Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
178 Doctors are Online

Have tumor in breast. Have pain in breast and nipple is swollen. Cause?

i have a tumor in my right breast which my doctor says he can tell by the shao pe of it is ok [oval shaped] he wanted to do another mamogram in 6 months y to make sure there are no changes it has been 4 months .one week ago i started noticing pain in both breast now the nipple on my right breast is swolen and very painful it looks like it could bust open what do you think is causing this?
Asked On : Mon, 11 Mar 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  18
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Lab Tests
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Thank you for your query.
This might be an infection in the breast that has formed an abscess , that is erupting on the nipple.
Unfortunately the shape of a lump in the breast will not exclude cancer of the breast. You need to see a doctor as soon as possible to reassess the situation. They need to exclude cancer by taking a fine needle aspiration or a biopsy of tissue, if it is just an infection , it needs to be surgically drained and treated with antibiotics. I trust this information helps you.
Answered: Mon, 11 Mar 2013
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor