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Red pimple like bump on breast. Is it just a pimple?

Red pimple like bump on breast. Is it just a pimple?

Breast bump, pimple?: It is difficult to say, without having a look at it. Start by seeing your pmd. Make an appointment and have it looked at. ...Read more

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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Red pimple like bump on breast. Does it connect to anything?

Red pimple like bump on breast. Does it connect to anything?

Difficult to say.: It's often difficult to diagnose skin issues without seeing them in person. I recommend seeing your doctor for diagnosis and any needed treatment. ...Read more

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I have a pimple-like pea-sized red bump directly between my breasts. It sits under my bra wire and has been here for weeks. What could this be?

I have a pimple-like pea-sized red bump directly between my breasts. It sits under my bra wire and has been here for weeks. What could this be?

RED BUMP ON CHEST: WITHOUT ACTUALLY SEEING THIS RED BUMP, THERE IS NO WAY OF TELLING WHAT IT IS EXACTLY.
IT MAY BE A PLUGGED UP OIL GLAND, LIKE A ZIT, DUE TO PRESSURE ON THE SKIN FROM THE BRA.
IS IT A NEW BRA PERHAPS?
If it persists, see your M.D.
MEANWHILE COMPRESS IT WITH WARM WATER AND APPLY ANY ZIT MEDICINE AT BEDTIME.
CHANGE YOU BRA. ...Read more

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I have a red what looks like a pimple but isn't a pimple bump on my breast. It's veiny around the outside and lighter red in the middle. What is it?

I have a red what looks like a pimple but isn't a pimple bump on my breast. It's veiny around the outside and lighter red in the middle. What is it?

For how long?: Your description doesn't fit the commonly found variants of breast conditions. It could be multiple things. A physical exam by your physician can help determine its significance.
Also, if you are over the age of 40, make sure you have your mammogram.
Best wishes
Dr. M ...Read more

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A couple of days ago I had a pimple like bump on my left breast, went to pop it, wouldn't pop, next day it swelled and red the size of a dime or nicke

A couple of days ago I had a pimple like bump on my left breast, went to pop it, wouldn't pop, next day it swelled and red the size of a dime or nicke

Inflammation: You created local spread and irritation / inflammation by squeezing it when it could not drain externally. Warm compresses should help your body reign it in. May need to see dr for antibiotic if continues to enlarge. ...Read more

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I have a red bump under my right breast if I squeeze it pimple like puss comes out what is it?

I have a red bump under my right breast if I squeeze it pimple like puss comes out what is it?

Maybe a cyst: Sounds like a cyst...Have the lesion checked by your doctor for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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A few weeks ago a pimple like bright red bump appeared on the trunk of my body, left side near my breast sort of on my rib, it left a dark flat lump?

A few weeks ago a pimple like bright red bump appeared on the trunk of my body, left side near my breast sort of on my rib, it left a dark flat lump?

Residual scar: Good day, thank you for your question! It sounds like this might be a residual scar left behind from the pimple. Either way it would be prudent to see your PCP. All the best! ...Read more

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A red pimple-sized bump has grown on my upper abdomen right below my right breast. It's only painful when fabric rubs against it.

A red pimple-sized bump has grown on my upper abdomen right below my right breast. It's only painful when fabric rubs against it.

Need evaluation: Need to be seen and a I and d preformed if needee by your doctor. You can apply neosporin and bandaid til you get to your doctor for meds and or procedure as warranted. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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A cpl of days ago I saw a small pimple like bump on my breast. I popped it & pus came out. It's now red, swollen & larger. Could it be breast cancer?

A cpl of days ago I saw a small pimple like bump on my breast. I popped it & pus came out. It's now red, swollen & larger. Could it be breast cancer?

