When you see a rashyou probably brush it off as annoying but fairly harmless. Now, a mother of two in Texas is urging women to think twice if they develop a rash on their breast—it may be a sign of an aggressive form of cancer. Jennifer Cordts first noticed the small pink and brown rash on her breast in and thought it might be sunburn or irritation from her bra, she told WFAA.
A rash under your breast can be caused by a number of things. Other than a heat rash, they generally fall into four categories: infections, allergies, autoimmune disorders, and cancer. Instead, the sweat pools under your skin, causing inflammation and a rash.
A year-old woman with remote history of breast cancer treated with lumpectomy presented to the dermatology department for eczema on her legs. Her left breast was markedly indurated with hyperpigmented brown-to-erythematous plaques, subtle peau d'orange appearance, and shotty left axillary lymphadenopathy Fig 1A. She declined biopsy and treatment at that time.
Most breast rashes have the same causes as rashes occurring elsewhere on the body. Some rashes occur only on the breast. Causes shown here are commonly associated with this symptom. Work with your doctor or other health care professional for an accurate diagnosis.
A rash under your breast or breasts, between the folds of skin is usually caused by a skin condition called intertrigo. It is a very common condition that can occur throughout life. What causes a rash under the breast?
A year-old woman presented with an erythematous, pruritic, expanding rash on her back, chest, and left lower abdomen Figures 1 and 2. It appeared two months earlier and did not improve with conservative home treatment, including application of skin lotion, petroleum jelly, and an over-the-counter topical steroid cream. There was no pain or drainage from the affected area.
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Because these problems are much more common than IBC, your doctor might at first suspect infection as a cause and treat you with antibiotics. The possibility of IBC should be considered more strongly if you have these symptoms and are not pregnant or breastfeeding, or have been through menopause. IBC grows and spreads quickly, so the cancer may have already spread to nearby lymph nodes by the time symptoms are noticed.
After performing a self-breast exam, Bonnie Brooks discovered a lump and immediately scheduled an appointment with her doctor. On September 11,she was diagnosed with Stage 3 metastatic breast cancer. With a difficult treatment regiment ahead, including chemotherapy, she realized that she could not face breast cancer alone.