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Palpitations & sharp left chest pain & random sharp left nipple stabbing pains. Pain- 2/3months, nipple pain - 1 month. Palpitations 4+ years help?

Palpitations & sharp left chest pain & random sharp left nipple stabbing pains. Pain- 2/3months, nipple pain - 1 month. Palpitations 4+ years help?

Dysautonomia - MVP: You may have dysautonomia which is associated with mitral valve prolapse syndrome - neither are usually life threatening but both cause patients anxiety about their symptoms. Read dr. Richard hoffman's book on mvp on amazon. Com. Increase fluid intake, try magnesium supplements. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Mammogram showed normal. Ultrasound normal. Fluctuating pain in breasts and right armpit. Sporadic sharp nipple pain on right. Advice please.

Mammogram showed normal. Ultrasound normal. Fluctuating pain in breasts and right armpit. Sporadic sharp nipple pain on right. Advice please.

No worries: It is unlikely that your symptoms are due to breast cancer or significant breast disease. If the symptoms persist, however, you should see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What does white cysts on the nipple look like?

What does white cysts on the nipple look like?

A small white ball: A cyst implies that it is filled with some type of fluid; so it's a fluid filled sac on the nipple that is white. This could be a sebaceous gland duct that is blocked, or an infected gland. Try some warm compresses to the area to see if it drains or goes away within 10 days. If not see your pcp. ...Read more

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Was told I may need a d and c for tumor, cyst and thickening. In pain and my nipples hurt why is this?!

Was told I may need a d and c for tumor, cyst and thickening. In pain and my nipples hurt why is this?!

Hormonal imbalance: Imbalance of sex hormones can explain most of the issues, including pain in the nipples. Please follow your doctor's advice. ...Read more

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Left nipple itchy checked for lumps can't seem to find but on squeezing I have brown fluid coming out before I had green but cyst removed.

Left nipple itchy checked for lumps can't seem to find but on squeezing I have brown fluid coming out before I had green but cyst removed.

Breast exam: Breast examination by your doctor. You also need us and mammogram. You have already a cyst removed. The colored discharge is abnormal and needs attention asap. Thanks. ...Read more

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Found a fluid filled cyst just under the skin an inch below my nipple. About less than a CM what can this be? I'm a male, 18 years old.

Found a fluid filled cyst just under the skin an inch below my nipple. About less than a CM what can this be? I'm a male, 18 years old.

Could be cyst or fat: There may be fat tissue collection, which is normal and not to worry about. But watch it if it is getting big in size or any discharge coming out or you have any pain, It may be causing anxiety so better see your doctor who will explain to you what it is- fat or cyst. ...Read more

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I have cyst-like bumps near my nipples that do not itch or hurt. I can squeeze the white contents out but they keep filling up. Scars. What do I do?

I have cyst-like bumps near my nipples that do not itch or hurt. I can squeeze the white contents out but they keep filling up. Scars. What do I do?

Hidradenitis: This sounds like a condition called hidradenitis suppurativa. This is an inflammatory condition of the glands of the skin. If they are recurrent, surgery can be done to remove the glands that get affected. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have possible small cysts or dilated milk duct at the 12:30 8cm from nipple.?

What does it mean to have possible small cysts or dilated milk duct at the 12:30 8cm from nipple.?

Benign findings: It means that small fluid filled areas were seen and that small cysts or dilated milk ducts could have this appearance. These are normal, benign breast findings and no reason for concern.

Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have been recently diagnoised with a ovarian cyst. I also have a knot under my arm and get black heads around my nipples what can be causing this.

I have been recently diagnoised with a ovarian cyst. I also have a knot under my arm and get black heads around my nipples what can be causing this.

Unrelated issues: Ovarian cysts are common, vary in size and is part normal life for many. The knot under your arm is probably an enlarged lymph node, could be a reaction to a bug bite or skin irritation on that arm, or something worse. I can't explain the black heads, but your doc may have a different label and reason. I can't see any reason to try to put this together as one issue. ...Read more

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Have an abscess on my left nipple went for a mammogram Showed benign lumps and cysts however reactive Lymph node found In auxiliary should I be worri?

Have an abscess on my left nipple went for a mammogram Showed benign lumps and cysts however reactive Lymph node found In auxiliary should I be worri?

Nope: "Reactive" means just what it sounds like...reaction to an infection (old). ..just doing it's job!

Hope this is helpful!

Dr Z ...Read more

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Itchy nipples, small itchy cyst/pimple like bumps between and around breasts. What is this? Does it sound serious enough to get checked? OTC?

Itchy nipples, small itchy cyst/pimple like bumps between and around breasts. What is this? Does it sound serious enough to get checked? OTC?

Healthtap visit: Consider doing a virtual visit with one of the Healthtap primary care doctors or Dermatologist. They may be able to look at the area in question and direct you to further treatment. This is an issue that will require visualization of the area to draw any conclusions. ...Read more

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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

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Tender r nipple after 2 yrs. Mam and us show only cyst. Brca2 +. Should I be worried? Dr is dismissive about it bc it doesn't look ab. No discharge.

