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10.5 year old daughter complains of pain in left nipple area. She found a pea sized hard lump. Other breast normal. Breast buds? Please advise!

10.5 year old daughter complains of pain in left nipple area. She found a pea sized hard lump. Other breast normal. Breast buds? Please advise!

Thelarche: Thelarche is the onset of secondary breast development, usually occurring at the beginning of puberty in girls. Thelarche is usually noticed as a firm, tender lump directly under the center of the nipple (papilla and areola). Thelarche is also referred to as a "breast bud", or your doctor may refer to tanner stage 2. ...Read more

Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more


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How to tell if breast buds are to appear? And my nipples feel sensitive to the clothes I wear what does it signal?

How to tell if breast buds are to appear? And my nipples feel sensitive to the clothes I wear what does it signal?

You'll feel lumps: I am assuming you are taking feminizing hormone therapy, hopefully under supervision of a doctor! By starting estrogen therapy you stimulate the formation of breasts. Usually within a few months you will notice the nipples raising slightly and breasttissue develop. Nipple tenderness is very common just as when going trough puberty! there is some individual variation in when exactly this occurs. ...Read more

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How do I hide my breast buds? I don't want to wear a cami, training bra or anything else. I tried bandaids but they only cover my nipples.

How do I hide my breast buds? I don't want to wear a cami, training bra or anything else. I tried bandaids but they only cover my nipples.

Breast Buds: It is not really something you can continue to hide, they will continue to develop. You have already found that bandaids don't work. Talk with someone you trust about clothing that does not draw attention to your development but makes you feel more comfortable. This could be an older sister, cousin, aunt or your mom. This is all normal especially the feelings you are having. ...Read more

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My child is 6. 5 yrs I notice her chest is not flat. She don't fit either stage i, II on the tanner scale. The area feels soft behind the nipple no firm bump. Could this just be fat not breast buds?

My child is 6. 5 yrs I notice her chest is not flat. She don't fit either stage i, II on the tanner scale. The area feels soft behind the nipple no firm bump. Could this just be fat not breast buds?

Possibly: It depends on the weight of your child, the heavier they are the more likely it would seem that they would have extra fat tissue in the chest. Consult your pediatrician or a pediatric endocrinologist with any further concerns. ...Read more

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I'm on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ciprilex and risperidone. I have hard lumps under nipples and they have been there for a long time. What r they? Can I get rid of it?

I'm on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ciprilex and risperidone. I have hard lumps under nipples and they have been there for a long time. What r they? Can I get rid of it?

Breast Disease: Anyone can develop lumps due to fibrocystic breast disease, a common inflammatory reaction of the tissue linked to nutritional, hormonal, genetic traits. When on medications which increase levels of prolactin (risperidone) you may have higher risk of develop fbd or even mastitis, or other breast disease. I recommend you to see your obgyn asap and get a prolactin level as well. ...Read more

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Male 50, sore lumps under nipples condition gets better/worse/better etc. Started 7 yrs ago. Possible causes?

Male 50, sore lumps under nipples condition gets better/worse/better etc. Started 7 yrs ago. Possible causes?

Hard to say: You need to see your doctor. If there is some swelling it could be gynecomastia. This has several causes. Your doctor can help give a better idea. ...Read more

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Right nipple and center of breast hurts really bad, no lumps but it feels swollen and firm. Left breast is normal. I'm 17 what could it be?

Right nipple and center of breast hurts really bad, no lumps but it feels swollen and firm. Left breast is normal. I'm 17 what could it be?

Sore breast: Could be an infection. Irritation around nipple can occur with excercise and poor fitting bra or other clothing or injury during sexual activity or other. If it is infection you will need to see your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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Is having blue veins on breasts and lumps on nipple normal?

Is having blue veins on breasts and lumps on nipple normal?

That is normal: If you have fair skin, it is completely normal to see veins under the skin surface. Light blue veins, in particular, are common and are called reticular veins. Veins you can feel or skin discoloration (darkening) around the veins are abnormal. Otherwise, no need to do anything. ...Read more

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I stopped breast feeding about a month ago and now have little lumps around my left nipple that hurt. Is this normal?

I stopped breast feeding about a month ago and now have little lumps around my left nipple that hurt. Is this normal?

See doctor: Breast feeding usually does not cause any problem, little lumps appeared on only left nipple after a month of stopping breast feeding. These painful lumps may be due to some infection. Consult your doctor, get it checked up and get treated ...Read more

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Hd my period 12 days late. Lumps in both breasts but one obvious on left, nipple is cracked and tip is longer with a painless cut. Dimple when raise arm?

Hd my period 12 days late. Lumps in both breasts but one obvious on left, nipple is cracked and tip is longer with a painless cut. Dimple when raise arm?

Always check: Any new lumps, bumps, skin changes in the breast should be evaluated by your doctor. Great job doing your breast exam and finding it. Most breast masses are benign but it is very important to have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Is it normal for baby girls to develop lumps of tissue under their nipples like breasts?

Is it normal for baby girls to develop lumps of tissue under their nipples like breasts?

Yes: A burst of your hormones pass to your baby shortly before delivery, one of the finishing touches in preparing her lungs to breathe air when she is born. These hormones include estrogen and androgens, and can have several transient side effects. Real, mature breast tissue forms, creating firm lumps under the nipples. Some babies even leak some real milk from their breasts. ...Read more

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I have breast buds, how long will they take to grow into actual breasts?

I have breast buds, how long will they take to grow into actual breasts?

Hard to say: At a listed age of 45 I would hope they have done so. If you are asking for someone else, the process from first emergence to final size could be as few as 3 or as many as 7 years. The more background information you provide, the better we can focus on the question. ...Read more

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My daughter develop breast buds and axillary hairs at age of 6.5years. Her estrogen, LH, FSH prolactin 17oh p and usg scan is normal pl suggest?

