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Breast pain and nipple discharge. Are these symptoms of breast cancer?

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In brief: Not usually

Breast pain and nipple discharge are infrequently signs of cancer. Pain may be related to fibrocystic changes or perhaps infection or inflammation.
Nipple discharge may be due to a intraductal papilloma, a benign tumor within the duct system (usually near the nipple). You should have a physical exam, and possibly ultrasound to determine the cause of your symptoms.

In brief: Not usually

Breast pain and nipple discharge are infrequently signs of cancer. Pain may be related to fibrocystic changes or perhaps infection or inflammation.
Nipple discharge may be due to a intraductal papilloma, a benign tumor within the duct system (usually near the nipple). You should have a physical exam, and possibly ultrasound to determine the cause of your symptoms.
Dr. Lester Thompson
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Dr. Tushar Patel
Radiology

In brief: Need to see Doctor

You will need a doctor to examine your breasts and order imaging studies such as mammogram and breast ultrasound.
Bloody nipple discharge is worrisome for cancer.

In brief: Need to see Doctor

You will need a doctor to examine your breasts and order imaging studies such as mammogram and breast ultrasound.
Bloody nipple discharge is worrisome for cancer.
Dr. Tushar Patel
Dr. Tushar Patel
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