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Hard and solid lump under my right nipple. Is this male breast starting or a lump of cancer?

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Perhaps

Men can get breast cancer, although it is rare.
You should be evaluated by health care provider.

In brief: Perhaps

Men can get breast cancer, although it is rare.
You should be evaluated by health care provider.
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Age of patient

If there is a lump under the nipple of a pubescent boy, that is normal for that stage of development.
If the hard mass is in an adult, see your doctor to exclude cancer.

In brief: Age of patient

If there is a lump under the nipple of a pubescent boy, that is normal for that stage of development.
If the hard mass is in an adult, see your doctor to exclude cancer.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology

In brief: It depends.

It could be many things.
If you are entering puberty, male breast developmant can be a possibility, especially if it is in the other breast, but it would not be expected to be hard. It may be gynecomastia, an enlargement of the male breast with many causes. It may be cancer, or just a calcification, or some other benign finding. It would be wise to see your doctor for a more complete work-up.

In brief: It depends.

It could be many things.
If you are entering puberty, male breast developmant can be a possibility, especially if it is in the other breast, but it would not be expected to be hard. It may be gynecomastia, an enlargement of the male breast with many causes. It may be cancer, or just a calcification, or some other benign finding. It would be wise to see your doctor for a more complete work-up.
Dr. Joseph Woods
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