I have noticed a red area on my breast is this something to worry about? I first noticed it a few days ago and my husband said it disappeared but then it reappeared? I am worried about inflammatory breast cancer. It is about 2 inches in diameter and red/pink in colour just like the start of a bruise.
1) What is your age ? 352) Has there been any history of breast cancer in your family ? Not aware of any, no.3) Is there any lump or mass present beneath the red area ? No, not that I can feel.4) Is the surface of the red area on breast different to touch as compared to the remaining other areas of the breast ? In other words is the area rough, hard, mobile, etc to feel ? No it feels no different at all. The skin is smooth.5) Do you have pain in the breast having this red area ? No pain6) Is your husband sure that he saw the area having disappeared for few days ? He checked it yesterday and said it was not there but on looking again this morning it was back.7) When did the area reappear ? This morning.8) Was the area same color, size/diameter, consistency the first also ? Yes it does not appear to have changed size or colour, it is about 2 inches in diameter.9) Has there been any sort of discharge from the nipple of the affected breast ? No discharge and the nipple looks the same as always.