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Enlarged left nipple, vein infection. Ultrasound scan done, shows inflammation. Surgery necessary?

Hello Sir, Last one & half years my left nipple is enlarging. Now a days its increased & saw adoctor. Then I taken an ultra sound scan as per doctor advice. The ultra sound result is , there is an infection or inflammation in the areola region. Doctor told we need to operate that area. He also don t understand whats the problem. kindly advise. Actualy nipple side vien having some disease or not
Asked On : Sun, 6 May 2012
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A Chronic infection even if it is not painful ( Probably because of repeated courses of Antibiotics) , is better drained , to ensure complete cure.Else with Bacterial Infections, recurrence is common.If it still doesn't cure ,a different Diagnosis like a Parasitic infection (like a Hydatid Cyst), Tuberculosis or Malignancy ( Cancer )has to be considered. Please note that Males & of all ages, can also develop Breast Cancer.
In Clinic terms the most Benign ( Non-Cancerous) growth, is one that is taken out ! Often a clear Diagnosis is made only after a Histo-Pathological Examination of Tissue removed at Surgery or Pus Cultured from a Drainage Procedure.
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