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My nipples have been wonky and different sizes for two years ish..no signs of a mass. Only 18. What's wrong with them?

My nipples have been wonky and different sizes for two years ish..no signs of a mass. Only 18. What's wrong with them?

It is very normal: for nipples and breasts to be different sizes. I would talk with your doctor just to reassure yourself it is normal. Hope that helps ...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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I have a small mass under my left nipple that began development when I was around 13, I am now 23. It hurts if pinched, no discharge. What is it?

I have a small mass under my left nipple that began development when I was around 13, I am now 23. It hurts if pinched, no discharge. What is it?

Gynocomastia: This is a condition where breast tissue enlarges in the male usyally starting with puberty in response to hormone changes. In most condition it resolves. However, the persistent of these tissue is called Gynocomastia. In older population medication can cause this condition. It is benign and surgical removal to resolve the pain is often the treatment. ...Read more

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I just got a mammogram in February and it came back a 1 with bilateral benign clarifications. i recently felt a mass close to my nipple, which i can?

I just got a mammogram in February  and it came back a 1 with bilateral benign clarifications. i recently felt a mass close to my nipple, which i can?

Regardless: of how the mammo was interpreted, if you feel a new Breast mass, see your doctor for en evaluation. You may need a Breast ultrasound and/or additional mammographic views. ...Read more

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Bilateral nipple discharge with stimulation, cytology was negative, no lump or mass seen on u/s.Is this accurate test for breast cancer?

Bilateral nipple discharge with stimulation, cytology was negative, no lump or mass seen on u/s.Is this accurate test for breast cancer?

Sort of: Cytology is not a great test to rule out cancer in the case of nipple discharge. Ultrasound is a good test but also doesn't rule out cancer. However bilateral discharge, only with stimulation, is extremely unlikely to represent cancer, especially at your age. Unilateral, spontaneous discharge is more concerning, as is bloody nipple discharge. ...Read more

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Large painfull mass behind right nipple not pregnant?

Don't know: What it is, but it should be evaluated medically as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My son has developed a mass under his left nipple. The area around it is pinkish red. And is very tender to the touch. What could this be?

My son has developed a mass under his left nipple. The area around it is pinkish red. And is very tender to the touch. What could this be?

Abcess/infection: An abcess ('boil') can occur anywhere on the body and is characterized by pain/swelling/ redness/warmth. It is best to get seen and have it drained ('lanced') and possibly cultured. In some studies doing an incision & drainage (I&D) cured most staph abcesses. An oral antibiotic may also be recommended. Hope he is better soon! ...Read more

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Hi, i feel d mass below my nipple , i perfomred ultra sound , doctor told me if its not a timor.. As timor r hard. Its 3 months i still feel d mass.

See below.: The general standard would be to evaluate the mass with ultrasound and mammography. But, nobody knows the best treatment for you like your local doc. ...Read more

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I had a diagnostic mammogram and ultrasound today. They found a hard mass behind my nipple. I was referred to the surgeon. Is it Cancer?

I had a diagnostic mammogram and ultrasound today. They found a hard mass behind my nipple. I was referred to the surgeon. Is it Cancer?

Biopsy: You have been referred to the surgeon most likely to organize a biopsy. A tissue sample can be taken from the mass to determine if it is benign or malignant. Most breast masses are benign but it is very important to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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