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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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hoe can i help you?
User :   I have infection in my nipple directly behind it, i dont think its infection since i have performed FNA on myself, its more of a hard lump, happened after nipple piercing, i have seen a surgeon to remove milk ducts and all other things do nipple is back to normal but he says he cant because of blood supply or something and nipple will fall off, i want to know is it possible to totally remove all milk ducts and is this safe and can nipple fall off?
Doctor :  
tell me your age and gender ?
Doctor :   Let me read
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User :   im 19 and male
Doctor :  
it depends on the type of report you get fromthe Fna?
User :   surgeon said he cant remove completely because of the blood supply to nipple or soemthing
User :   what did he mean?
User :   i performed FNA at home
User :   by myself
User :   i took out all pus and bloody thing
User :   now only hard lump left
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User :   have looked at all anatomical drawings of nipple and only thing i canthink is ducts and ampulla are infected
Doctor :  
Is the infection and discharge has come down now?
User :   what do u think, can milk ducts be completely removed and is it safe?
User :   yes infection come down a lot
Doctor :  
ok, then only that part will be removed?
User :   which part?
Doctor :  
And npple blood supply will be retained?
User :   what did surgeon mean then that he cant take it all off or nipple will fall off
Doctor :  
IS the nipple is also affected now?
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