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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 answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Possible: Infection, medication get checked for lump may need mammogram.
Dr. Hugo Ribot
Obstetrics and Gynecology 36 years experience
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).

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