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Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...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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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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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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I've been experiencing sore and itchy breasts for a week or so and now have a red pin prick rash on one of my breasts can anybody help please?

I've been experiencing sore and itchy breasts for a week or so and now have a red pin prick rash on one of my breasts can anybody help please?

Hydrocortisone cream: I would first try a Hydrocortisone cream for a week followed by a review of all oral and topical medications or creams used as well as avoidance of sun exposure. If this does not improve in 7-10 days, I would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I'm 33 weeks pregnant and have very itchy breasts with a white head spots like rash in the cleverage what could this be please?

I'm 33 weeks pregnant and have very itchy breasts with a white head spots like rash in the cleverage what could this be please?

Fungal?: Due to the likely large size of your breasts and increased metabolism you may be experiencing increased sweating or warmth between te breasts with tissue macerarion and possibly a yeast infection. You shoul discuss with your gynecologist and keep the area clean and dry. ...Read more

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Itchy breasts painful and found a lump?

Itchy breasts painful and found a lump?

Probably all is fine: Itching breasts are usually due to a skin or nerve condition and not breast cancer. Many young women have fibrocystic lumps that aren't worrisome. But the situation should be discussed with a doctor who can take more history and examine your breasts. ...Read more

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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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Really badly itchy breasts! Breastfeeding for 4 months?

Really badly itchy breasts! Breastfeeding for 4 months?

Hormone or reaction: It could be a simple allergic reaction to the bro, T shirt or whatever touching your breast
use Hydrocortisone cream from over the counter and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if it will go away both safe for breast feeding
it could be the hormonal changes women go through after pregnancy or while breast feeding
other wise you need to see a doctor to make the proper diagnosis and give you the proper treatment ...Read more

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I've got dry and very itchy breasts. Any remedies or solutions I can take to help?

I've got dry and very itchy breasts. Any remedies or solutions I can take to help?

Hormone or reaction: It could be a simple allergic reaction to the bro, T shirt or whatever touching your breast
use Hydrocortisone cream from over the counter and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if it will go away
other wise you need to see a doctor to make the proper diagnosis and give you the proper treatment
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What do you suggest if I have dry and very itchy breasts any remedies or solutions I can take to help?

What do you suggest if I have dry and very itchy breasts any remedies or solutions I can take to help?

Hormone or reaction: It could be a simple allergic reaction to the bro, T shirt or whatever touching your breast
use Hydrocortisone cream from over the counter and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if it will go away
other wise you need to see a doctor to make the proper diagnosis and give you the proper treatment
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Can a UTI cause itchy breasts?

Can a UTI cause itchy breasts?

No reason: Unless you are having febrile utis which make you perspire ; perspiration is making your breasts itchy! ...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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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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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

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Hello. I am a 48 yr old female. Have been having a problem with itchy breasts/ nipples for the past 6 to 8 months or so. I'm 48 yrs old with 2 kids/men. (22 and 25 yrs old) itchy nipples and scratching til they are raw and bleed is my problem having som

Hello. I am a 48 yr old female. Have been having a problem with itchy breasts/ nipples for the past 6 to 8 months or so. I'm 48 yrs old with 2 kids/men. (22 and 25 yrs old) itchy nipples and scratching til they are raw and bleed is my problem having som

First: First of all, please be sure that your mammograms are up to date. I would recommend that you see your regular doctor, gynecologist or a breast specialist to have a complete evaluation. Of course if that is negative, then be sure that it is not your bra that may have something irritating in it, or that you haven't used new lotions/creams or laundry detergents. But I do advise that you have a complete breast evaluation by a physician. ...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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Can itchy breasts be a sign of breast cancer?

Can itchy breasts be a sign of breast cancer?

Not usually: Painless lump is the main sign of breast cancer. So look for any lump. Otherwise go see a skin specialist (dermatologist in case the itching is severe or getting worse...It may go away on its own if it is minor probelm. ...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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Postpartum 4weeks now. I've itchy breasts and there are reddish streaks below my left nipple. Is this a normal change after delivery?

Postpartum 4weeks now. I've itchy breasts and there are reddish streaks below my left nipple. Is this a normal change after delivery?

Maybe not: The red streaks could be a sign of a developing infection so you need to have your breasts checked. I am assuming you are breast feeding, so meanwhile it is very important that you continue, and moist heat to the breasts may also be helpful. ...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

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more