My daughter develop breast buds and axillary hairs at age of 6.5years. Her estrogen, LH, FSH prolactin 17oh p and usg scan is normal pl suggest?

Early budding: Your daughter may have a condition of premature telearchy. That means she is showing early signs of breast budding and ancillary hair but her estrogen, fish, and prolactin levels are normal see a pediatric endocrinologist for further evaluation and care. ...Read more

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My daughter is 12 she has pubic hair in her private area no underarm hair no discharge but she has had breast buds for a really long time?

My daughter is 12 she has pubic hair in her private area no underarm hair no discharge but she has had breast buds for a really long time?

Your question is?: I assume your question has to do with when to expect menses, as this is the most common one I get. Most girls will start 2-2.5 years after breast buds. A little light discharge in the months before starting is common. ...Read more

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Is it normal for your breast buds to hurt?

Yes,: During adolescent, it is quite common to have some pain in your breast. ...Read more

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How long does it take for breast buds to grow?

Varies: Breast buds are one of the first signs of puberty. Usually the time from start to finish in puberty is about 3 - 4 years. This can be prolonged though in people with lower estrogen. Girls under physiologic stress would see this. Very thin and "over exercised" would fit this category. Puberty then often starts late and takes longer. High levels of exercise in girls is not so positive! ...Read more

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How long for breast buds to grow into bosooms?

Breast growth: From the start to the final result can take several years. No hurry. You can start with a sports/training bra and keep it 2 yrs or need new ones in 6 months. Everyone develops at their own pace. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a vaginal discharge every day? I am a female and 13. I havnt started my period but I have started puberty (underarm hair, pubic hair, acne, and small breast buds). I don't masturbate but the discharge comes out frequently (so much my u

Is it normal to have a vaginal discharge every day? I am a female and 13. I havnt started my period but I have started puberty (underarm hair, pubic hair, acne, and small breast buds). I don't masturbate but the discharge comes out frequently (so much my u

Hi,: Hi, leukorrhea is cloudy, white or slightly yellow vaginal discharge that is normal in females that have undergone puberty. The thickness or amounts can change at different times (like when a female ovulates or gets pregnant). There can be more if estrogen is out of balance (which can happen when a girl is just starting to get periods). It sounds like your discharge has a mild odor after you have it for a while and is very light yellow. If you have darker colored discharge, it is thick (like cottage cheese) and it has a bad odor, that can be signs of an infection, especially if there are symptoms like vaginal redness, burning, itchiness or pain with urination. ...Read more

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What r the signs of breast cancer since I feel one lump right under my nipples is that normal?

What r the signs of breast cancer since I feel one lump right under my nipples is that normal?

Needs follow-up: While a lump may be benign (a cyst, a fibroadenoma), cancer needs to be ruled out. Breast cancer most often presents as a painless lump in the breast. You should see your doctor and get a mammogram and likely an ultrasound. This may require a biopsy. ...Read more

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I noticed dried crust discharge on my left nipple and my breast feels rough and I think there is a lump. The right is normal feeling and no discharge?

I noticed dried crust discharge on my left nipple and my breast feels rough and I think there is a lump. The right is normal feeling and no discharge?

Discharge not normal: Nipple discharge is only normal if you're in late pregnancy or recently delivered or if you are breast-feeding. An exception may be in distance runners who's shirts continually rub the nipples. Bloody discharge is never normal. Discharge and a mass, found together, is frankly concerning and should be evaluated by a primary care doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My left breast was always a little bigger than the right but recently I have started noticing considerable difference. No lump, normal nipple. Reason?

My left breast was always a little bigger than the right but recently I have started noticing considerable difference. No lump, normal nipple. Reason?

Unequal development: Some times both are not exactly equal size, due to unequal development, or injury during child hood etc, don't be self-conscious about this, in order not to look conspicuous padding the braw may help you or seek the help of a plastic surgeon, variety of methods available ...Read more

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Hi I am 20 years old & I have like a lump looks like sort of a knot on my inner side of my right breast & it kinded of hurts but not to bad? What could this be? My nipples are normal they don't leak it's just that my right breast have this sort of lump o

Hi I am 20 years old & I have like a lump looks like sort of a knot on my inner side of my right breast & it kinded of hurts but not to bad? What could this be? My nipples are normal they don't leak it's just that my right breast have this sort of lump o

Most breast lumps: Are not dangerous, particularly at your age. If you are using hormonal birth control, that often causes tender lumps called fibroadenomas. A fibroadenoma is NOT breast cancer, but does increase the risk of breast cancer. There are many other reasons for breast lumps. It isn't possible to know what your lump is without an exam by your doctor and perhaps some testing. ...Read more

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Clear sticky spontaneous nipple discharge right breast. Small lump on left normal in 2012. All labs normal incl. Prolactin. Cbe normal now what?

Clear sticky spontaneous nipple discharge right breast. Small lump on left normal in 2012. All labs normal incl. Prolactin. Cbe normal now what?

Nipple discharge: "galactorrhea" is the production of breast milk. Sometimes women can have nipple discharge that is not milk. A doctor can tell the difference by looking at the fluid under a microscope. Fibrocystic breast disease can cause nipple discharge. But i'd probably see a breast specialist and get a breast ultrasound to rule out some other reason. There's even a test called a "ductogram" that can be done. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Lumps Under Baby's Nipples (Definition)

Newborn boys and girls both have lumps of enlarged breast tissue beneath the nipple, which have been stimulated by the mother's hormones. These disappear within a ...Read more


Breast Buds (Definition)

Breast bud is associated with Tanner stage 2 breast development = thelarche = early development of ...Read more


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