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i am a 12 year old boy and have a lump in my nipple what is the chances its breast cancer

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aimee Barton
22 years experience in Pediatrics
Normal: Inverted nipples are not uncommon, even once through puberty! Just ask any lactation consultant! If you feel lumps, see discharge, or see other abno ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
A picture's worth...: 1-nipple inversion assc w/cancer is usually permanent, such that the nipple cannot be everted w/o difficulty. If it is everted some days, inverted oth ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Watch and wait: Breast cancer is unlikely. You may watch and wait. If the lump more than doubles in size, ulcerates, bleeds, becomes fixed or painful, see a doctor. W ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Breast lump: A lump in you child's breast may be a cyst anot cancer
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Unlikely: ..But not impossible. Furthermore, it could be something else of importance so i suggest it gets checked. Best to y'all.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
We just visited : If your nipple got really purple, I will bet it is scar. Or it may well be gynecomsstia. Your cancer risk is near zero, and if this is cancer, it will ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Can't provide you: With a statistical response. But would encourage you to have this medically evaluated promptly.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodolfo Furigay
59 years experience in General Surgery
Breast abscess: You need to see your doctor. It seems that you might developed an abscess and need drained and antibiotics prescribed. Forget mammogram for now, it's ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Surfield
19 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Possibly: There are some breast lumps that may be benign and some may be malignant. If this is a new mass, i would suggest seeing your doctor for further evalua ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Could be: Any lump of breast in adult breast including male ( 1% of breast cancers are in men ) should be considered as malignant lesion unless proved other ... Read More

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