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Q: on my left breast i have some sore itchy spots filled with pus and blood is this a sign of cancer

recently i keep getting sore itchy spots on the side of my left brest if i gently sqeeze the spot it has a small amount of blood and pus in it is thisa sign of breast cancer

 

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide
10/ 2/09 7:43pm

This sounds more like some sort of skin infection than breast cancer.  If home remedies don't work to clear the spots up, you'll want to check with a doctor.  How alarmed would you be if this problem was on your back or your tummy?  That might be a guide to whether this is serious enough for you to call a doctor right away, or try an over-the-counter medicine.

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cheryl, Community Member
10/ 3/09 6:27pm

It sounds like to me that you have boils, there larger then your adverge pimple. But get them check. If there boils there is stuff the doctor can get you. Good luck

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By kg1980, Community Member— Last Modified: 10/30/13, First Published: 10/02/09