My nipples itch a lot is it normal or is it a form of breast cancer?

Nipple itching. Nipple itching is commonly caused by dry skin but can also be related to a fungal infection. Paget's disease of the nipple is a rare entity where early breast cancer shows up on the nipple with or without a breast mass. Recommend seeing your doctor.
Soap, lotion, or... Are you using a new soap, lotion or powder? A new bra? All of these things can cause irritation to the nipple. Do you have a rash along with the itching? If so, then you need to see your doctor. There is a rare form of cancer called paget's that can occur without a mass but a rash. You may need to see your doctor for an evaluation.

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I'm 18 and have one inverted nipple that itches, can it be breast cancer!?

If the nipple has. Always been inverted - that is likely your anatomy. Breast cancer risk is quite low at age 18. However, if these are new changes - have them medically assessed. Read more...

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...

For 2weeks I have had horrible itching on one nipple. No skin changes, or discharge. I am a high risk for breast cancer and have many fibroids?

No cancer. For the most part cancers arise in the breast in association with intraductal pathology. There is micro Ca clustered in one area but asymptomatic. Itching of nipple with no lesion to suggest Pagets would be related to possible histamine release in area with no known cause. At 58 mammo indicated and if all neg use xylocaine (lidocaine) ointment on nipple. Read more...

I get breast pain the 2 weeks before my period, worse pain in the right one, plus it itches sometimes. Does that mean breast cancer?

Not likely. Painful & sometimes swollen or lumpy breasts, worse around the menstrual cycle, is most often a benign fibrocystic condition. However, a firm breast lump that persists would be concerning. See a doctor for a breast examination. Read more...
No. These are changes and symptoms that occur normally in reaction to hormonal changes. The breasts can also feel lumpier too. If you have lumps that do not feel normal to you, then i recommend you get evaluated by your doctor. Read more...
No. This is most likely physiologic. Your breasts are responding to the hormones in your body. You should discuss your concerns with your friendly primary care physician. Read more...
No cancer. The menstrual period represents the effect of hormone activity and changes on the uterus. Thus two weeks before period when estrogen secretion is highest and before progesterone appears the hormone has effects on many tissues including breast. At that point maximum secretion of fluid and dilatation of milk ducts occur to cause your symptoms. No Ca involved. Read more...

What r the signs of breast cancer since I feel one lump right under my nipples is that normal?

Possibly. There are some breast lumps that may be benign and some may be malignant. If this is a new mass, i would suggest seeing your doctor for further evaluation. Read more...
Needs follow-up. While a lump may be benign (a cyst, a fibroadenoma), cancer needs to be ruled out. Breast cancer most often presents as a painless lump in the breast. You should see your doctor and get a mammogram and likely an ultrasound. This may require a biopsy. Read more...

How can you tell a normal lump under a guy's nipple vs. A symptom of male breast cancer?

Duration and change. Skin issues common, male breast unusual. It used to be exclusively older men, but camp lejeune cluster in marines, family and vets suggest environmental toxin. If the lump has been there and has not changed, i'd worry less. If it is enlarging, red, and painful, see a surgeon. Cancer usually is not painful, but it needs removal and sent to path to analyze. Read more...
No normal lump. Any lump under the nipple is abnormal and should be examined by a doctor and likely biopsied to exclude cancer. Read more...
See your doctor. You will need an exam by a health professional and an ultrasound to know for sure. Read more...