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A 33-year-old female asked:

On one of my breasts close 2 the nipple, i have a small pimple like hard bump n when i squeezed it, white hard cheesy smelling pus oozed out w blood

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Get seen.: Your problem may be simple and uncomplicated and as simple as a small sebaceous cyst (plugged oil gland) or it may be a severe infection with MRSA or other microbe. One cannot rule out other causes and possibilities. I would be seem by my pcp and get a proper diagnosis and treatment.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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