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Doctor insights on: Severe Breast Skin Orange Peel Texture

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Could a neoplasm of uncertain behavior on skin of breast be cancer? I have to do biopsy frm EACH breast and one has skin changes like orange peel skin

Could a neoplasm of uncertain behavior on skin of breast be cancer? I have to do biopsy frm EACH breast and one has skin changes like orange peel skin

Yes, it is possible: Breast cancer can show up on the skin surface especially if it is locally advanced and has been present for sometime. But the biopsy of the tumor/ skin nodules will provide the final answer. ...Read more

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I have 2large hard lumps in my breast my nipple has inverted and has an orange peel look I also have 3 smaller lumps in armpit what is this?

I have 2large hard lumps in my breast my nipple has inverted and has an orange peel look I also have 3 smaller lumps in armpit what is this?

You need a Physical: A physical examination by your doctor is necessary for you to do right away. From what you described, it could be breast cancer. But only a medical exam can help you sort this out. So do not delay seeking medical consultation. ..Asap. ...Read more

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I have lumps on my breast. They are raised, swollen, very itchy and look like orange peel. Is it hives? 1 on my nipple but I have 3 other smaller ones.

I have lumps on my breast. They are raised, swollen, very itchy and look like orange peel. Is it hives? 1 on my nipple but I have 3 other smaller ones.

Get evaluated: You need to have this checked. It may just be some inflammation at your age, but we never take any chances with breast abnormalities. ...Read more

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Between my breast my skin looks like its cracking. Its dry and its peeling. And it's dark. Can you tell what that is?

Between my breast my skin looks like its cracking. Its dry and its peeling. And it's dark. Can you tell what that is?

Reaction: This could be a reaction to chronic skin irritation from your bra. A dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you for this problem. ...Read more

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Skin between breasts peeling, what's wrong?

Skin between breasts peeling, what's wrong?

Sorry, can't: Diagnose this site unseen. Recommend dermatological assessment to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Why is the skin on my left breast peeling?

Why is the skin on my left breast peeling?

Zeros is: Dry skin is common in the winter. Is there any reddens or oozing or a persistent rash? Start with a thick emollient like cerebellum cream or aquaphor ointment. If it does not improve see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why is the skin between my breasts peeling?

Intertrigo?: One common cause of redness and peeling is a condition called intertrigo, which is an inflammation of the body folds, in warm, moist areas. The main treatment is to keep the area as dry as possible. ...Read more

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I have peeling skin on my breast. It doesn't itch & I have like discoloration patches on my chest?

I have peeling skin on my breast. It doesn't itch & I have like discoloration patches on my chest?

Peeling: Eczema or eczematoid dermatitis may occur on the breast surface. Perhaps there is some reaction from your bra material. If cortisone type cream doesn't clear the rash, consult your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dark patch of skin with dry, peeling borders under right breast, no itch, no redness, left breast clear. Could it be winter dryness on right breast?

Winter dry skin: dry skin will oftne occur in areas that have moisture, like under breasts. Try alternating moisturizer and drying agent like talc ...Read more

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I have a large lump in my breast it's been there for close to 3 weeks and is only getting worse, I've had 3 rounds of antibiotics, my skin is peeling.

I have a large lump in my breast it's been there for close to 3 weeks and is only getting worse, I've had 3 rounds of antibiotics, my skin is peeling.

Infection/mass: You must be seen and examined immediately: this may be an abscess or a breast mass which requires surgery. You will need a breast ultrasound and a mammogram as well as a surgical consultation. ...Read more

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My skin is peeling from under my breast and looks like a rash I wanted to know what type of ointment to put on or should I seek my doctor?

Rash could be fungus: This could be a fungal or yeast infection in a warm, moist, area of constant skin-skin contact and irritation. Or it could be a simple heat rash or mechanical irritation. You can safely try topical lotrimin (clotrimazole) (over-the-counter), which will work great if it is fungal, and do no harm if it is not. Otherwise, if it doesn't respond to lotrimin (clotrimazole), treat this like heat or diaper rash. Good luck! Dr. Tholen. ...Read more

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Why is the skin in between my butt cheeks peeling? I recently started working out more (3 miles a day) and I live in a hot Southern California city of 90-100 degrees in Oct., and I had a yeast infection under my breasts and my butt. The yeast infection ha

Why is the skin in between my butt cheeks peeling? I recently started working out more (3 miles a day) and I live in a hot Southern California city of 90-100 degrees in Oct., and I had a yeast infection under my breasts and my butt. The yeast infection ha

Intertrigo: "Yeast infection" is not a true infection. There may be a proliferation of yeasts as well as other microorganisms, but the basic situation is sweating and chaffing. Anti inflammatory such as hydrocortisone + azole such as miconazole cream are very effective therapy in addition to ventilation and a shower. Avoid scrubbing. ...Read more

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Dry&flaky w/ scab on left nipple and easy to peel nipple skin. I don't usually moisturize my breast. Could this be symptom of something seriouse?

