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What is this bloody nipple discharge?

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Dr. Dariush Vaziri
Breast Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: It is abnormal

Bloody nipple discharge has many causes ranging from benign and malignant lesions, infection, inflammation and trauma.
The most common cause is a growth within a duct which is called an intraductal papilloma. This is usually a benign tumor. However, breast cancer can also cause nipple discharge which may be bloody or even clear. So it definitely needs an expert evaluation.

In brief: It is abnormal

Bloody nipple discharge has many causes ranging from benign and malignant lesions, infection, inflammation and trauma.
The most common cause is a growth within a duct which is called an intraductal papilloma. This is usually a benign tumor. However, breast cancer can also cause nipple discharge which may be bloody or even clear. So it definitely needs an expert evaluation.
Dr. Dariush Vaziri
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Dr. Mark Pack
Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Worrisome

Bloody nipple discharge could mean cancer.
See your doctor ASAP.

In brief: Worrisome

Bloody nipple discharge could mean cancer.
See your doctor ASAP.
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack
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