Breast Cancer Community
discoloration of the nipples
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

discoloration of the nipples

I have noticed in the past few days that my left nipple has been a real dark almost black color and then it fades away...I only notice this when I am in the shower... is there anything to this discoloration, I know that I am not pregnant and so it just has me thinking should I be concerned and contact my family doctor...
Related Discussions
1 Comment
Blank
25201_tn?1255584436
I'm not sure what might be causing this discoloration ... without any other symptoms I would wonder if it might have something to do with circulation andthe change in temperature due to showering. If this is the only time you notice the problem I don't think I would be overly concerned but it wouldn't hurt to  ck. with your Dr. about it.   Regards ....
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Breast Cancer Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Breast Cancer Answerers
25201_tn?1255584436
Blank
japdip
587083_tn?1327123862
Blank
zouzi