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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Possible: Infection, medication get checked for lump may need mammogram.
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Dr. Hugo Ribot
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs evaluation: There are 100 female breast cancers for every 1male breast cancer. It is never normal to see nipple discharge in men. Although there may be benign c ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Rare: It is quite uncommon, and almost never occurs below the age of 65.
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Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
1% of all breast ca: Male breast cancer is rare and accounts for 1% of all breast cancers. Men can present with a breast lump just as women. The treatments are similar t ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Same as women: Physical examination with a doctor. Feeling a firm hard painless breast lump. Mammogram and breast ultrasound sometimes used. It is a rare condition ... Read More
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Examination by physi: If you have a swelling in one of your breasts and you feel a distinct lump, you should get a physicina to examine you. Presence of a lump may require ... Read More
A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
2%: There is a 2% incidence in breast cancer for men.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
NO: Estrogen does not cause cancer, but it can stimulate cancer and cause it to grow faster.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: The size does not have anything to do with the risk for developing cancer.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Same as women: If a man has a breast mass, he gets the same work up as for women: mammogram, ultrasound, core needle biopsy (taking a sample) of the mass. Treatment ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Any man, fat or thin, can get breast cancer, although the lifetime risk is only 1:1000. High-fat diets have been linked to an increased risk of breas ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
16 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Though not as common as women, men can also develop breast cancer. Of all breast cancers diagnosed in the United States each year, 1% are diagnosed in ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
They do.: Men do get breast cancer, but their risk is considerably less than the risk in women. Breast cancer is a disease of hormonally-active breast tissue; ... Read More

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