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gynocomastia from placing nicoteen patch above left nipple

gynocomastia from nicoteen patch on my left nipple
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replied August 21st, 2010
You do not indicate whether you are male or female, which makes it difficult for me to advise you. However, to my knowledge, nicotine patches are not associated with an increased risk of breast cancer (even if you place the patch close to your breast area).

As I cannot examine you, my best advice is that if you have a new breast mass, then you should see your doctor and have this mass (and both breasts) examined.

Sincerely/ Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS

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