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Dr. Mark Pack Dr. Pack
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Help! there's white spots on my nipples, tender breasts & very painful?

Dr. Mark Pack Dr. Pack
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Help! there's white spots on my nipples, tender breasts & very painful?

See you doctor: Many reasons for tender breasts. The white spots may be cysts. Cysts can be treated, sometimes need excised. Your doctor can guide your treatment. ...Read more

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Pregnant with sore spots on stomache?

Pregnant with sore spots on stomache?

Gastritis?: Heart burn can occur in pregnancy at this stage. Does food affect this? Does a little baking soda in water relieve it? Avoid coffee, tea, mint, chocolate, spicy food and eat 6 small equal meals with good vegetables and see if this helps. ...Read more

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Started with cold sore on cheek, sore on roof of month, feel like sores in throat now painful red dots on tip of my tongue.

Started with cold sore on cheek, sore on roof of month, feel like sores in throat now painful red dots on tip of my tongue.

Could be serious: This sounds like an innocent disease called herpangina from a virus that mostly affects children. And it is possible you have it, if you are exposed to children. However, you are 62. At this age some other more serious things could be happening and I would urge you to see a clinician soon. Meanwhile for comfort you can use warm salt water gargles and Tylenol. Good luck! ...Read more

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7f rash on chest 101fever white patches on swollen tonsils slight sore throat . Light cough.. Could it be strep throat and or what r the symptoms?

7f rash on chest 101fever white patches on swollen tonsils slight sore throat . Light cough.. Could it be strep throat and or what r the symptoms?

Scarlet Fever: A sore red throat with or without white patches, fever, enlarged lymph nodes and fine red sandpaper like rash to the face or trunk is suggestive of Scarlet Fever (strep throat with a rash). Many viral infections can present similarly, so appropriate testing would be warranted prior to treating with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Cramps, constipation, always really tired, itchy nipples and boobs are sore on the sides by armpits, 2 days late. pregnant?

Cramps, constipation, always really tired, itchy nipples and boobs are sore on the sides by armpits, 2 days late. pregnant?

Hard to tell: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more

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Sudden outbreak (3-4 days) of sore spots on tongue, two sores on inside of cheeks, slightly sore throat. Not sexually active. Possible causes?

Sudden outbreak (3-4 days) of sore spots on tongue, two sores on inside of cheeks, slightly sore throat. Not sexually active. Possible causes?

Stomatitis: The first event of cold sores, usually due to the family of herpes, in adults can be more symptomatic, more sores and more painful. You don't seem to have so many of them so it may not be primary event but observe and don't let yourself get dehydrated due to pain on swallowing, see your doctor when you can for proper treatment. ...Read more

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Small cluster of white/yellow bumps on lower lip. No pain/discomfort. Started as a cluster of red bumps on Saturday, February 14. Cold sore or pimple?

Small cluster of white/yellow bumps on lower lip. No pain/discomfort. Started as a cluster of red bumps on Saturday, February 14. Cold sore or pimple?

Cluster sounds like: herpes, there should be pain, itching or some kind of symptom with the blisters. I would see derm right away to confirm diagnosis and get meds to treat, prevent or shorten course. hope that helps ...Read more

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Symptoms of shingles. Are they blisters on red spot?

Symptoms of shingles. Are they blisters on red spot?

In a pattern: They are groups of painful blisters on a red base, in a linear distribution from one location on the back or neck, extending around the torso or neck (or face) to the body's midline in front. If there is more than one narrow band of blisters, or if the blisters extend past the midline either in front or in back, it's not shingles. ...Read more

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What could cause sore legs, sore throat, and a rash on chest?

What could cause sore legs, sore throat, and a rash on chest?

Many possibilities: See a doctor. This combination of symptoms should be evaluated and treated if necessary. ...Read more

Dr. Jacob Tal Dr. Tal
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Sore and sensitive nipples on my periods. Any help?

Dr. Jacob Tal Dr. Tal
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Sore and sensitive nipples on my periods. Any help?

Sore nipples: I agree with dr goodman. Sometimes adding some evening primrose oil ( it comes in capsules) may help as well. Depending on the patient's age , regular check ups and mammography as ordered by the physician, would be in order. ...Read more

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Sore throat immediately after sex. Chills and very tired. Also noticed tiny red dots (like a rash) on vulva.. STD??

Sore throat immediately after sex. Chills and very tired. Also noticed tiny red dots (like a rash) on vulva.. STD??

Allergy: An allergy to semen is possible. If you are engaging in oral sex, that could explain the sore throat. Allergic reactions can cause fatigue. The vulvar rash would also be allergic. Please see your primary care provider. ...Read more

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Persistant sore throat, tender lymph nodes, red spots on tongue. What is all that?

Persistant sore throat, tender lymph nodes, red spots on tongue. What is all that?

That's a need for MD: This may be streptococcal, but best solution would be to have this examined by a professional (family doctor), and throat cultured and assessed. ...Read more

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Pin prick dots (not raised) on back of hand, chills, fatigue, spots are slightly sore and itchy ?

Pin prick dots (not raised) on back of hand, chills, fatigue, spots are slightly sore and itchy ?

