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Breastfeeding, red and itchy round spot on back, emanates to breast, brown spots on breast. Family history of cancer. What is it?

hello. I have a huge family history of breast cancer . i am 38 years old and breastfeeding at the moment. I had a round spot on my back that is bright red and extremely itchy get worse, and have aching in that area that emanates to my right breast. I got 5 to 6 bright red spots on my breast that have now turned to brown. they dont hurt and there are no lumps . i am scared to death. what does the spot mean on my back and why is it so itchy? and what are these spots on my breast and why are they now brown and just there.? please help.
Asked On : Sun, 12 Aug 2012
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As you have a family history of breast cancer, you need to be on screening mammogram/MRI depending on the amount of risk.the round patch on your back with severe itching needs dermatologist consultation to rule out common diseases before considering as a sign of malignancy. you also need to have genetic counselling for the family history of breast cancer which will reduce your concern of death. you may also need to undergo bilateral mastectomy to prevent the risk of breast cancer and ovariectomy if completed family.
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