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Light Brown Spots On Breast
I have these weird light brown spots under the breasts and on the upper stomach and neck. What could they be and how do I get rid of them?
Fungal infection: More than likely you have a superficial fungal infection called tinea versicolor. Treat with otc antifungal creams such as lotrimin or micatin (miconazole) twice daily for four weeks then retreat one day a month to keep it from recurring. If this does not work see your dermatologist. ...Read more
I have 3 flat light brown spots on my left breast and they don't itch or anything but the colors seem to darken as time passes, what is it from?
See your doctor: Anything pigmented like that should be directly observed by a doctor. ...Read more
OK...: It is ok and normal. But watch for change in color, margins and size... ...Read more
No: Monitor, and have these checked at your next doctor/health appointment. I presume these are spots on the skin of your left breast, are small, and otherwise not causing you any symptoms. However, if these grow rapidly, cause pain, irritation, discharge, bleeding, then these should be evaluated qucikly. ...Read more
Small light brown spots, almost scab like but not scabs, on breasts and nipples. They have been coming for months and don't go away.
Sounds like seborrhe: Ic keratoses. These are benign and can be burned off if you desire, see derm to be sure ...Read more
Hii, I have multiple brown spots on my breasts.
Though it is not painful or itchy in any way.
Nor any lumps are there.
Could it be cancer?
May be inclusion cys: This could be inclusion cysts but for your safety see a dermatolgist for a general skin check ...Read more
Recently I have noticed 2 different areas of small brown spots on my right breast, they are very itchy but do not hurt at all.
See your doctor: Can't say what this is without seeing it. See your doctor and get it checked. ...Read more
See Your Doctor: Your description suggests possible Tinea Versicolor, a superficial skin infection caused by a type of yeast. Although considered benign normal skin flora, warm & humid conditions, immunosuppression, & more can cause it to invade. Causes dark skin patches; can itch. Treatment: topical or oral meds. Visual inspection is required with skin lesions. See your doctor for correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
Hi I have two small brown spots on each of my breasts. I wanted to know if it was something I should be worried about.
I have brown spots that have spread between my breasts and underneath them as well. Never had this before until a few months ago. Please help!
Seborrheic Keratosis: A seborrheic keratosis usually appears as a brown, black or pale growth on the face, chest, shoulders or back. The growth has a waxy, scaly, slightly elevated appearance. Occasionally, it appears singly, but multiple growths are more common. Seborrheic keratoses don't become cancerous, but they can look like skin cancer. ...Read more
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
I have brown spots all in between by breast! Should I be concerned? And should I go see a doctor imeditally? They hurt and itch
Brown spots on breasts can be squeezed like a pimple and hard stuff comes out of it is it skin cancer??
Doubtful: Sounds like sebaceous cysts based on your description but you should seek further evaluation. Typical skin cancers do not produce secretions. ...Read more
Brown spots on breasts can be squeezed like a pimple and hard stuff comes out of it is it skin cancer or normal??
6 weeks postpartum I have brown spots all over my breasts and darkn brown on belly button what is this and when will it go away I'm caucasian btw
Hyperpigmentation: Many women will experience darkening of the skin, usually around the nipples, abdomen, forehead, upper lip and cheeks. It is from the increased hormones with pregnancy; some women will even develop these symptoms from birth control pills. It usually goes away eventually. Use sunscreen in the meantime to avoid further darkening. ...Read more
I have pcos and noticed a dark brown spot between my breast spreading more how can I get rid of this? Also, on my neck
Hard to get rid of: Google "acanthosis nigricans." controlling your weight and blood sugar can help stop the discoloration from spreading, but any attempts to eliminate the hyperpigmentation you already have will require a prescription or a procedure. Maybe a good dermatologist could help. ...Read more
I was 6 days late for my period. I been spotting for the last 4days on and off and today is day 4 and now it's brown spots. Very sore breast?
What causes : rapid appearance of brown spots on nose, under eyes, forehead. Feet cold and turn purple, sore breasts, acid reflux, popping joints?
See your doctor: You have too many conditions happening at the same time to be able to address them here, without having a physical examination done by your doctor. It sounds like it's time to be seen for your annual physical, and to address these concerns with her/him. After the exam, s/he will know what other tests to order. You may want to have your vitamin d3, and micronutrient level checked as well. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: Your description could represent many diagnoses.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have small brown spots on my chest. They started appearing after college. How to prevent the future ones? How to get rid of the ones I have?
Need to see spots: Would really need to see the rash to give advice. You can upload images of your rash as well as the history of your present problem with an online consultation here at Health Tap Several images of the involved areas in sharp focus and including closeups and wide angle would be helpful. If you choose an INBOX consultation you need to make yourself available to answer doctors questions. ...Read more
Caucasian xx. Light brown spots on chest and shoulders, irregular, itchy from water or sweat. Had them 20 years. Now on my back and neck. Otc trtmts?
Spots for 20y: After 20 years, you want to treat them? You need a diagnosis first. Go see a dermatologist to see what you have! ...Read more
Moles: Hi luis! There are a few reasons for brown spots. Simple moles are very common and can increase in number with age and sun exposure. That is usually the reason in young people, and other causes occur in older adults. If there is a mole which is larger, darker, growing in size, or multicolored then you should visit your primary physician or dermatologist. ...Read more