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A 22-year-old female asked:

I am 17 years old and a dark spot appeared on my breast and i wanna know if it may be something dangerous or a breast cancer?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steve Martinez
Breast Surgery 29 years experience
Reassured: I think it is a very low likelihood to be breast cancer. Breast cancer would present itself to you as a lump deeper in your breast, not as a dark spot. What you describe sounds more like a mole. If the dark spot is growing or otherwise changing, see a doctor about finding out if it needs to be romoved.
Dr. John Rimmer
General Surgery 40 years experience
Unlikely: Breast cancer is very unusual in a 17 year old young lady it is more likely that you have a benign skin nevus or freckle if you are worried please see you doctor.
Dr. Travis Kidner
Surgical Oncology 18 years experience
See your derm: Any new skin lesions should be brought to the attention of your friendly dermatologist.
Dr. Steve Martinez
Breast Surgery 29 years experience
But this is unlikely to be a breast cancer, to answer your question.
Apr 8, 2013

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