Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
brown/red spots on breast
I am 43 years old. I have had red spots on my right breast for more then a year. I over heard some girls talking about  the first sign of breast cancer. I would have never thought that. I am also noticing I have a red spot on my left breast and the dark area around the nipple has dark brown spots underneath it. Could you give me some advise?


This discussion is related to Brown spots, sensitivity, and skin wrinkling.
Discussion is closed
Cancel
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
Hi there.

These spots may indeed be a sign of cancer, however, there are more common benign explanations for these.  One is the occurrence of blood clots (hematomas) underneath the skin which can be due to breast trauma, or excessive hormonal stimulation.  Superficial infections such as fungal or bacterial infections can also cause these spots and can be treated with topical antifungals or antibiotics respectively.  Rare causes would include Paget's disease of the breast which can be diagnosed through biopsy.  Since there are a lot of possibilities, I suggest you have this looked at by your doctor for a proper examination.  Imaging studies like mammogram or ultrasound may be warranted if your doctor deems it necessary.  Hope this helps... Regards.
Discussion is closed
Cancel
Comment
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Breast Cancer Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Breast Cancer Answerers
25201 tn?1255584436
Blank
587083 tn?1327123862
Blank
739091 tn?1300669627
Blank
State of Confusion