There is a tiny bit of blood that discharges when I squeeze my left nipple. Should I be concerened? I am putting off going to the doctor because I don't have any health insurance right now. It only comes out when I squeeze and it is only a tiny bit, and it doesn't come out every time I squeeze either. Please help.
Hi. I had an episode recently of the same thing with my right breast. I have been told any time there is blood is not normal. Not necessarily bad, just not normal. It needs to be checked. I am still in the process of having mine checked and will post when I know anything new. Get it checked and let us know. My thoughts are with you.
Bloody nipple discharge can be caused by both benign and malignant conditions. A bilateral nipple discharge can be caused by incompletely understood hormonal influences. A unilateral nipple discharge should be evaluated further. Examples of benign conditions that can cause bloody nipple discharge include fibrocystic disease, intraductal papilloma, and acute or chronic mastitis. Examples of malignant conditions include breast carcinoma, Paget’s disease of the nipple, and sarcoma (fibrosarcoma, neurosarcoma).
I agree with Chanda that you have to consult your doctor for proper evaluation.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.