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.My mum had breast cancer at 35.My aunty had cervical cancer early 30s she had it 3 times.I have got pimple with fluid and lump under the nipple sore?

.My mum had breast cancer at 35.My aunty had cervical cancer early 30s she had it 3 times.I have got pimple with fluid and lump under the nipple sore?

Go to see MD: You should see your doctor to get yourself checked. Mammogram an ultrasound of the breast likely be needed to further evaluate the breast lump. It may be a cyst/fibrocystic disease of the breast- however due to your significant history of cancer in the family- it is definitely needed to be checked. Also discuss with your mother - the need for her to get a genetic testing for brca 1 and 2. ...Read more

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Breast Cancer (Definition)

The breast is both a male and female organ. However its main function is in the delivery of milk to the newborn. Breast cancer occurs 95% of the time in women and 5% of the time in men. It is treated the same regardless of which sex it appears in. It comes in two forms invasive and non-invasive; distinction is important as ...Read more


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Multiple pimple different sizes 1-3 CM together on the infra scapula reg. Of patient has metastatic breast cancer , could be related to cancer ?

Possibly: Hash the bast and safest thing to do is seek out a board certified dermatologist. These may be simple pimples, a sign of immune changes or others. If possible and they look like a cancer then a simple biopsy would give you all the answers. ...Read more

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Small pimple around exterior rectum doesn't seem like hemorrhoid and I have metastaic breast cancer so i'm scared!

Small pimple around exterior rectum doesn't seem like hemorrhoid and I have metastaic breast cancer so i'm scared!

See doctor: Your health care provider needs to examine you and then decide the next step. Perhaps consult a general or colorectal surgeon. It is unclear what this represents at this time. ...Read more

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I'm taking diane-35 for acne but i'm worried about side effects, can it really cause breast cancer? And do you recommend this pill overall?

I'm taking diane-35  for acne but i'm worried about side effects, can it really cause breast cancer? And do you recommend this pill overall?

OCPs and Acne: I always offer ocps (oral contraceptive pills) as therapy for women with acne. There is always risk with any medicine, but i don't think ocps cause breast cancer. If you have family risk, you should consult with your doctor before taking it. ...Read more

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My nipples are cracking during feeding. Is this breast cancer?

My nipples are cracking during feeding. Is this breast cancer?

An eczema- like rash: That persists after a few wks should be biopsies but it sounds like chapping. ...Read more

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My nipples itch a lot is it normal or is it a form of breast cancer?

My nipples itch a lot is it normal or is it a form of breast cancer?

Soap, lotion, or...: Are you using a new soap, lotion or powder? A new bra? All of these things can cause irritation to the nipple. Do you have a rash along with the itching? If so, then you need to see your doctor. There is a rare form of cancer called paget's that can occur without a mass but a rash. You may need to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Acne (Definition)

A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more


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Cancer (Definition)

An uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion and metastases is what cancer is defined as. It produced abnormal growth of cells which acquire destructive properties causing serious threat to host's life, unless it can be removed or destroyed by ...Read more


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