U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 16-year-old female asked:

my nipples have recently gotten very sore. they look white in the middle and are peeling. we have a line of breast cancer in my family. should i be concerned?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Need to examine: Breast cancer is very rare at your age. Could you have so called "jogger's nipples" from exercising? If there is not such explanation, it would be prudent to see your doctor as it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. Get HPV vaccine. Wish you good health!
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Breast discharge : A few things come to mind, cystic disease, a brain hormone issue (extra prolactin), or an infection or other breast disease. I suggest seeing a doctor

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
$30 per visit with
membership

Similar questions

A 28-year-old member asked:

Is it normal for my vagina to be itching and sore whenever I have sex while pregnant?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
A Verified Doctoranswered
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Yes: The hormone changes and the higher yeast levels of pregnancy cause these symptoms. Try applying KY jelly.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to experience breast changes early in pregnancy?

2 doctor answers16 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pam Yoder
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes: Some early signs of pregnancy include feelings of breast tenderness or fullness, enlargement and prominence of the glands of the areola, sometimes slight darkening of the area around the nipple.
A 34-year-old member asked:

Could Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR cause sore joints?

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Possible, due to increase muscle tension. Is dose-related.
NY
A member asked:

Could an abdominal/pelvic CT scan without contrast (ordered for ureteral stones) detect ovarian cancer also?

4 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Sometimes: A ct scan will show the ovaries in the pelvis. Only significant and sometimes advanced changes of ovarian cancer such as excess fluid in the pelvis may be noticeable.
A 33-year-old member asked:

How long after breast surgery with implants will I be in pain for?

5 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Pain: Variable; i put the implant under the muscle which may have more pain than under the breast only. Either way it will not be very painful after 2-3 weeks.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
$30 per visit with
membership
Last updated May 14, 2020
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$30 per visit with
membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.