Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC)
Breast rashes have a habit of attracting attention. The skin may react to a number of triggers with redness, swelling, itching, pain, roughness, or other symptoms.
Many different factors can cause rashes, ranging from harmless to serious. Sometimes, the cause of a rash is clear, such as exposure to poison ivy or similar.
Breast rashes require special attention. In some cases, a rash on the breast can be a sign of breast cancer. For this reason, any rash on the breast should be examined by a doctor.
Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a rare and aggressive cancer. The symptoms include breast swelling and redness. It is a rare form of breast cancer that can grow and spread quickly. Its symptoms often appear like a rash or skin irritation and may include:
- breast swelling
- thickening of the skin on the breast
- small ridges or indents that look like orange peel
- redness of the skin
- pain, tenderness, or itching
- feeling of warmth or heaviness in one breast
- nipple changes, such as inversion, flattening, or dimpling
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