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A 26-year-old male asked:

I have a lump rite at the dark spot on my nipple and i popped it and clear liquid came out? it hurts a lot. should i be worried about breast cancer?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 66 years experience
Not cancer: Cancer of the breast is detected as a firm lesion on palpation or clustered microCa representing DCIS on mammogram. A dark spot on the nipple probably represents a small clotted area from the nipple. The latter is the confluence of milk ducts of the breast terminating as the nipple. Fluid evaporates every day from the nipple and if clotted and the latter then removed, fluid will drain .
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