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Nipple growth

I have had a small pimple-like object on the face of my left nipple for over a year now. It is not a pimple, and is attached to the nipple, but stands out from it almost like a little ball extension. It was originally one bump and is now two, but not much bigger. I can lift it away from the nipple and it is connected by skin tissue, but cannot pull it off (hurts to try, obviously). Should I be concerned, and is there any way to have this removed safely and easily?
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Hi.  Probably the best thing to do is to have the bump removed by someone trained to do it (e.g. a surgeon), and to have the tissue examined by a pathologist just to make sure it's not anything serious.
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