Should I be worried about an infected ingrown hair on my breast?

Abscess. You are obviously worried or would not be asking this question. Go and have this seen and treated. You might first try applying frequent moist heat treatments and see if it will open and drain, but if it becomes red, tender, larger, warm to touch see somebody asap.

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I have jus notice a pimple like red spot under my breast looks like an ingrown hair. Can it be cancerous? How do I differentiate? Worried a little

Not cancer. Pimple like lesion under breast crease usually skin hemangioma. Malignancies here show up as skin basal Ca or squamous Ca. with skin ulceration. Tumors of the breast would show as skin dimpling with a possible underlying mass that would show up on mammo. If concerned have dermatologist exam. Read more...

I have woken up with what looks like a spot on my breast, it hurts to press it and feels like a spot. Could it be an ingrown hair?

It could. Yes, it could. Sudden development of a red painful bump on your skin is usually a small local infection (essentially a pimple that becomes overgrown), of either an oil gland or hair follicle. Your description is vague, but reasons to seek care would be growing of the bump or failure to improve over several days. Certainly fever and chills, also any abnormal breast discharge. Try warm compresses. Read more...

I have ingrown hair under my breast and its just hurts a lot and it becomes very big and then start to brake and bleeds and then go away for couple of?

See PMD for rx. If you have an fiction around the hair follicle then get treatment e.g.bactrcin /Neosprin.When no longer infected you may want to try permanent removal of hair by electrlysis. Read more...

What would ingrown hair on your breast look like?

Like any one. It looks like any ingrown hair. Typically a bump, possibly red, and sometimes you can see the hair turning back to the skin. Read more...

Hi, for about a year I have been getting ingrown hair pimple things on my breasts now I'm starting to get them in my armpits and on tummy what is this?

Avoid shaving, bpo . Ingrown hairs are common. Shaving contributes to ingrown hairs. Avoid shaving or shaving toward the gradient with single bladed disposable razors is best. Wash with benzoyl peroxide containing wash. You may need an antibacterial solution from your dr if it gets worse . Read more...