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?
See your doc. There is a type of breast cancer that can affect the skin. You should alert your doctor as to your symptoms.
Breast cancer can be. Superficial or deep. Can include a mass. Masses that are painless, irregular ; hard are more suggestive of cancer but they can also be tender, painful ; soft. Swelling of breast; thickened, red, skin; non-milky nipple discharge; new retraction of nipple, puckering or irritation of skin or pain ; sometimes swollen lymph nodes under arm(s). Seek med eval if you have suspicious symptoms. Read more...