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odd nipple pain

hi,
    i'm 16 years old and i have had for a few days an odd nipple pain, like when you poke a bruise kinda pain...

some people say they have felt a rock shape under the nipple- upon my self-examniation i didn't feel this supposed rock thing, and the pain is on and off...

i can feel the pain when i poke it regardless of my nipple being hard or soft..

so i'm not sure if this is a cancer or not- i'm just worried and need convincing of what it is

much obliged to all who answer
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