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Hi i was wondering if someone can help me please. i had a baby 15 months ago but about 2 months ago i noticed a small lump just inder my nipple and its got a hole in the middle where puss comes out. its small not big but im just so scared as i dont want it to be what im thinking it could be :( please help me im only 24 years old

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replied October 3rd, 2011
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The symptoms that you describe could be suggestive of possibility of breast abscess or infection in the lactiferous ducts (beneath the nipples), breast lump etc. The exact cause cannot be commented upon without examining you. You should consider visiting your doctor/gynecologist to get it examined and go ahead with further investigations to look for the underlying cause. Get started on appropriate treatment as indicated by your examination findings/investigation results. If abscess or infective lump is detected, you might have to get it drained (done by your doctor/gynecologist under antibiotic cover and sterile precautions).
Take care.

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