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itchy skin after mammogram

I had my first - and last mammogram five years ago. Never had a problem before but started getting a terrible itch between breasts after it. I went to the GP who gave me some cream and said there may have been some dirt on the plates. Now I can't wear a bra and I get this itching which drives me crazy every couple of weeks. There is a very slight rash, just this terrible itch. Has anybody else experienced this?
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replied May 18th, 2014
Welcome to ehealthforum,
It is difficult to comment on the exact cause for the persistent itchy rash between breasts that you describe without examining them to ascertain other characteristics that can help in arriving at diagnosis. If these have been recurrent or persistent, consider visiting your doctor/dermatologist at the earliest (when rash is present) for thorough examination ad evaluation to look for the underlying cause. Get started on treatment as appropriate (based on evaluation results) to help you control the symptoms. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/dermatologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
Take care.

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replied January 23rd, 2017
I had a mastectomy in November 2015 and about 8 months later started experiencing unbearable itching across the scar especially at night. Scratching would not help but would just intensify it.
I started massaging Cold Press Castor Oil morning and night to the affected area and was amazed with the results. I no longer have that awful itching sensation any longer.
So I continue to use castor oil every day.
Please try this amazing product and you will have your life back.
Regards to everyone
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