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What is the gray green discharge from a duct that is swollen? Fear breast cancer?

Hi. I am a 24 yr old female. I found two hard lumps in my right breast, along with swollen milk ducts three months ago. I am not breastfeeding , nor am I pregnant. My only child is three years old, never breastfed. My maternal grandmother died of breast cancer at the age of 54. I went to my doctor, who gave me a referral for an ultrasound , due to the lumps being palpable. My doctor explained that she thought they were simply fibroadenomas, but that she was not completely sure. I went for my ultrasound two weeks after. The results came back normal. I was then referred to a breast specialist, as my doctor wanted to verify that there were no other tests needed. I was cleared by the specialist, breast exam normal. I was told by the specialist that she believed my milk ducts became clogged, and that it was nothing to worry about. Since then, my milk ducts have became clogged quite a few times. I can actually squeeze them, and sometimes they will pop, feeling like a water balloon bursting inside my breast. A week ago, I barely brushed against my left nipple , and had a watery greyish-green discharge come from one duct. It lasted about 3 days, only when stimulated. My ducts are swollen again, to the point that my breast feels heavier than the other. My nipple is extremely sensitive, and becomes errect without stimulation. I have tried warm compresses and began takin aleve for the pain. The pain is radiating from my nipple throughout my entire left breast. There are times when I have to just hold my breast due to the constant pain. I do not have nipple retraction, nor do I have an orange peel look, yet.
Asked On : Sat, 6 Oct 2012
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Hi there, In case the ultrasound is normal then I'll not worry about being cancer. I think you have done all the right things, yet if you are in pain or discharge is persisting, don't be shy to report to your doctor again and seek remedy. Regards
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