Inflammatory breast cancer

What is Inflammatory breast cancer?

An aggressive type of breast cancer that can occur in women of any age. It is sometimes misdiagnosed as an insect bite or breast infection. In the case of Inflammatory breast cancer, a lump is usually not present as in other forms of breast cancer. Rapid swelling, sometimes there are skin changes (peau d'orange), and nipple retraction. Other symptoms include rapid increase in breast size.

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mammogram, ultrasound and punch biopsies of breast all came back inconclusive. but still experiencing symptoms of redness, areola different from...

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Thanks for your question on HCM.
Your all symptoms like puckering, thickening, reddened areola are suggestive of malignancy mostly. And you are...

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I have a red pimple on the breast near to the armpit.
I delivered my baby 3months ago and I am breast feeding him since then.
I BF him for...

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The red pimple in the skin that you have described could represent a local infection of hair follicle. Based upon the information that you...

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Hello Im suppose to be taking synthroid but I dont. I was prescribed .025mg. I stopped taking it about 4 months ago and I cant tell any difference....

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Hello and thanks for query,

I understand your concern regarding your breast as your sister had breast cancer.

Though it wasn't right to stop...

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