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A Male With A Painful 1 Inch Swelling Under The Right Nipple
I'm a 35 year old male; my right nipple began hurting about four days ago, first itching then painful with swelling. What does this mean?
Possible infection?: Is there any redness or tenderness associated? If so it is most likely an infection. Other potential problems: cysts, fat mass, tumors. Try to get seen as soon as possible for a final diagnosis. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Hi-i have a slight swelling of a vein/duct just above one of my nipples. It is painful to touch and reddish. I can feel a long swollen ridge. Any idea what caused this?
Tender breast lesion: A tender red lesion in your breast may be a sign of an infection, called mastitis, and it is not normal to have such a bump. I suggest you go to your doctor for an examination as soon as possible. It could also be a cancer, despite your young age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Follow up question: I have sudden swelling and pain in my right nipple since about four days ago. I'm male. Do I need to see a doctor?
Nipple pain: yes. sounds like infection or blocked duct and needs to be evaluated. ...Read more
I have 3yr old nipple piercing.My right nipple has yellowish discharge, bleeding , and very painful to even wear my bra. 3 days of this. swelling?
Possible infection: Check for signs of infection: ^'ed redness, warmth, swelling. ^'ed tenderness, pus, red streaking, swollen lymph nodes or fever. Recommend keeping piercing in place unless directed by Dr (if removed – drainage tract will close up w ^'ed risk of abscess formation). Call Dr for medical evaluation. Your Dr may prescribe oral antibiotics or antibiotic ointments to apply to piercing site. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son (18) has some swelling and white discharge from one nipple. No pain. Should I take him to urgent care or wait fro a routine appointment?
Interesting: If the white discharge is pus, and there is a lot of redness and tenderness to the area, then he may have an infection. Urgenbt care would be appropriate. However, this may be galactorrhea, which is very unusual in a male and may be a sign of endocrine dysfunction. That is less urgent, and can probably wait for an appointment with his primary care physician. ...Read more
My son (18) has some swelling and white discharge from one nipple. Culture, ultrsound, and blood test have not yielded diagnosis. What to do next?
Not enough data: Hormones are usually involved in nipple discharge outside of lactation. The key hormone may be prolactin, but certain drugs, nipple stimulation and a host of other factors may contribute.The results of the blood tests are important to see also... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One nipple has been extremely itchy and the top half has been swelling, scabbing, and turning darker. I have been applying cortizone, but no results.
Mild swelling and redness on my left areola upward to nipple..its painfull.like smthng hard inside that small area.it appeared whl taking bath.painful?
I have pain off and on (little/no swelling) in my left arm pit lymph nodes and extending 4" out toward my nipple. However, I am a 53 yr old male???
I have something red on my left nipple that has caused swelling and extreme pain in one breast. I have implants since 2001 & this is on the hard one. ?
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