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White head on nipple, hurts, swollen

Hi I m an 20 year old female and i have an boil / white head on my nipple I ve never gotten then before and it really hurts I don t know were it came from I can t touch it bc it hurts so bad my whole nipple is showllen and I m scared I don t know if I want to go to the hospital or oygbn what is it and were Does it come from
Asked On : Fri, 30 Mar 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response

Thank you for your query. I can understand your concerns.
Relax. It most likely is a boil.

How big is it (in centimeters)?

It will burst on its own if its small and the pus will drain. Start oral antibiotics for it.

Feel free to consult me directly


Dr. Som Biswas M.D.
Answered: Thu, 27 Mar 2014
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