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Small lump by nipple.39yo male.Awaiting ultrasound, what percent of male lumps are cancer? It seems to me cysts are less common than cancer in men

Small lump by nipple.39yo male.Awaiting ultrasound, what percent of male lumps are cancer? It seems to me cysts are less common than cancer in men

Male lumps: Most of these are related to gynecomastia, not cancer,but men can and do get breast cancer. About 1% of breast cancers occur in men. Breast cysts are very uncommon in men, and complex cysts, which are usually benign in women, are more likely to be malignant in men. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...Read more


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I am a 32 yr old male and I feel lumps under my nipples and when I squeeze them a white discharge comes out. Should I be worried?

I am a 32 yr old male and I feel lumps under my nipples and when I squeeze them a white discharge comes out. Should I be worried?

Gynecomastia: Some men develop breast tissue. If you are having secretion form the nipple have yourself examined. ...Read more

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There is a lump right underneath my nipple and when i touch it, it hurts. Im a male and i just noticed this two weeks ago, should I be worried?

Cancer rare in young: All breast lumps should be looked at by your pcp or breast surgeon. They will get an ultrasound or mammogram. If they cannot make a diagnosis then they may do a needle biopsy. At your age the concern is less likely to be about cancer. ...Read more

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I am 18 years old male & I have a small (1.5cm) hard lump below my left nipple since i was.15. Is it something serious?

Gynecomastia: Sounds like gynecomastia - a benign enlargement of breast tissue. I would recommend talking with your physician about it at your next visit. ...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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What is wrong with my nipples with lumps (male)?

Depends On Lumps?: It depends on what you are meaning by lumps. There are glands beneath the nipples that can become enlarged. They may come and go. Men can also have breast enlargement, called gynecomastia. This is more a general enlargement. Men can also get breast cancer. If the lump is there longer than a month or is growing, see your doctor. ...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


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more