The nipple and areola area contain sebaceous and sweat glands like on the face or on any other parts of the body where all sorts of skin problems can occur.When these glands get clogged they could form a pimple like lump.What you should NOT do is squeeze this bump, because you might cause an infection.You may apply warm compresses,use antibacterial soap,apply a little Polysporin and it should go away in a few days.
I don't think that this lump has anything to do with breast cancer,but you should have your doctor take a look at it, particularly if it becomes inflamed,larger or doesn't go away soon okay?
Take care ...
thank you for responding. well there is no redness anywhere around it at all, just this little white soft dot bump. i will apply the stuff and hopefully it will go away.
does neosporin work like polysporin becuase I do not have polysporin right now and the closest thing to it is polysporin
I think that would be fine to substitute what you have on hand for an antibiotic ointment. Don't forget the warm compresses too, OK ?? Good luck .....
There is not much of a progress at the moment, but the skin around it turned a bit light brown, still painless, and less than 1 cm. I have been getting a bit of tingling in my chest/breast.
Keep applying warm compresses... dip cotton balls in hot water and apply it on the area for five minutes (do not burn yourself) for a few more days and see how it goes.
If still nothing happens and you feel anxious about it,then by all means see your doctor or a dermatologist who can certainly help you solve the problem with appropriate treatment .
are picture links allowed to show u what it looks like
No need to do that... I have a pretty good idea how it looks.
Keep applying warm compresses and the antibiotic ointment and please consult your doctor or a dermatologist if it doesn't get better by next week.
the cyst is a closed sac. there is no redness, just plain white, painless bump between two hair follicles. however, it is just under my skin, movable. when i look in a mirror it appears to be near the breast flap (edge of breast and ribs). i apply compresses once in the morning and once at night when i shower. i also apply ointment after morning compression and once before i sleep.
Hi ... after reading all your previous posts I think the best thing for you to do now is to see your Dr. about this issue. Aside from the fact that nothing seems to be helping, I don't believe your problem has anything to do with Breast Cancer and we here are primarily dedicated to Breast Cancer issues. I notice that even you have described this as a cyst and I'm sure that your own Physician can give you the best advice at this point. Best wishes for finding a solution soon so make that appointment with your Dr.so you can stop worrying about this. Take care ....