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A 36-year-old member asked:

Im 18 and have one inverted nipple that itches, can it be breast cancer!?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
If the nipple has: Always been inverted - that is likely your anatomy. Breast cancer risk is quite low at age 18. However, if these are new changes - have them medically assessed.

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