Spots appeared on my areola, now flaking?

37 yr old female, birthed 6 kids, 2months ago a spot appeared on my areola, the outside is ringed in dark skin that is toughened and the middle is pink and soft and the skin is flaking.

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Dr. Ayman Darrag
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Dr. Ayman Darrag

Hi..
These spots need to be assessed by a dermatologist as soon as you can.. protective measures can be taken avoid sun exposure ..
Get a mammography.
Follow up with a gynecologist.

Dr Mahaveer
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Dr Mahaveer

hi
this seems to be an infected lactating gland and adipose tissue. it seems to have some sort of collection inside. start on antibiotics and anti inflammatory tablets. may need incision and drainage if the medicines dont help.
thanks

shw12
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shw12

HI
IT SEEMS TO BE SOME KIND OF SKIN ISSUE. IT MAY BE A FURUNCLE ASSOCIATED WITH DERMATITIS. LOCAL CREAM AND ANTI INFLAMMATORY TABLETS WILL BE OF HELP. PALPATE IF YOU HAVE ANY UNDERLYING LUMP IN THE BREAST AS WELL. YOU MAY NEED A DERMATOLOGIST CONSULTATION

mrsshalini14
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mrsshalini14

hello there
its a kind of skin allergy out of dermatitis. it must be hard in consistency. do not rub or squeeze it as this may aggravate the lesion.
local creams and oil application may be enough.
if its painful, you can consult a skin specialist

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