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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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hv few premenst symp lik pimples, swollen breast, diarhoea.. Even though i missed my period aft unprotcd sex.Do they exist even if im pregnant.
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
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
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
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
I have pimple under my breast it looks like purple but in start spreading nah its all around red?
My 13 year old niece has pimple on her breasts and they itch sometimes is it normal , like hormones and puberty or something else?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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