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male lump under nipples

hi im 15 i have noticed a large lump under my nipples i have had this for some time now i would just like to know what it is and if there is anything to worry about also i wpuld like to no how to cure this thank
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replied March 31st, 2012
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The breast lump could be due to breast tissue response to hormonal changes, lipoma, abscess, fibroadenoma, duct ectasia, etc. You could have also felt the lactiferous ducts under the nipple (a normal finding). You should consider getting the lump examined by your doctor/gynecologist at the earliest and go ahead with further investigations (mammogram, ultrasound scan etc) to look for the underlying cause. Get started on treatment as indicated by examination findings and investigation results. If there is history of breast cancer in family, getting tumor marker test done will help to predict your chances of developing it. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately. Drink plenty of water. Take adequate rest. Maintain healthy diet and lifestyle.
Take care.

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