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Red bumps on the sides of breasts, occasionally itching, have pinching feeling during itch. Worrisome?

I was inTanzania 6 months ago, and when i was there single red bumps appeared, two on the side of my breast and 2 on my back, i thought they were just bug bites but its been so long, i am getting worried, they aren t itchy for few days then they are really itchy in some days. i am not in pang but when i itch them i feel a lil pinch.
Asked On : Fri, 5 Oct 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query,

You might have developed fungal infection.

The area around breast is very moist and is prone to develop these infections.

Treatment can be with oral antifungals as well as with topical antifungals.

Various antifungal powders like candid are availabe.

These can help reduce the moisture as well as control the infection.

Please dont use any steroid, it can worsen your condition

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you good health,
Thank you
Answered: Sat, 31 Aug 2013
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