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A 35-year-old female asked:

I've heard an itchy nipple can be concern for breast cancer is that true? if so, what if any other symptoms should i be looking for?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Plastic Surgery 43 years experience
Anything: I have seen breast cancer present as an itch, a lump or a discharge. Sometimes it has no symptoms at all! just be aware of your body and if there is any unexplained change. Check it out.
Dr. Liengkong Siew
Gynecology 55 years experience
Itching, pain ,lump: Your complaint pending on when during your period or with any other symptoms eg. Pain, lump, tenderness or pain.It may be a transient discomfort but it persists firstly to rule out allergy or infection . In short if persisted, you should see your f/d or gynecologist to ascertain no underlying serious disease. Good luck.
Last updated Mar 30, 2014
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