Tender r nipple after 2 yrs. Mam and us show only cyst. Brca2 +. Should I be worried? Dr is dismissive about it bc it doesn't look ab. No discharge.

BRAC2+ breast cyst: In general the incidence of cancer in women with breast cysts is low but it is elevated from baseline. You could ask for a cyst aspiration where they could check the cells for abnormalities. Discuss with a doctor/breast surgeon. Have yearly follow up ...Read more

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I have a small cyst on the right breast near nipple. I am also breastfeeding. What to do?

I have a small cyst on the right breast near nipple. I am also breastfeeding. What to do?

Breast Feeding: Continue feeding. If the lump got hot or warm you may need an antibiotic. The cyst may resolve on its own. If it grows have your doctor check it. ...Read more

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Norm have a 26-28 day cycle. On cd 35 now. Sore nipples and ovary pain off and on. Have been stressed. Neg test 5 days ago. Cyst, stress, pregnant?

Norm have a 26-28 day cycle. On cd 35 now. Sore nipples and ovary pain off and on. Have been stressed. Neg test 5 days ago. Cyst, stress, pregnant?

Late period: The most common reason (after pregnancy) for a missed/late period is a late or missed ovulation. It's common. If your test was negative, you're unlikely pregnant but test again. If still negative you can wait another month for the next period. Good wishes. ...Read more

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Lump near nipple diagnosed as infected cyst is still very red and tender after 2 months despite two week course on flucloxacillin 500. Shows no head.

Lump near nipple diagnosed as infected cyst is still very red and tender after 2 months despite two week course on flucloxacillin 500. Shows no head.

Help needed: It soundscapes like you still have an infection present. You might want to apply hot compresses to the cyst to try to bring it to a head so that a doctor can open and drain the cyst. ...Read more

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Haven't gotten my period since Dec. 2016. My nipples have been tender for a week. I have no history of cyst and took 2 pregnancy test, both negative?

Period will be soon: Most people with tender nipples not more than two weeks before period start The longer they tender, chances of extremely heavy flow especially they been hurting off and on since dec 16! repeat pregnancy test if no period over 2 weeks and breast still tender
The condition is not too dangerous so far
In case very heavy bleed, drink fluids and eat salt so not get dizzy ...Read more

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Can a cyst break in a breast and cause yellow liquid and pus-like stuff come out your nipple?

Can a cyst break in a breast and cause yellow liquid and pus-like stuff come out your nipple?

Find out more: Smelly liquid along with a sore red area in the breast might be an infection, and a cyst (particularly after lactation) might be the cause, but any unusual discharge from the nipple could mean something serious, so please consult your PCP for a referral, usually to a general surgeon. ...Read more

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Last week had a whitehead looking pimple on my areola near my nipple. Warm compresses and no whitehead. Week later still there but no whitehead. Cyst?

Last week had a whitehead looking pimple on my areola near my nipple. Warm compresses and no whitehead. Week later still there but no whitehead. Cyst?

Needs assessment: Please make sure that it's not a small abscess or infection.
Cysts can form post infection too.
If it feels deep, also it should be seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a couple of cyst in my breast with a little leakage from the nipple, generally when I'm working is when I notice it. Eight years ago I had a cyst that was drained and then grew, the doctor again tried to drain it but couldn't get anything to come o

I have a couple of cyst in my breast with a little leakage from the nipple, generally when I'm working is when I notice it. Eight years ago I had a cyst that was drained and then grew, the doctor again tried to drain it but couldn't get anything to come o

A: A cyst in the same breast as your original cancer is of some concern. Are you still in contact with your original breast surgeon? Have you had any other studies done?
I can sympathize with your desire to have this surgically resolved, but surgery in irradiated tissue has a higher risk of complications. I would contact a surgeon specializing in breast cancer. ...Read more

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Is it common for cyst to form under nipple in male? Swells up oneday, next day smaller. Should I be worried about male breast cancer? 27 yr old male

Is it common for cyst to form under nipple in male? Swells up oneday, next day smaller. Should I be worried about male breast cancer? 27 yr old male

No and no: Cyst in breast is no common in males. Breast cancer is rare at your age. But something is going on. Go see your doctor or surgoen. ...Read more

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Breasts itching daily. Nipple sometimes worse than rest of breasts but now everywhere. Lumps prev. Found & ruled cysts. Breast cancer runs in family.

Breasts itching daily. Nipple sometimes worse than rest of breasts but now everywhere. Lumps prev. Found & ruled cysts. Breast cancer runs in family.

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, and physical examination. You may try changing your bra to a natural material. You may also try going without the bra on the weekends to see if that makes a difference.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Rt breast pain/burning when pushing underside of breast, 2 when moving. Starts where pressed goes to nipple No lumps felt or fever, noncyclical. Cyst?

Rt breast pain/burning when pushing underside of breast, 2 when moving. Starts where pressed goes to nipple No lumps felt or fever, noncyclical. Cyst?

Breast pain: Breast pain is often related to weight gain, dietary changes, caffeine intake, poor fitting bras or clothes, breast cysts, fibrocystic tissue and others. Schedule a visit for an examination. Since you are 35 the doctor may also order a mammogram or a breast sonogram to better evaluate the area. ...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