluate for Paget's disease. See your doctor ...Read more

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My period is a day late but I've taken pregnancy test and all are negative so far. Itchy breast and smoking. Am I pregnant?

My period is a day late but I've taken pregnancy test and all are negative so far. Itchy breast and smoking. Am I pregnant?

Too early: That's too early to tell. Wait another 5-7 days and then recheck. Stop smoking now just in case. Needless to say no drugs or alcohol either as all that could harm the fetus. ...Read more

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I'm having a lot of crystal clear discharge sometimes light yellowish, heavy and itchy breast with pain, lower abdomen and back pain, never had sex. Help?

I'm having a lot of crystal clear discharge sometimes light yellowish, heavy and itchy breast with pain, lower abdomen and back pain, never had sex. Help?

See doctor: Unclear if all your symptoms are related or just manifesting closely together. If the discharge represents an infection than your doctor would likely need to prescribe some kind of medication. ...Read more

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Missed period. Its been 11days but still no period, my cycle is 29-33. Itchy breast and slight headache am I pregnant?

Missed period. Its been 11days but still no period, my cycle is 29-33. Itchy breast and slight headache am I pregnant?

Possibly: Pregnancy is always a possibility. Purchase and perform a home pregnancy test. These usuallly turn positive when you're about a week late. If it's negative, repeat in a week and call your doctor. ...Read more

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Itchy breast in right breast, occasional nipple discharge yellow lump and pain and an itchy bump under right armpit helllllp?

Itchy breast in right breast, occasional nipple discharge yellow lump and pain and an itchy bump under right armpit helllllp?

Infection: What you describe may be an infection or some other pathology see your gyn or pmd for further follow up and treatment. ...Read more

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I'm a 36 year old woman with symptoms of swollen breast, itchy breast, swollen abdomen and I'm bloated with gas and back pain. What can this be?

I'm a 36 year old woman with symptoms of swollen breast, itchy breast, swollen abdomen and I'm bloated with gas and back pain. What can this be?

See doctor: Off the cuff, I would suspect pregnancy at the top of the list. If pregnancy is a possibility, get tested for it. Nonetheless you still should consult a doctor soon- An OB if pregnant, your PCP if not. ...Read more

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What can cause itchy breast/nipples? I have no skin rash, no nipple discharge and I am not pregnant. No pain or color change in breast. Its been 1week

What can cause itchy breast/nipples? I have no skin rash, no nipple discharge and I am not pregnant. No pain or color change in breast. Its been 1week

Dermatitis: Sounds like allergic contact dermatitis. Have you changed your body soap or lotion or the fabric of your bra recently? Try using OTC hydrocortisone 1% twice a day. Also remove the irritant. If no improvement in two weeks, see ur MD ...Read more

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Fibroadenoma or breast cancer - symptoms weight loss, itchy breast, abscess, breast pain fatigue?

Fibroadenoma or breast cancer - symptoms weight loss, itchy breast, abscess, breast pain fatigue?

Breast cancer: Most breast cancers present as a painless lump within the breast. Your description of itchy painful breast would be an unusual presentation. Some advanced cases can present with skin involvement that can look like orange peel with redness. See you doctor for an exam, probably time for a mammogram as well. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Missed my period, itchy breast, constantly peeing and bad odor. Negative pregnancy test. What can this be if I'm not pregnant?

Missed my period, itchy breast, constantly peeing and bad odor. Negative pregnancy test. What can this be if I'm not pregnant?

Lots of symptoms: Your pregnancy test is negative indicating you are not pregnant. You listed a lot of symptoms each with a long list of possible causes. A one on one visit will allow a more detailed discussion of each. Irregular periods can be caused by a variety of hormonal changes. Urinary frequency can be caused by bladder infections. Vaginal odor can indicate vaginal infections. ...Read more

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Missed period by 13 days, bad odor, itchy breast, peeing a lot and really tired. 4 negative tests plz help, what can it be if I'm not pregnant?

Lots of symptoms: Your pregnancy tests are negative so this indicates you are not pregnant. Vaginal odor often indicates an infection. Your obgyn can do testing to determine the cause and treatment. They can also evaluate your irregular bleeding, do a breast exam and check your urine for infection. ...Read more

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Early period w/ spotting for 3 days (never happens) bloating, gurgling belly, burps, sore itchy breast & sides. Pink spotting after sex. Pregnant?

Early period w/ spotting for 3 days (never happens) bloating, gurgling belly, burps, sore itchy breast & sides. Pink spotting after sex. Pregnant?

Get a test!: Pregnancy tests, even over-the-counter ones, are very accurate. Generally, if you conceived more than 14 days ago, the pregnancy test will be positive. There is a chance that you conceived too recently for the test to pick up the low levels of hormone in your system. If you had intercourse less than two weeks ago, then you will need to repeat the test when it has been at least two weeks. ...Read more

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I have had sore, itchy breasts for three months. It's getting worse. Nipples look larger & darker. No rashes. No lumps. Neg hpt. What can cause this?

I have had sore, itchy breasts for three months. It's getting worse. Nipples look larger & darker. No rashes. No lumps. Neg hpt. What can cause this?

Breast evaluation: At age 21 it is highly unlikely that this is a serious condition. You can schedule a visit to have your nipples checked. Weight changes, diet, caffeine intake, ill fitting bras are all causes of nipple itching. There are many nipple creams available at the pharmacy for itching. ...Read more

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After surviving a radical prostatectomy followed by radiation therapy 6 yrs ago I have had an itchy left breast which has at times been weepy. Psa. 4?

After surviving a radical prostatectomy followed by radiation therapy 6 yrs ago I have had an itchy left breast which has at times been weepy. Psa. 4?

The common cause: Of 'breast' enlargement, discharge would be hormone management: Bicalutamide is highest. You need an exam. The fact that you have a single > 0.1 psa worries me. Get another. The breast issue is unlikely to be cancer related; however you need an exam, and a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is itchy breasts one of the symptoms of monthly periods?

Some females may: Experience some itching if they retain fluid in their breast tissues. ...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