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Infection under nipple, cough, swollen nipple, white and green pus comes out

i am a male, i have found some sort of infection under the skin on my nipple . i had no symptons of anything this morning, just been sick with a cough thats been getting worse. today around 14:00 i felt some discomfort on my left side breast , under my nipple, which i ignored. i took my shirt off about half an hour ago, and my left nipple was swollen and painful. i squeezed it and some white puss came out, and then some green puss came out right after, with a darker coloration. im not sure what to think about it, but the green kinda freaked me out. what, and how should i handle this? calm? yes
Asked On : Wed, 9 May 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.
Pus discharge from nipple is suggestive of bacterial infection leading to abscess formation.
A course of oral antibiotics are required to treat this infection.
And I suggest you not to squeeze the nipples.
And if the abscess is big it has to be drained under aseptic precautions.
Therefore consilt the doctor for examination and treatment.
Hope I have answered your query.
Answered: Tue, 29 Oct 2013
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