See a doctor: These appear to be in some manner connected to your current illness and without being able to see and examine them and to correlate these with other findings it is impossible to make diagnoses over the internet. ...Read more

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I have itchy rashes on the face and hands with fever, sore throat, and red conjunctiva. What could this be?

I have itchy rashes on the face and hands with fever, sore throat, and red conjunctiva. What could this be?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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My left breast near my armpit is sore to touch with lumps. No fever, redness or flu symptoms. Is it mastitis? I breastfeed

My left breast near my armpit is sore to touch with lumps. No fever, redness or flu symptoms. Is it mastitis? I breastfeed

Mastitis: It could be mastitis. I would continue breastfeeding and seek evaluation with a physician. If it is an early mastitis, antibiotics will likely be needed. ...Read more

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Im 27 female i have an open sore with redness all around it on my left breast what could this be?

Im 27 female i have an open sore with redness all around it on my left breast what could this be?

Infection...: If you have redness and any sore anywhere on skin - you should be seen by doctor. If this happened on Breast its even more urgent.Possibilities are infected wound, other skin infection, cancer ( although rare in young woman ). You may need antibiotic treatment. But exam needs to be done 1st. Please don't hesitate too long. ...Read more

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My breast has been irritating me. I have all the symptoms of mastitis: red, tender, painful. What should I do?

My breast has been irritating me. I have all the symptoms of mastitis: red, tender, painful. What should I do?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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My daughter has a painless unmovable lump in her right breast. And her breasts are sore, no redness or anything. Should I be worried?

My daughter has a painless unmovable lump in her right breast. And her breasts are sore, no redness or anything. Should I be worried?

Needs evaluation: You should be very reassured that breast cancer in an 11 year old is EXTREMELY UNLIKELY, but any dominant lump in the breast should be evaluated. She should see her doctor or provider for a physical exam, and an ultrasound (no radiation) should be done, It is likely a cyst, and an ultrasound will confirm this. Make an appointment. ...Read more

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I have had nexplanon in my arm for two years now and have had a sudden onset of the following symptoms: dark brown spotting with no bright red blood 3-4 weeks ago and no appetite, tender breasts, fatigue, and hot flashes for the past 1-2 weeks should I w

I have had  nexplanon in my arm for two years now and have had a sudden onset of the following symptoms: dark brown spotting with no bright red blood 3-4 weeks ago and no appetite, tender breasts, fatigue, and hot flashes for the past 1-2 weeks should I w

No worries: It is not unusual to have these irregular hormonal fluctuations with progesterone only devices. It is always good advice to check a urine pregnancy test since that is the reason you are using the Nexplanon in the first place. Once you verify its negative, you know the device is doing its job and so you worry less. ...Read more

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Hi! I'm experiencing a 102 fever, breast tenderness and redness at the sore spot. My sister is an IBCLLC and advised it could be mastitis. ?

Hi! I'm experiencing a 102 fever, breast tenderness and redness at the sore spot. My sister is an IBCLLC and 
advised it could be mastitis. ?

Could be: It is not feasible to provide a more meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If you do not have a doctor, go the emergency room of the nearest hospital. Wish you good health. ...Read more

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I have a red rash just under my breasts. Not sore or itchy but embarrassing. What is it?

I have a red rash just under my breasts. Not sore or itchy but embarrassing.  What is it?

Possible yeast: If it's solid, pink, moist and itchy it is probably yeast, a common infection in large-breasted women. You can try some otv anti fungal creams, those recommended for vaginal yeast infections or athletes foot. If not better within a week see your doc. ...Read more

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My cyst which i think it is, is on my chest not my breast and it got really big red and sore? Can it be more than a cyst?

My cyst which i think it is, is on my chest not my breast and it got really big red and sore? Can it be more than a cyst?

Inclusion Cyst: Inclusion (sebaceous;epidermoid) cysts are very common, arising from a blocked oil gland on the skin. They are prone to infection, at which point they often abruptly increase in size and become red/tender. When infected, they may respond to antibiotics; if not, "i & d" (lancing) is necessary. Once it returns back to baseline, simple excision may be done under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing sore and itchy breasts for a week or so and now have a red pin prick rash on one of my breasts can anybody help please?

Hydrocortisone cream: I would first try a Hydrocortisone cream for a week followed by a review of all oral and topical medications or creams used as well as avoidance of sun exposure. If this does not improve in 7-10 days , i would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have sore ribs on each side of my body, soreness under my breasts but breasts are not sore. Yesterday noticed red patch on left boob help?

I have sore ribs on each side of my body,  soreness under my breasts but breasts  are not sore. Yesterday noticed red patch on left boob help?

I don't think: one complaint has anything to do with the other, Your pain may be due to large breasts! (Is this the case???) The red patch may be due to irritation by your bra????? If you have large breasts surgical reduction should be considered! Hope this helps! DrZ ...Read more

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Sore circular red patch on the side of my breast. Very tender and has remained the same for the last three days. No bite or spot. What could it be?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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Small red sore on breast , picked scab , another on appeared overnight?

Breast sores: Please see your doctor and let her evaluate whether these are concerning. Most superficial skin lesions are not concerning but it needs to be looked at in order to make that decision. ...Read more

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