I Have A Sore On My Breast

Question

Asked by sarzacsmom

I Have A Sore On My Breast

I've ahd a sore on my left breast for about three weeks-- it started outlooking like a pimple or bug bite, now it has like a white ring around it and kind of like a scab but there is like a small hole in the center where the 'scab" forms---- doyouthink this could be a cancer sore?

Answer

Hi - A sore on your breast is most probably not cancer. There's a rare form of cancer, Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC) that has infection-like symptoms—red, hot, swollen breast; a rash or itchiness; a sore that won't heal—but as I said, it's rare. Nevertheless, why not set your mind at ease by checking with the doctor? (S)he can help you figure out what's going on, and treat it. Good luck - PJH

Answered by PJ Hamel