Breast rash?: 5his is a very important question, because there are a plethora of serious maladies which could be causing this, and numerous less-than-dangerous ones. You need to see a dermatologist, because some reactions in peri-areolar (around the nipple) skin can be very serious. PLEASE GO SEE A DERMATOLOGIST as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Are these symptoms exclusive to breast cancer- darkening, pain, and skin peeling of the area where the lump is? If not, what could it be?

Are these symptoms exclusive to breast cancer- darkening, pain, and skin peeling of the area where the lump is? If not, what could it be?

Abscess: This could be a breast abscess. Overlying skin changes may become evident as the abscess matures. An examination and ultrasound with your doctor can solidify the diagnosis and rule out an atypical breast cancer. ...Read more

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I have dry peeling skin on my right breast. Very little on left breast as well, mostly around my areola. Could it be dry skin? No itching no redness.

I have dry peeling skin on my right breast. Very little on left breast as well, mostly around my areola. Could it be dry skin? No itching no redness.

Probably: This probably is a case of dry skin. This might be caused by friction from exercise (especially runners) soaps, hot showers, hot baths - basically anything that can strip away the oils that keep our skin from drying and peeling. If it doesn't improve with a skin moisturizer, it is best to see your Dr to determine why. ...Read more

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Got a fairly severe sunburn, it started to peel & I peeled some skin prematurely. Now I have tiny, white spots covering my chest. Are these permanent?

Got a fairly severe sunburn, it started to peel & I peeled some skin prematurely. Now I have tiny, white spots covering my chest. Are these permanent?

No if care immediat: Sunburns are different types and not all people equal. The darker the skin type 6 are less prone and type one with least melanin pigment get the worst. Peeling is a natural hpmeostasis mechanics trying to get rid of dead epithelial cells and build new. I recommend keep area covered with sterile gauze and use topical antibiotics and silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream. You may need systemic antibiotics. See MD. Now ...Read more

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What causes the skin between toes to itch and peel? The rash is on the tops of my feet as well. It spreads to my arms and chest but much less severe

What causes the skin between toes to itch and peel? The rash is on the tops of my feet as well. It spreads to my arms and chest but much less severe

Fungal infection: Is usually the most common cause of itching/peeling skin between the toes. If it is a fungal infection, it can be spread to other parts of the body like your arms, chest; for example, if you dry your feet with a towel then use on the rest of your body, it is possible to transfer the fungus to the rest of your body. You can try an OTC fungal cream for now and see your doctor if doesn't work. ...Read more

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What is the difference between orange peel skin and cellulite?

Cellulite & Orange: Cellulite generally looks like dimpling of the skin. This is caused by normal bands between the skin and deeper tissues that either shorten, or most commonly, the fat between the skin and deep tissues thicken, causing the dimple. Orange peel skin gets it's appearance from edema or swelling in the skin. The normal skin pores appear larger and deeper. Seen in lymphedema patients sometimes. ...Read more

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My mons-veneris is swollen not red or itchy, but resembles orange peel skin, its very large compared to normal, im over weight and 48?

My mons-veneris is swollen not red or itchy, but resembles orange peel skin, its very large compared to normal, im over weight and 48?

Blocked lymph ducts: This could be due to blocked lymph ducts which could cause fluid accumulation in the area. Obesity could be the underlying cause of this but there is no way for me to tell without an examination. If the swelling gets worse I would recommend seeing a doctor in person. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the difference between orange peel skin and cellulite?

Please help! What is the difference between orange peel skin and cellulite?

Celllulite is looser: Orange peal skin (peau d'orange) has a tighter skin pattern than cellulite. Just take a good look at an actual orange and you will see the tight punctate contours. It can suggest an underlying tumor.

Cellulite creates dimpled irregularities of skin, but the pattern is a looser. It is created by the confined nature of certain fascial attachments to the undersurface of the skin, but with no tumor. ...Read more