A 27-year-old male asked:
why am i having clear discharge from left nipple? is this sign of breast cancer in men?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Creighton Wright answered
55 years experience General Surgery
Possible: Infection, medication get checked for lump may need mammogram.
Answered on Mar 26, 2016
Dr. Hugo Ribot answered
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs evaluation: There are 100 female breast cancers for every 1male breast cancer. It is never normal to see nipple discharge in men. Although there may be benign causes, this calls for a prompt evaluation by a breast specialist such as a general surgeon. This may include blood tests, imaging studies such as mammography or ultrasound, and a careful history. Depending on the findings, a biopsy (tissue sample).
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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