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Doctor insights on: Intermittent Nipple Symptoms

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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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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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I have really faint intermittent chest pains (doesn't hurt at all, feels more like an ache) that changes positions in the chest. No other symptoms..

I have really faint intermittent chest pains (doesn't hurt at all, feels more like an ache) that changes positions in the chest. No other symptoms..

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Short lived intermittent pinching in chest. Few times in few second clusters, 2-3x a day while at rest and no other symptoms. What is it?

Short lived intermittent pinching in chest. Few times in few second clusters, 2-3x a day while at rest and no other symptoms. What is it?

Chert pain: Can be caused by different things. You are on contraceptives and have a history of Hypertension. You should be seen by a physician to rule out serious causes such as Pulmonary embolus or any cardiac problems ...Read more

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Can you have pneumonia w/ the only symptom being intermittent chest pain? Had flu/prolonged sinusitis. Have asthma. Peak flows are really good (500+)

Can you have pneumonia w/ the only symptom being intermittent chest pain? Had flu/prolonged sinusitis. Have asthma. Peak flows are really good (500+)

Unlikely: If you have pneumonia, you would likely have a cough, fever, or problem breathing. At your age, heart disease is not a strong suspect unless you are diabetic. Need to consult your doctor re. The chest pain- i could have given you a better answer if you had specified the location of the location, duration , triggers, or character of the chest pain. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing intermittent night sweats on my chest only but not bad enough to change clothes or sheets for the past 6 months more nights than not. No weight loss or fatigue symptoms. ?

I have been experiencing intermittent night sweats on my chest only but not bad enough to change clothes or sheets for the past 6 months more nights than not.  No weight loss or fatigue symptoms. ?

Need eval to know.: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more

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"what are the symptoms for sensitive bosoms, and tender nipples?" i really can't explain how this feels but im really in pain.

"what are the symptoms for sensitive bosoms, and tender nipples?" i really can't explain how this feels but im really in pain.

Common problem: Fibrocystic disease/changes is very common in women. This is most often seen during the menstrual cycle. Breast feel lumpy and painful which is caused by cyst formation (fluid filled areas) due to hormonal changes. Some women may have these changes without being on their menstrual cycle. Caffeine may cuase the cysts to be overactive resulting in pain. This is not related to cancer. http://www. ...Read more

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I know im pregnant!have ALL symptoms I noticed my nipples today there alot darker!im 4days late I dont want to see the results AT ALLL Ik what ill say?

I know im pregnant!have ALL symptoms I noticed my nipples today there alot darker!im 4days late I dont want to see the results AT ALLL Ik what ill say?

Please Decide: I am not sure if you are excited or just nervous or scared about pregnancy. If you do not do a pregnancy test, then you will not know what to do. If you do not wish to keep th pregnancy, then it is best to decide soon. The earlier th abetter. However, if you have a positive pregnancy test, you must take vitamins, and stop all alcohol, smoking and recreational drugs. Ignorance is NOT good! ...Read more

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I was wondering are protruding and painful nipples a symptom of pregnancy?

I was wondering are protruding and painful nipples a symptom of pregnancy?

It can be, but it is: Not diagnostic for pregnancy. So take a pregnancy test is your period is late. ...Read more

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I am on 19th day cycle.my nipples are itching very badly.is it an early symptom of pregnancy?

I am on 19th day cycle.my nipples are itching very badly.is it an early symptom of pregnancy?

Nonspecific: Itching nipples alone are not a proven sign that you are pregnant. Breast engorgement, nausea, and bloating may be but it's too early right now and you should wait until your period. Use birth control if you do not want to become pregnant. ...Read more

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How soon after conception can I start having symptoms like sensitive nipples and full breasts?

How soon after conception can I start having symptoms like sensitive nipples and full breasts?

Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms of pregnancy can start a few weeks after conception. Breast sensitivity and fullness can be one of the early symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of paget's disease of the nipple?

Scaling: Pagets disease of the nipple can be a sign of underlying breast cancer. Early signs are dryness, scaling and itching. The severity of the rash increases with the severity of the underlying disease. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of paget's disease of the nipple on a male?

What are the symptoms of paget's disease of the nipple on a male?

Redness: The symptoms of paget's disease in the male are similar to that in a female. These include nipple skin redness, mild skin scaling and possibly flaking. Most patients that have paget's disease have underlying breast cancer however only 1% of breast cancer is found in men. About half of patients can have a underlying mass that can be felt. ...Read more

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Is a mild intermittent pain about an inch to the right of right nipple considered chest pain, and something to be concerned about?

Is a mild intermittent pain about an inch to the right of right nipple considered chest pain, and something to be concerned about?

Maybe: Any chest pain in an adult needs to be taken seriously. Serious heart disease as well as breast or lung problems must be excluded. Diagnostic tests including an electrocardiograph or chest x-ray may be needed. The presence of coronary risk factors including high blood pressure , high cholesterol, cigarette smoking , diabetes , obesity and advanced age increases the chances of a serious problem. ...Read more

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