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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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I have a red sore spot on KY left breast tried to open it nothing came out what can I do?

I have a red sore spot on KY left breast tried to open it nothing came out what can I do?

See your doctor: A red sore spot on your breast can have many causes and you may have increased the risk of infection by trying to open it yourself. See your PCP, gynecologist, or an urgent care clinic to have it evaluated and treated. Hope this helps and you feel better fast. ...Read more

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I noticed a small red sore that looked like a scab on my right breast is this something to worry about?

I noticed a small red sore that looked like a scab on my right breast is this something to worry about?

Probably not.: If it goes away in a week or two and does not return, it is likely nothing. Any sore that does not heal or keeps coming back, though, needs to be checked out. Avoid fragrances and harsh soaps and detergents and all fabric softeners, which are hard on the skin, especially where clothing fits snugly. If you have signs of infection (redness, pus, pain,warmth or fever), get checked ASAP. ...Read more