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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

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


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I have small red bumps on the tip of my penis they irritate me, i also noticed these pimple like things around the penis head. Also, skin peeling off?

I have small red bumps on the tip of my penis they irritate me, i also noticed these pimple like things around the penis head. Also, skin peeling off?

Need evaluation: You should see your primary care doctor for a complete evaluation and testing if needed. They will be able to provide you with a diagnosis and treatment plan.
An urgent care is also an option if you do not have a primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I have a big bump on my shin similar to a pimple. The skin on it is peeling, and it's tender to the touch. Is this something I should get checked?

I have a big bump on my shin similar to a pimple. The skin on it is peeling, and it's tender to the touch. Is this something I should get checked?

Boils: Yes! Sounds like a boil. Boils are often staph infections. It should be seen. Possible treatments include antibiotics and/or draining the lesion. ...Read more

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I popped a pimple a few days ago then it turned red and I kept picking it then the surrounding skin stared peeling now it burns and hurts and is sore?

I popped a pimple a few days ago then it turned red and I kept picking it then the surrounding skin stared peeling now it burns and hurts and is sore?

Bad idea: One should not pick at a pimple as a more extensive infection can develop. Apply intermittent warm, moist packs to the area of inflammation and apply bacitracin. See a physician if redness and discomfort persists or worsens as antibiotics may be needed. ...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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I have itchy red pimple like welts on my breast that r very sore have had them 2 days really started hurting today tho it really hurts! Help plz?

I have itchy red pimple like welts on my breast that r very sore have had them 2 days really started hurting today tho it really hurts! Help plz?

Possible infection: It is quite possible you have an infection. It needs to be looked at by a physician to determine if is an infection or something else. ...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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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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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

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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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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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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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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 pimply/red bump rash on my inner thighs by groin. Some have whiteheads/blister appear & peeling skin. Mild itch/discomfort. What could be?

I have a pimply/red bump rash on my inner thighs by groin.  Some have whiteheads/blister appear & peeling skin.  Mild itch/discomfort.  What could be?

Friction: This type of eruption may be due to friction near the groin along with heat and moisture. Start be avoiding the wearing of tight jeans or pants. Wear boxer shorts. Try applying a combination corticosteroid and antiyeast cream like mycolog. See your Physician or a dermatologist if the eruption persists or worsens. ...Read more

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I'm 24. Lump in breast that's tender to touch. Usually comes after menestrual cycle in breast with flat nipple. Red, sore and peeling around areola?

I'm 24. Lump in breast that's tender to touch. Usually comes after menestrual cycle in breast with flat nipple. Red, sore and peeling around areola?

Lump mastitis: For your age any signs of infection you should see your GYn or F/d asap especially with lumpy breasts and if confirm infection it should be treated with antibiotics for a coarse and follow up mandatory as if unresponsive it can be serious to rule out remote possibility of inflammatory breast tumor although it is very rare but not impossible. Good luck and see your doctor now ...Read more

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My breast felt very sore, so I looked at it and saw what looked like a whitehead on my areola about an inch from my nipple. Today it is huge and red.

My breast felt very sore, so I looked at it and saw what looked like a whitehead on my areola about an inch from my nipple. Today it is huge and red.

Breast: SInce it has increased in size and is red, this could be an abscess and should be evaluated and treated by a surgeon ...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 a 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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Red dry itch bumps on face witch get hard like a scab and peel also hurt a lot stopped shaving I use acne cream ext. Still, no help what could this be?

Red dry itch bumps on face witch get hard like a scab and peel also hurt a lot stopped shaving I use acne cream ext. Still, no help what could this be?

Facial rash: This could be folliculitis which is infected hair follicles. It could be cystic acne, pimples under the skin. Either of these would best be treated with prescriptions medicines. Try to get checked by a doctor to get the right diagnosis and treatment. Early treatment can help prevent scarring later on. ...Read more