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Red Spots On Breast During Pregnancy
I got skin growth under left breast during my pregnancy and its growing. Its now half cm in 2 yrs. Looks uneven. Red, bubbly. Twice in 1 yr itches. Harmful?
When there is friction between to areas of skin you can develop a "skin tag". they are common at the neck, arm pit, groin, and under the breast (particularly with heavier breasts)
They can be easily removed. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Certainly not: Breast cancer almost never presents this way. Some kind of skin problem is far more likely. I would be happy to help you with that if you like. ...Read more
Intertrigo: Intertrigo (intertriginous dermatitis) is an inflammatory condition of skin folds, induced or aggravated by heat, moisture, maceration, friction, and lack of air circulation. Intertrigo frequently is worsened or colonized by infection, which most commonly is candidal but also may be bacterial, fungal, or viral. Intertrigo commonly affects the axilla, perineum, inframammary creases, abdominal folds. ...Read more
Yeast vs Bacteria: Often the red spots/bumps/rash under the breasts is due to excessive moisture accumulation and a resulting infection with either yeast (candida albicans) or bacteria (like staph or strep). Your doctor can easily help you with this. For now, try some ketoconazole 1% otc cream for the yeast and a benzoyl peroxide wash for the bacteria. Get in to see your doctor, they can diagnose the problem. ...Read more
Breast Redness: This depends on a few things. How long have they been there? Are they painful or itchy? Is there a hard area underneath? Where on the breast are they located? If they've only been there a short time, don't hurt or itch, and aren't hard underneath, waiting it out may be appropriate. However, if you're concerned, getting to a doctor that can see the spots is best. ...Read more
I'm getting red spots tiny ones on my breast area armpit and a tiny bit on my back. There's not many but there's quite a few.
I have red spots on on my breast after using heating pad. They are pretty minor one big reddish-purplish spot. Is there anything I can do?
Ref spots: Keep area clean and cool and spots will resolve within 48 hr if you did not burn skin. Consult with us to determine if you need further evaluation. ...Read more
I have a rash on my breast, it is small red spots and is itchy. Also a couple larger red spots at the bottom of my breast. Should I be concerned?
Have they been there days? Wait & see if they go away. Do they itch? Are they blistered? Painful? Could be shingles. Have the spots been there for more than 10 days? Are they spreading? Do you pick at them?
Generally, if a rash resolves in a couple of weeks and you leave it alone, don't worry. If it persists, have an MD check it out. Be honest if you pick or punch the spots. ...Read more
I have red spots on my body at night. They it's terribly and appear on my breasts neck&arms. Help?
No fun!: Skin problems can be a real challenge without actually seeing the rash. In general, rashes are diagnosed based on their size, shape, color and distribution. The age of the patient and their medical history are also very important. In your case, I would be curious to know if you have recently switched to a different laundry soap for your bedding. On the safe side, i'd get it looked at by your doc. ...Read more
I have big itchy red spots on both of my breast. Had it for a few months now and they won't go away. What can I use to make it go away?
See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thotoughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
I have a rash, a lot of flat red spots that seem to meet and merge under my breasts. Spread to back and neck today. Non itchy slightly raised, what do?
These may be: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. These may be several different diseases and you may need a biopsy. ...Read more
My left breast has red spots kinda like whelps right above the areola and it itches really bad. What could this be?
Itchy Breast: Paget's disease of the nipple is a rare form of breast cancer and on the surface, has the same symptoms of nipple eczema: crusty, scaling rash with the sensation of burning and itchiness. It usually occurs on just one nipple, so if the rash on just one nipple persists, it is best to get a thorough exam for the peace of mind. I usually time it with my annual gynecology exam. ...Read more
I have rash, red spots and patchy, not itchy on my upper body mostly breasts, armpits and groin for a week now! Please help?
Rash: In order to give you proper medical advice, a doctor needs to look at your rash, please see your doctor about this. ...Read more
I have these soft red spots that are not itchy nor do they hurt, underneath my breasts, next to my belly button and on my neck. What are they?
Angiomas: It sounds like you have angiomas. They are benign and of no concern. There is no reason to remove them, except for cosmetic appearance. ...Read more
had a rash of red spots under both breasts now that have come and go since last August, they are red, itchy and sore, could this be a fungal rash?
Why do I have these red spots on my stomach, breast, side, and pube area? It started out with just one but now there are more. They don't itch tho.
I have red spots on my upper abdomen. They started between my breasts about 4 months ago and keep moving lower. They itch and itch. They aren't raised.
Red spots: There are many possibilities. You should see your doctor, preferably a dermatologist for evaluation and treatment. It is not possible to diagnose them without seeing them. ...Read more
I have mf lipoma 6 in my breasts. I have 2 new lumps they are firm but bumpy & feel attached close to skin, 3 sm. Red spots same breast no ins. Urgent?
For about a month I have had insane itching on my breast. But recently I found red spots on my breast? What should I do?
I have a group of little red spots on my breast. It sort of resembles a hickey but I know it's not a hickey, should I be worried?
Observe: It can be observed a few days. If it is a blister or the like it will get better on its own. If it progresses then it could be ring worm if it is very round. That needs to be treated. Also think back it you may have bruised it somehow and that again can be observed. ...Read more
I have small dark red spots that all clumped in one area on a breast, it's like the size of a nickle and there is no bumps or pain. What can it be?
Need Dr visit:
This needs to be addressed by a DR visit.
Call and make an apt to be seen in the next week ...Read more
I have little red spots on my skin. Mostly on my breasts arms stomache and scalp. They don't hurt. What could they be?
Red spots on breasts they hurt sometimes and sometimes bleed. I don't know what they are please help.?
See a doctor: These need to be examined to be diagnosed. Go see somebody soon. Good luck. ...Read more
I have these red spots on my upper body, breasts, sides, and back some are small others are bigger. Please help?
See your Doctor: This should be evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have 3 oval/diamond red spots that popped up on my back, under breasts, and neck all at 3 different times. What can this be?
Needs to be examined: We can not tell you what it could be from your description. You should have it checked by your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have brownish/ red spots underneath my breasts (on my chest) which do not hurt and aren't particularly raised up but have been there a while?
Possible yeast: The area you describe often stays moist from general sweating and occulsion from your bra, which is a great enviroment for fungal infection, Candia or tinea versicolor or the same fungus that causes athlete's foot. Alternatively, mild inflammation from chronic friction from clothing can result in post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. Try an antifungal cream like clotrimazole. ...Read more
Red spots: Fungus is first thing that comes to mind: either tinea or candida. Fungi like warm, dark, moist areas. Tinea/ringworm can come from pets or contaminated objects (gym mats, for example). Otc Lamisil (terbinafine) &/or powdered spray like tinactin/cruex/desenex r usually enough to clear infection, use for at least 1 week after spots disappear since deeper skin layers may still be involved. See doc if not better. ...Read more