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Forum Name: Breast Cancer

Question: little sweeling in left chest and nipple itching


 kumar2k - Mon Oct 22, 2007 5:24 am

im 27 yrs Male. i had a previous case of Grade A erosive esophagatis before 8 months. now am returning back to normal from the refulx problems.
Suddenly i noticed a swelling in the left chest area and my left nipple is itching and sometimes burning sensation.

and my right nipple is slightly flat. Can any1 advice
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Sat Oct 27, 2007 12:00 am

User avatar Hi Kumar2k,

You may have an infection of the breast tissue. This is much more common in women but can happen in men as well.

If your symptoms continue I would recommend you see your doctor for an evaluation.

Best wishes.

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