Breast Cancer Community
bleeding from breast
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to breast cancer, biopsy, genetics, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, lumps, lumpectomy, lymph node dissection, lymphedema, mammograms, mastectomy, radiation therapy, reconstruction, and self exams.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

bleeding from breast

hi, my mother recently had bleeding from her breast. she is 50yrs old .is it a symptom of breast cancer or it it is due to some infection ? kindly advice
Related Discussions
3 Comments
Blank
Avatar f tn
Hi,

I am assuming that you are talking about bleeding from the nipple. Is that correct?

A nipple discharge is significant and needs to be investigated further if it -
- is persistent,
- comes out without squeezing the breasts or any stimulation,
- is bloody or foul smelling or altered,
- is associated with a lump, nipple or skin changes etc.

Has she noticed any abnormal features on breast self examination like a breast lump, nipple discharge , skin changes etc?

You could consult her doctor for a clinical breast examination to clear out any doubts .

Do let us know if you have any more doubts and keep us posted on how she is doing.

Hope this helps.

Good luck.
Blank
Avatar n tn
At 43 I had a oozing bloody/milky almost rusty colored  discharge and was diagnosed with dcis (stage 0 breast cancer). Last year at 46 I had a bloody red discharge from the other nipple which truned out to be  a fibroadema ( a small benign growth). Your mom should get a  biospy and  that will be able to confirm what it is.  Best of luck to her.                
Blank
Avatar f tn
Hi,

How is your mother doing now?

Post us about any doubts and what her doctor advises.

Regards.
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Breast Cancer Community Resources
Top Breast Cancer Answerers
25201 tn?1255584436
Blank
japdip
587083 tn?1327123862
Blank
zouzi
739091 tn?1300669627
Blank
SueYoung55
State of Confusion