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Dime sized hard, red, itchy, painful lump on left breast next to nipple. Has drained some pus and bloody/pus. Cancerous, abscess or something else?

Dime sized hard, red, itchy, painful lump on left breast next to nipple. Has drained some pus and bloody/pus. Cancerous, abscess or something else?

See a doctor: Cannot tell here what you nay have. It may be as simple as an infection that needs antibiotics. Needs a physical exam. Will need mammogram once the acute inflammation resolves. See a doctor asap. ...Read more

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For a while now randomly my left breast becomes itchy? I don't know what it could be

For a while now randomly my left breast becomes itchy? I don't know what it could be

Breast "itchy": The skin on and around the nipple area (areola) is sensitive, and loose clothing or a loose fitting bra can irritate one side or the other with movement (exercise). Try some "over the counter" cortisone ointment to the affected area. If this is not working, see your healthcare provider for a stronger remedy. ...Read more

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I have small scratch on my left breast on areola is itchy when touch ?

I have small  scratch on my left breast on areola is itchy when touch ?

Inflammation: The differential diagnosis (e.g. list of possibilities) is vast. Many times, such changes are reactive (e.g. irritation caused by inflammatory changes as the tissue heals from itching/scratching). However, depending on how long this has been going on, other--more sinister changes--can also be in the differential (e.g. Paget's disease). If supportive measures fail, get this checked out. ...Read more

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I have a red -pink patch on my left breast that comes and goes. It s not itchy and it's flat. What can it be?

I have a red -pink patch on my left breast that comes and goes. It s not itchy and it's flat. What can it be?

See your doctor: I would see your doctor when the patch is present to have it evaluated, maybe even biopsied. Also, the doctor may be able to give you a treatment to stop this from happening. ...Read more

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36 yr old female, ovulating, itchy left breast and small amount of cloudy discharge.. ok or not?

36 yr old female, ovulating, itchy left breast and small amount of cloudy discharge.. ok or not?

Needs Evaluation: A breast discharge that is only on one side and is itchy needs evaluation. You should see your GYN. Most of the time it turns out to be ok but since 1 in 8 women get breast cancer, its best be seen, examined and get some breast imaging before sounding the "all-clear." ...Read more

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The areola on my left breast has been very itchy off and on for like a month now what could it be?

The areola on my left breast has been very itchy off and on for like a month now what could it be?

Many possibilities: While an exam would be helpful you might see what an over the counter antifungal does. Use at least twice a day for several days to see what happens. Dryness alone could be the cause. ...Read more

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I have a pink splotch about the size of an eraser head on the side of my left breast. Not itchy or scaly looking. Should I be concerned?

I have a pink splotch about the size of an eraser head on the side of my left breast. Not itchy or scaly looking. Should I be concerned?

Get eval: Concern yourself only in that you have an undiagnosed rash of some kind on your breast. Does not sound to be a severe issue form your description, however, any new rash/lesion needs to be evaluated to get a proper diagnosis and assure it is not problematic. Best wishes. ...Read more