Unlikely: The adage "common things commonly happen" is true. There are sweat & hair pores on your breast & these can be invaded by skin germs and form an pustule or abscess just like they would on other body surfaces. Healing is promoted by moist heat (improves blood flow) or opening & draining them. Sometimes they require an antibiotic. It is worth a visit but I wouldn't freak about cancer as my first thoght ...Read more

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We just got back from a vacation in the Wi Dells. I noticed that I have a rash on both my sides by my breasts, going toward my back. Raised red bumps?

We just got back from a vacation in the Wi Dells. I noticed that I have a rash on both my sides by my breasts, going toward my back. Raised red bumps?

Swimmer's itch: Due to allergic reaction against microscopic larvae looking for their proper host, which is not you. Self-limited. Best relief from strong prescription steroid cream. Do not take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) unless you want sedation. It won't do much for you, anyway. ...Read more

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Rash on breast spreading these are raised red bumps peeling in middle, as they get bigger a round red border yellow/brown center, only itches when hot?

Rash on breast spreading these are raised red bumps peeling in middle, as they get bigger a round red border yellow/brown center, only itches when hot?

Needs to be seen: Most dermatology questions are best discussed with your doctor because they can see and examine the lesion. I would make an appointment with your family doctor. ...Read more

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About three days ago a bunch of itchy red pimple-like bumps popped up on my face and neck, basically overnight, and some have spread to my chest?

About three days ago a bunch of itchy red pimple-like bumps popped up on my face and neck, basically overnight, and some have spread to my chest?

Need to see rash: An online INBOX text consultation at Health Tap may be helpful. You can upload images of your rash as well as the history of your present problem. You need to be available during the day to reply to any questions your consultant may have. Several images of the involved area in sharp focus and including closeups would be helpful. ...Read more

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I have itchy red pimple-like bumps that itch mostly at night and early morning and their only on my chest and theirs only a little, and on my neck too?

I have itchy red pimple-like bumps that itch mostly at night and early morning and their only on my chest and theirs only a little, and on my neck too?

Hot and bothered!: Are you wearing new, unwashed pajamas. Many times new clothes are treated with chemicals that are skin irritants. The fact that you are breaking out at night and early morning maskesme suspect the clothes. Another possibility is that of a heat rash. If you are sleeping with heavy blankets or your room is hot cool things down a bit. ...Read more

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My chest starts hurting then it's a bit red with red bumps/pimple things on them. Happens sometimes on parts of my face as well?

My chest starts hurting then it's a bit red with red bumps/pimple things on them. Happens sometimes on parts of my face as well?

Hard to say?: We need to get more of a detailed history and physical exam to know this. Are the bumps itchy? Does chest and face flare at the same time? Is this a recurring event? Does anyone in your family have this rash? How long does it last when it flares? These are the kinds of things we need to know. ...Read more

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About a week ago I notice red pimple like bumps all over my chest, waist line, shoulder and neck. The itching is mild and some of them are scaly red cir?

About a week ago I notice red pimple like bumps all over my chest, waist line, shoulder and neck. The itching is mild and some of them are scaly red cir?

Skin: If you started a new medication this could be a reaction. If so contact you doctor about the condition. If not you should drop a dermatologist so they can have a look before you start treating. Treatment would typically involve an ointment with steroid once a diagnosis can be made. In the short term there are several over the counter treatments for itching like cortisone. ...Read more

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I have a pimple like bump on chest brown hole in middle and swollen white then red. Started small and slowly growing and becoming painful.

I have a pimple like bump on chest brown hole in middle and swollen white then red. Started small and slowly growing and becoming painful.

Tricky: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health,
Dermatologic conditions are hard to evaluate without seeing them in person.
But, local infections grow with collections of pus and can cause a variety of color changes. They need specfic treament often with minor surgery. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as std related acne? I woke up with these weird red bumps on my chest and they resemble a pimple but don't pop like a pimple?

Is there such a thing as std related acne? I woke up with these weird red bumps on my chest and they resemble a pimple but don't pop like a pimple?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. If you did not have chicken pox and did not take vaccination for chicken pox, a rash appearing on the chest can be an early sign of chicken pox. ...Read more