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Doctor insights on: Skin Neoplasm On Breast

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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

Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more


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Malignant neoplasm of the breast which spread to the lung. The lung cancer is what type?

Malignant neoplasm of the breast which spread to the lung. The lung cancer is what type?

Same: With metastasis the distant lesion usually is the same histology -pathology as the primary.
So breast adenocarcinomas will be the cell type in the chest- lung in the case cited. ...Read more

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My mother 65 years old, went to the dr. For breast lump. After mamo, u/sound she did neddle biopsy. Report shows the 'papillary neoplasm'. What is it?

My mother 65 years old, went to the dr. For breast lump. After mamo, u/sound she did neddle biopsy. Report shows the 'papillary neoplasm'. What is it?

Excision Needed: "Papillary neoplasm" encompasses both benign, pre-cancerous, or malignant lesions, depending on the underlying pathology seen in the entire specimen. Therefore, a needle biopsy is insufficient for diagnosis; excision is necessary. ...Read more

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What rids the dark dry skin between my breast?

What rids the dark dry skin between my breast?

See a doctor: I imagine that if you are seeking medical attention for dry skin, that you have already tried moisturizers. If the dry skin is still there despite your use of moisturizers, it is possible that you have a medical condition that warrants an examination from a doctor. ...Read more

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What do you that mean dry skin around your breast?

What do you that mean dry skin around your breast?

Fungal?: Try lotrimin (clotrimazole) cream for 4 weeks every day, the bra and heat can cause itchy areas of skin that can be a fungal infection. Not cancer at ur age. ...Read more

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Hi I am ayesha i have white head on my hold breast?

Hi I am ayesha i have white head on my hold breast?

Acne: This is most likely an acne. You may extract it which may lead to a scar or just let it heal on its own. ...Read more

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Darker breast skin under the areola? Any way to lighten it?

Darker breast skin under the areola?  Any way to lighten it?

Tretinoin: Results will vary but retinoids used for acne such as retin a (tretinoin) differin etc will gradually peel skin and lighten dark area. This does peel and it is drying. Use every other day if necessary. ...Read more

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I'm worried about a brown spot on breast skin. What do I do?

See a Dermatologist: Please, please, please. If you have a changing brown spot anywhere on your skin, please have a professional look at it. It may save your life. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have dry and dead skin on your breast?

What does it mean when you have dry and dead skin on your breast?

May have: You may have seborrheic dermatitis but please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options because there are other diseases that can cause scaling on your breast area. ...Read more

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Do breasts get bigger and skin more clear after taking birth control?

Do breasts get bigger and skin more clear after taking birth control?

Breast size on BCP's: You breast size and acne will depend upon the rato and the kinds of estrogen and Progesterone either natural or synetheic in the particular bcp that you're using. ...Read more

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I have dark on my skin in between my breast, what can I use to whiten them?

I have dark on my skin in between my breast, what can I use to whiten them?

Don't know cause: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Breast fungus may develop under the breasts or in the cleavage. It can cause the skin to become dark, lead to itching, redness and musty odor. ...Read more

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I have dark, dry skin between my breasts. Could this be a symptom of hypothyroidism?

I have dark, dry skin between my breasts. Could this be a symptom of hypothyroidism?

Yes: Yes you may have acanthosis nigricans which can be associated with many endocrine disorders including hypothyroidism. See your doctor to find out. ...Read more

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I'm 27 and have always been slim, last year the skin under my breast became saggy? Why?

I'm 27 and have always been slim, last year the skin under my breast became saggy? Why?

Skin dryness: First of all, you can check the skin under the breasts. Skin can get irritated by wired bra or tight under-ware. If it is the case, you can treat the dry skin first with aquaphor or Hydrocortisone 1 %. Others wise, it can be a normal aging process. You can use a bio oil or vitiamin e oil to massage your skin ...Read more

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I have had a small looking black head under my breast for a while, it is now a knot, what should I do?

I have had a small looking black head under my breast for a while, it is now a knot, what should I do?

Keratin plug: A black keratin plug is from an underlying epidermal cyst and is not serious. It can be easily removed surgically. ...Read more

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Was diagnosed with yeast infect under breasts. Prescribed ketoconazole, how long before skin looks normal again?

If: You keep clean, bath and allow them to stay dry, a few weeks. Moisture, sweating and bacteria are the enemy. ...Read more

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What if one of your breast hurts and then later on other breast hurts. And what if your whole body hurts including parts of head.?

What if one of your breast hurts and then later on other breast hurts. And what if your whole body hurts including parts of head.?

Vit E, Primrose Oil: Breast pain is typically due to fibrocystic changes in the breast. It can typically be helped by no smoking, no caffeine, and taking ibuprofen in times of bad pain. If this is frequent problem Vitamin E 800 IU and Primrose oil 2000 mg can be taken daily to help. Pain all over your body could be a sign of another problem like fibromyalgia. ...Read more

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I have dark patches on my skin some are circles they appear in clusters underarms and under the breast on the ribs and back. What is it?

Too much insulin?: A doctor will need to see your skin problem to confirm this, but your description sounds like acanthosis nigricans. This usually means your body is not responding well to insulin, and may be diabetic or pre-diabetic. Losing weight can help this skin condition, and reduce your chances of developing diabetes, or at least postpone it. ...Read more

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I have reddish skin on both my breasts no heat no swelling no pain and no node swelling just the patches I am 30 with very large breasts?

I have reddish skin on both my breasts no heat no swelling no pain and no node swelling just the patches I am 30 with very large breasts?

Redish skin obreast.: If it is under your breast and the breasts are large, it could be intertrigo, a fungal infection due to moisture under the breasts. Show it to your doctor to get the cream prescribed for it. ...Read more

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I have what I've been told to be Hidradenitis Suppuravita between my breasts; many laser surgeries not much help. Is a skin flap here a bad idea?

I have what I've been told to be Hidradenitis Suppuravita between my breasts; many laser surgeries not much help. Is a skin flap here a bad idea?

Recur/hidad/ Txs?: Might also consider SRT radiation proton therapy to area. Best to see Radiation Oncologist for consult. ...Read more

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Lose skin after weight lost . I have lost from 87 kg to 52 kg in a year . I have lose skin in my breasts, abdomen and thighs am 25 years old?

Loose skin: Congratulations on your weight loss! Loose skin will not go away with exercise or more weight loss. Instead, it needs to be removed surgically. See a surgeon who is certified by the american board of plastic surgery. ...Read more

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Breast reduction2weeks ago, had my dressings off today, on the inner part of breast along the bottom incision slight fold of skin, will it go in time?

Most likely: It takes any scars up to 6 months to heal, especially when there is tension on the area. It is too soon to say if it will be to your satisfaction. Discuss it with your surgeon. ...Read more