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Sore, red area next to right nipple x2 days. Now one of the veins on rt side of chest is dark purple (extending from my nipple to clavicle). Causes?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine

In brief: Many possibilities

There are many possibilities - an area of redness could indicate a skin infection (cellulitis) or infection of the breast (mastitis).
If this is sore or painful, it's best to have it examined by your doctor.

In brief: Many possibilities

There are many possibilities - an area of redness could indicate a skin infection (cellulitis) or infection of the breast (mastitis).
If this is sore or painful, it's best to have it examined by your doctor.
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