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Itchy and sore breast, red rash, dry spots. Have breastfed children

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hi Just over the past couple of weeks. my left breast has become very ichyand sore to ich, it as a red rash and ive developed small red dry looking red spots all around my nipple area , im a little worried about it, ive had 2 children bothare now 4, i had the red spots around my nipple area before the iching started. i breasts fed both my children , i am 37 .
Posted Wed, 5 Sep 2012 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Ghaly 4 hours later

Thanks for the query.

The symptoms looks concerning to me. You may be developing an abscess / infection in your breast.

It needs to be checked by your doctor and you may need a prescription of antibiotic for it.

Visit your doctor/surgeon at the earliest.

Hope this helps. Let me know if you have any other questions.

Wish you a speedy recovery

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