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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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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Breast Cancer (Definition)

Breast cancer results when glandular cells lining the milk ducts and lobules of the human breast begin to grow in an unregulated manner. The growth occurs initially inside the ducts but eventually breaks outside into the breast tissue and ultimately spreads both to the lymph nodes in the armpit and via the bloodstream to other parts of the body. Because of the promoting affect of estrogen almost all breast cancer occurs in women and is a rarity in men. The unregulated growth is due to both inherited and acquired genetic defects. It is the most common malignancy in women but it often curable if found early and treated effectively with surgery, hormonal therapy, chemotherapy and targeted therapy, or a combination thereof. Early detection before the malignancy becomes large enough to be felt depends on mammography/sonography and MRI imaging of the breast ...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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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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Can breast cancer look like a pimple?

Can breast cancer look like a pimple?

Not usually: There are a number of different types of breast cancers and they can have different appearences including a generalized inflamation of the breast -- like a bad rash or sunburn. If the pimple is limited to the skin and not connected to a deeper mass it is unlikely to be anything other than just a pimple. How big is this pimple? If it does not resolve in a week or 2 have an md look at it. ...Read more

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43F. Woke up with pimple like spot on right breast. Has a white head that I popped. Hurts just a bit. Just one pimple. Breast cancer?

43F. Woke up with pimple like spot on  right breast. Has a white head that I popped. Hurts just a bit.  Just one pimple.  Breast cancer?

Probable cyst: Sounds like pimple was in the skin of the breast and not arising within breast tissue. It is not uncommon to have lesions arise in the skin of the breast. Other than for some rare inflammatory tumors, the cyst like growths are usually sebaceous in origin and have what appears to be a whitehead which when poped may relaease some sebaceous material. ...Read more

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I hav pimple like bump on my left breast n its bin there 4 3years i had no problem but 2day it was hurting n i waited n popped it. Is it breast cancer?

I hav pimple like bump on my left breast n its bin there 4 3years i had no problem but 2day it was hurting n i waited n popped it. Is it breast cancer?

No: Some skin lesions on the breast can be cancer, but these usually happen to older patients and they have nothing to "pop". This is probably a small skin lesion, often called an inclusion cyst. They can get infected or irritated. It may come back but a surgeon can easily remove it if it does. ...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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Nipple droop is symptom of breast cancer?

Nipple droop is symptom of breast cancer?

No.: Usually nipple retraction is more concerning. On the other hand, any change in your nipple, especially if not symmetrical to the other side, should be worked up. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more