I got my first lump on my left nipple when I was 12, it dissapeared after a few months, then I got another one on the opposite nipple. Should I be worried or not? It is very normal for one side to have a lump and then the other. I can lift them up a bit but not much. You are so spot on. What to Do If My Child Has a Breast Lump? I look at these comments whenever i get nervous about it. I have a family history of breast cancer on both sides of my parents families.
Please keep that in mind when reading my comments and replies. After some time I realized that one side had no lump any more but it still looks a little raised. The breast surgeon I went to - who was apparently one of the best in Philadelphia - took me off the pill and I never had a problem again. Bottom line, it would be smart to have a doctor take a look. The lump under my nipple in very small, 0. So I noticed I had these lumps under my nipples when I was 12 and they were a little sore. Breast Abscess Breast abscesses can occur in preadolescent girls.
Hi, My 13 year old son has a Hard, painful his right that has been hurting for about three weeks. At the moment, the Dr. It sometimes develops during puberty for males. All bad things were running through my mind. My 12 year old son just told me about his lump: 0.
Do you still have questions? Is this common on twelve year olds at the start of puberty or is it a disease or infection?! Just wondering if I should go to the doctor and get it checked out, because I am thinking of getting a physical soon, thanks! My concern with this is that there may be too much estrogen their bodies!! Then, around the end of December, I got a second lump, but this time in my left nipple. The swelling under the nipple can last for a while,but will eventually disappear in a few months without any treatment. He showed me the lump tonight and as much as I wanted to freak out a little I stayed calm and just said we would have it looked at. Over the past few weeks a bump has been starting to grow on my right nipple. I am 15 years old and my nipple just recently started swelling.
Even if you're not worried, it's always a good idea to talk to your doctor about your changing body. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. His pediatrician says it is a breast bud, but why did this occur after injury, and when should I worry? These transformations are brought about by surges of complex and precisely balanced hormones. I am just still worried and not sure what else I should ask. Best, MsGreene Note: I am the co-founder of DrGreene. But no need to panic. Two tiny lumps under my nipples.
I was told to squeeze them n when I would do it with a lot of force a small amount of colourless sticky liquid came out. Should I be the overly concerned parent or is it still part of puberty? When he was 13 -14 I think, he did develop the hard lumps under his nipple. Please still have a family doc check you. There are reports of breast cancer in men, but it is extremely, extremely rare in adolescent boys, and I wouldn't worry about it. My breast lump is still on top of my left nipple.
The lumps are often tender when they are growing the fastest. My son is now 2 years old. Made an appmt 4 my son with his dr. All information is for educational purposes only. Boys who are overweight often have extra fat tissue under and around the nipple. © 1995- The Nemours Foundation. Breasts have some hard lumpy tissue at the base that is much more noticeable before they fully develop As there's less fat to cover it.
I carried this large leaking wound until I had my baby and stopped nursing after 4 months. Id love to hear from you. But underneath these hopeful, at-home diagnoses lies a common fear for breast lumps in boys—it might be a tumor! Female child will have these breast buds which usually appear at age of nine or ten, although it can be earlier or later. Ask your doctor more about this. Breast lumps in children often give rise to two immediate fears—Could it be a tumor? And should I tell me parents about this? I have my left nipple swollen and I feel like a little circle inside where it hurts a little when i touch it. I was worried at the time, and my physician told me it was normal.
This slightly drifts away from the normal puberty lumps called gynecomastia we all go through. You can read more expert advice about breast development in boys. They are sending him to a pediatric surgeon to have it checked. Obesity can certainly be a cause of gynecomastia in some children Clinical Pediatrcs, 1998; 37:367—371. It is extremely unlikely that you have breast cancer.
Marcia I was 9 when I started my period so I most likely had brest buds at 7 or 8. Many thanks for sharing your knowledge, which has been very useful in advising ourselves and confirming our thoughts on puberty etc. Gynecomastia is not caused by breast cancer. One on the right side of my neck and one in my nipple. His father wants to wait a week to see if it goes away, but I think we need to see a doctor now. It's very common for young boys who are going through puberty to have some swelling or enlargement of the breast tissue under the nipple.