I was doing a self exam a few days ago

Patient : I was doing a self exam a few days ago an I noticed that I had a bruise the size of a 50 cent piece on my chest right next to my nipple, the bruise is on the inside an they are on each side same size. Never had this happen before I am concerned about it. Please can you tell me what is going on.
Images: 
I was doing a self exam a f...-1
Doctor :   Hi. Thanks for your query and the picture. Read and understood our concerns about the bruises noted on the breast . The probable causes are: -Fat necrosis. - Pinching by any means, advertently or inadvertently. -Can be a problem underneath like an inflammatory mass or so. I would advise you the following: Consult a General Surgeon to see, palpate and examine the axillae and other areas, order for ultrasonography and Mammogram. This will give us an idea as to the cause of it, so that the a proper treatment is instituted if required. Further tests as may be required. I hope this answer helps

Related Q&A

Q: Can I take keto os when pregnant. I am 5 weeks. Keto os is therapeutic ketones. The company Prüvit claims it is safe

Q: Concerned about chances of contracting hiv. after recent sexual encounters, even though protected. There has been a c...

Q: I have been taking .25 MG of klonopln in the morning and .25 MG of klonopln at night for 5 years. I missed 3 consecu...

Q: I have been having pain in my left cheek, jaw under the mandible and down left side of neck. the pain seems to throb ...

Q: I had unprotected sex 2 days ago and throughout the same I felt some tingling. I'm not sure if it's me who is panicki...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews