Itchy breast 14yrs post lumpectomy

Hi, 14 post lumpectomy I have an itch under scar with new red track marks. Have this for over 10mths. Worry a the only sign I had first time was an itch. Thanks.

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Hello Woody,

Welcome to the the forum, we have all been there and now we are around for you. So sorry to read you are feeling uncomfortable, I think I would make a GP appointment get checkout.

Please come back and let us know how you getting on, wishing you well going forward fingers crossed for a good outcome.

Hugs Tili :rainbow::pray::rainbow::pray:

Hello there. I had an itch which was really good as that is how i found my lump. I had lumpectomy nearly 2 years ago now. I get a bit of itching now and then but i think its just skin reacting to all the trauma. Im sure its nothing but get it checked to put your mind at ease. Take care.

Hi woody1

Thanks for posting.

It’s understandable to worry when you have ongoing symptoms, especially if they were similar to symptoms you had with your breast cancer diagnosis 14 years ago.

As Tili and Patyjane suggest, do make an appointment with your GP to get the itching and red track marks checked. We would always suggest getting any new or persistent changes checked out.

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