A 25-year-old female asked:
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I've recently woke up with my left nipple hurting. It kinda feels swollen & I feel something hard in my areola. But , it's not pea sized.what is this?

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Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
It is...: time to get a breast examination and breast ultrasound: never ignore any breast mass or lump.
Answered on Apr 17, 2015
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