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i am an 82 year old male. i have been on 5mg. of finasteride for six months and have breast tenderness on one nipple. my doctor told me to stop it and i might have to have a mammogram. could i get breast cancer in six months of taking finasteride?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
More likely: Is gynecomastia which is benign breast enlargement and is notoriously happening as fast as few weeks to few months. Breast malignancy cannot be ruled out otherwise without appropriate tests , but is less likely
Answered on May 2, 2020

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