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I have a lump and pain behind my right nipple can some one help me?

I have a lump and pain behind my right nipple can some one help me?

Lump behind nipple: Can you give more information? How old are you? Are you taking any medication or birth control pills? Are you pregnant or are you breast feeding? Have you had any nipple piercing or injury? Do you have discharge from the nipple? See your doctor if this persists. ...Read more

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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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Almost 12yo son has small lump behind one nipple. Nurse said not to be concerned, most likely hormones/puberty. Just looking for reassurance.

Totally normal: I can easily reassure you . A little bit of asymmetric breast tissue right under the nipples in this tween , early puberty age group of your son is quite normal . ( called gynecomastia) The other side might soon be involved . Nothing to worry about though some boys don't like the look under t- shirts so gently discuss solutions for him. ...Read more

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Painfull lumps behind my nipples that seem to have got bigger?

Painfull lumps behind my nipples that seem to have got bigger?

See your Dr: A few different things could cause this like intraductal papillomas or mastitis, even normal changes in ones cycle can cause pain and breast congestion. Sounds like you should see your doctor for an exam. If they think something might be going on, they may order a breast ultrasound. You are young so a benign process (not cancer)is more likely. Still it should be checked out. ...Read more

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Just notice one nipple darker than the other. No pain or lumps. Should i go see the dr?

Just notice one nipple darker than the other. No pain or lumps.  Should i go see the dr?

Sure: You can never be too safe, as changes in the color of your skin should always be assessed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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spotted on 2 days migraines due nxt week now got lumps around my nipples and have just noticed one is bigger then the other and it darker pregnant?

spotted on 2 days migraines due nxt week now got lumps around my nipples and have just noticed one is bigger then the other and it darker pregnant?

Can do a preg. test: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more

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Im a deer farmer. On nov. 8th a doe kicked me in the left tit. I now have a lump behind that nipple, should I have a dr look at? Im a 51 year old male.The deer did put a hole in my nipple when she hit me with her front houf.

Im a deer farmer. On nov. 8th a doe kicked me in the left tit. I now have a lump behind that nipple, should I have a dr look at? Im  a 51 year old male.The deer did put a hole in my nipple when she hit me with her front houf.

You : You definitely need to see your doctor. If an open wound is present then you run the risk of an infection. The lump you feel could be a collection of pus, which could possibly require antibiotics and/or drainage. On the other hand it may only be a bruise large hematoma (collection of blood). Please see a doctor soon. Take care. ...Read more

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I have lump behind my nipple, i'm gettin pain, can this be cancer?

I have lump behind my nipple, i'm gettin pain, can this be cancer?

Possibly...: A lump behind the nipple that is associated with pain is something to be investigated and not ignored. Not every breast lump is cancer, so don't jump the gun, but you should also not ignore this. The best place to start is with a good physical examination and history from a skilled primary care provider like a good family doc. The doc may order imaging studies and/or a biopsy if concerned. ...Read more

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Are lumps behind the nipples a symptom of gynecomastia or just normal hormone fluctuations?

Are lumps behind the nipples a symptom of gynecomastia or just normal hormone fluctuations?

Neither: Lumps or masses beneath nipples may be concerning and should be examined by a breast surgeon. Gynecomastia is typified by enlargement of the entire breast, not only certain nodules beneath the nipples. ...Read more

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I have a burn sensation in my breast (nipple). Plus, I have a lump on one of them. Should i worry?

I have a burn sensation in my breast (nipple). Plus, I have a lump on one of them. Should i worry?

Breast mass: Yes! you should be evaluated by your physician and if a mass is present sent for mammography/ultrasound asap. ...Read more

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My one month old baby boy developed a lump right next to his nipple, is this normal?

My one month old baby boy developed a lump right next to his nipple, is this normal?

Can be: Yes, babies can get breast lumps, due to lingering effects of maternal hormones. Ii is not a problem and will resolve, unless it gets red, or hot, or the baby has a fever or acts differently. It may have been smaller at birth and gradually enlarged until noticeable. This is common. See: http://www.webmd.com/parenting/baby/your-newborn-baby-breast-lumps ...Read more

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I have a golf ball size lumps behind my nipples for 2-3 years. Help with gynecomastia please. I am currently 16?

Usually wait til 18: Typically it is recommended that you wait until completion of the majority the pubertal growth spurt which is around 18 for most males. If you proceed at an earlier date, you may need another surgery for remvoval log more tissue and occasionally this is performed with parents consent for extreme cases. You may want to see your pediatrician to exclude medical causes and drugs to avoid for meantime. ...Read more

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My left nipple sinks on one side when i lay down. Its noticable when i stand up too. I cant find any lumps its like a hole under the skin of my areola?

My left nipple sinks on one side when i lay down. Its noticable when i stand up too. I cant find any lumps its like a hole under the skin of my areola?

See a doctor: A change in the appearance of the nipple or skin of the breast should prompt a doctor visit. Your doctor will perform an examination and guide an evaluation. ...Read more

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What would cause one breast to swell also little lumps on nipple?

Breast swelling: Are you pregnant? The additional info on you stated morning sickness. Breasts can enlarge at disparate rates. The little bumps are called montgomery glands and become more prominent during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Are lumps behind a man's nipple symptom of gynecomastia or cancer?

Are lumps behind a man's nipple symptom of gynecomastia or cancer?

Yes: They can be either. It requires physical examination by a physician, possible mammography and/or ultrasound, and in some cases, biopsy, in order to determine whether a lump in a male breast is cancer or gynecomastia. ...Read more

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I'm 31 and I have have two small lumps in one of my nipples. one has been there awhile the other just showed up recently should I be concerned?

Get a checkup: A Clinical breast examination(CBE) done by your doctor is advised once yearly for each woman. Since you have a lump, you should go now and do not delay. The appearance of a second lump is worry some. ...Read more