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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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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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Pimple on breast turn to cancer?

Pimple on breast turn to cancer?

Not likely: But if there are any concerns about a lesion on the breast - please have it medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Often a painful tiny pimple in breast crease line. Very hard& defined if touched. Can't stand to have bra on it.Hurts bad, pic. Included. What is that

Often a painful tiny pimple in breast crease line. Very hard& defined if touched. Can't stand to have bra on it.Hurts bad, pic. Included. What is that

Prprobably: This is probably a cyst but could be a painful tumor. See your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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I am having breast pain and chest pain. And my whole body is very weak because of this pain. I am also having a small puss boil(pimple) inupper breast?

I am having breast pain and chest pain. And my whole body is very weak because of this pain. I am also having a small puss boil(pimple) inupper breast?

Seek Immed Care: You should immediately seek medical care. Either er or personal md (if you have one). This could be a serious problem, and needs immediate attention and care. ...Read more

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What can I do for pimples on breast infection?

If you already have: An infected breast - please seek medical evaluation ; treatment. ...Read more

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Its been two days since i ovulated and now my chest has broken out in pimples, my breasts are sore and itchy and my stomach is bloated?

Its been two days since i ovulated and now my chest has broken out in pimples, my breasts are sore and itchy and my stomach is bloated?

Luteal phase ...: You describe symptoms that can occur in the second half of your menstrual cycle (the luteal phase) after you ovulate or release an egg. Progesterone hormone is made by your ovaries and causes the breakouts, breast tenderness and bloating. Birth control pills may reduce these symptoms if they bother you and you're not trying to conceive. ...Read more

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5 days late, never had intercourse, getting period symptoms like pimples, sore breasts, and light brown/yellowish discharge but still no period. Why?

5 days late, never had intercourse, getting period symptoms like pimples, sore breasts, and light brown/yellowish discharge but still no period. Why?

Anovulatory cycle: Irregular menses are very common in young women. Check out http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/anovulatory_cycle for info re anovulatory cycle as cause of irregular menses. Hormonal birth control pills can be used to regular menses but they don't prevent sexually transmitted diseases. You'll need to make your partners wear condoms each & every time to lower infection risk. ...Read more

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Me and girlfriend having exact symptoms almost at the exact same time. Weight loss. Pimple skin. Breast pain. Lips chapped. Scars heal very slow. Hiv?

Me and girlfriend having exact symptoms almost at the exact same time. Weight loss. Pimple skin. Breast pain. Lips chapped. Scars heal very slow. Hiv?

Get tested: If you think you may have been exposed to HIV don't guess. Get tested. It is important to deal with this before it becomes advanced. There are many causes of the symptoms you described. If you both developed the same symptoms at the same time then the likely answer is an infection or chemical/toxin exposure. Your doctor can help you sort this out. Good luck to you both. ...Read more

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What causes small white pimples under your breasts?

What causes small white pimples under your breasts?

Small skin cysts: The breasts have a certain amount of excess tissue hanging over themselves. At the point where the breast crease is overlapped a condition known as intertrigo can develop where sweat accumulates and small skin irritations and white pimples are noted. This area should be kept very clean and dry. ...Read more

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Pimples between my breasts including a new one which is hard and not movable. What could cause this?

Pimples between my breasts including a new one which is hard and not movable. What could cause this?

Needs doc visit: It might be a sebaceous cyst if it is not painful , which is caused when the duct of the sebaceous gland is blocked. Occasionally it can become infected. If it was another part of body i would not worry but because it between breasts i would get it checked to rule out other breast diseases. ...Read more

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What should I do about ingrown pimple on my breast area?

What should I do about ingrown pimple on my breast area?

Local tretment: Warm compress try not to poke it, that can worsen the infection. If the infection does not improve in 1-2 weeks, or if it recurs frequently, you might want a physician exam. ...Read more

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I have a dry itchy pimple in my breast since 8 months ago?

I have a dry itchy pimple in my breast  since 8 months ago?

Get a diagnosis: You should see a dermatologist to establish a diagnosis via clinical examination or with the use of a biopsy. Pimples do not normally last 8 months and imdomhave concerns about the persistence of the mass. ...Read more

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I have a pimple on my breast that has pus, is this cancerous?

I have a pimple on my breast that has pus, is this cancerous?

Unlikely: This would be an unlikely presentation for breast cancer, particularly at your age. It is most likely just a pimple, an infected cyst, or possibly a small abscess. However, if there is a persistent mass that doesn't go away, excising it might help take care of it as well as rule out some form of cancer. ...Read more

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How to get rid of pimples under the breasts?

How to get rid of pimples under the breasts?

Keep area dry: If you have large breast that can lead to folliculitis, a form of acne. Keep the area clean and dry, wear a support bra and use baby powder to keep it dry. If skin is irritated and red it can be a fungal infection and you should apply an anti-fungal cream or powder. ...Read more

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I have pimple under my breast it looks like purple but in start spreading nah its all around red?

I have pimple under my breast it looks like purple but in start spreading nah its all around red?

Possibly cellulitis: You may have a bacterial infection of the skin if there is a rash spreading. Did you pick the pimple? If the redness doesn't go away see a doctor - you may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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Are pimples on your breast a sign of cancer?

Are pimples on your breast a sign of cancer?

Typically not: Pimples are usually not a sign. Most cancers are either detected during self breast exams as a "lump", or on mammogram when they are too small to feel. One type of breast cancer, Inflammatory breast cancer, CAN present with skin changes called Peau d'orange (dimpling of the skin that looks like an orange peel) It can also cause nipple retraction. If you have these symptoms see your doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have blebs, staph, or just pimples on my breasts?

How do I know if I have blebs, staph, or just pimples on my breasts?

See doctor: Unless you can describe these in greater detail there is no way in which anyone could make a diagnosis without seeing them. Are they red, swollen, tender, warm to touch? Strongly suggest you have your family doctor see these. ...Read more

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I had large pimples between my breast long back, now marks and lumps exist ?

I had large pimples between my breast long back, now marks and lumps exist ?

Pimples: you need to see your primary care physician for evaluation. I don't think this is urgent where you have to go to the emergency department but they need to be evaluated ...Read more