Breast Cancer/lump on nipple


About three weeks ago I noticed a small raised lump on my nipple with a white head on it. The lump is slightly pink but it is not painful or hard but does not seem to be going either. There is no discharge although I can scrape the white away but the spot remains. I am scared it may be breast cancer, I am 41 yrs old and stopped breast feeding 2 years ago so can't be related to that. Should I be concerned?

From your description I doubt that this is a cancer but since I can not check you myself I think you should let a doctor check you. Good luck!

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Claes-Gustaf Nordquist, M.D.


I`m a doctor of medicine and a specialist in radiation therapy and medical oncology. I have long experience in diagnostics and treatment of breast tumours.


I'm a Doctor of Medicine and specialist in Medical Oncology and Radiation Therapy educated & trained in Sweden. Now retired. Background in Radiation Therapy, Medical Oncology, Radiation Protection, Nuclear Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, Gynecological Oncology, Clinical Pathology, Clinical Cytology,Hematology and Internal Medicine. M.D. from the faculty of medicine, Royal Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Have also been an exchange student at the Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem Israel. Former medical consultant, Swedish National Board of Radiation Protection. Former Police Surgeon and Medical Examiner, Stockholm Police Department. Former Chief Medical Officer, The Royal Guards, The Royal Horse Guards and the Royal Household Brigade, Royal Swedish Army Medical Corps.You can also reach me on: I have no restrictions on the number of questions there.

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