Archive for May 28th, 2010

Nipple discharge can often be a symptom of breast cancer Women may notice discharge from their nipples during a self breast exam, clinical breast exam, or even inside their bras or blouses.

Although nipple discharge is most often related to a benign condition, it can indicate breast cancer. Nipple discharge for most women is not cancerous. You may want to see a doctor just to be on the safe side.

If discharge occurs only on one side, or happens without being squeezed or stimulated, an exam is absolutely necessary. A woman should also be concerned if the discharge is like an egg white, sticky, or bloody. Your doctor may want to schedule a mammogram to rule out breast cancer.

Keep in mind that most cases if nipple discharge are not cancer. Nipple discharge can be normal in some cases, and abnormal in others. A simple visit to the doctor can determine this.

Read Full Post »

Read Full Post »

« Newer Posts