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I am a 55 year old female, recently my left nipple is in so

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Hi I am a 55 year old female, recently my left nipple is in so much pain and very sensitive. Yesterday there was a white looking pimple on the tip. I have yearly mammograms so not sure what this could be
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
it sounds like mastitis infection of your left nipple or breast.
you should see a doctor and see if you need a course of antibiotics to help clear up an infection
mastitis can occur if a small amount of bacteria gets into the breast through the nipple skin, through a skin pore or something.
your symptoms don't sound like breast cancer, more like mastitis
do you have a doctor you can see who can give you a course of antibiotics to see if that helps?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
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