What causes breast lump and nipple discharge? 4 possible conditions

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See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

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Breast Cancer Overview

Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in women (after skin cancer), and can affect a number of different parts of the breasts.

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Fibrocystic Breast Disease

Fibrocystic breast disease is when a woman has benign yet painful lumps in her breasts.

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Mastitis

Mastitis is an infection of the ducts of the breast. It usually only occurs in women who are breastfeeding their babies.

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Intraductal Papilloma

Finding a lump in your breast or hearing the doctor tell you there is a tumor in your breast can be scary and unsettling. Breast tumors are not always indicative of cancer; there are benign breast conditions that ca...

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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