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Please Help!! Is this IBC??

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Nurse_BCN
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Re: Please Help!! Is this IBC??

Hi cbuckley85

Thank you for your post

Breast changes can happen for many reasons.

It is not possible to know what your breast change is and I sense you are very worried about what you have noticed.

Noticing a change doesn’t necessarily mean you have breast cancer and most breast changes are not because of cancer they can be due to benign conditions (not cancer) . But it’s important to get checked by your GP when you notice new changes.

For more details see our booklet Know your breasts: a guide to breast awareness and screening.

Do call our Helpline if you would like to talk this through or have any further questions. Your call will be confidential, and the number is free from UK landlines and all mobile networks.

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Best wishes

Helen

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cbuckley85
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Please Help!! Is this IBC??

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I noticed this red mark yesterday on my left breast and I am freaking out. It doesn't hurt, but it is somewhat itchy. It doesnt seem like a bug bite to me though. I'm worried it might be IBC. I have been putting Neosporin and hydrocortisone cream on it. Does this look like anything worrying to anyone??

Top is yesterday, bottom is today.

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