Hi, I've had a wart on my left areola for more than 2 years now. It is like a small outgrowth, with dark colored skin hanging, about one-fourth of a cm. It is not painful at all (even when I squeeze it). There is no pain in my breast either. 6 months back, it showed it to a doctor who said it's harmless (just a short and casual physical examination)
Two weeks back, I realized it had become almost black with an adhesive-like thing covering it, which I was able to peel off.....no pain. The skin on the outgrowth remained as soft as it was earlier. But a few days ago, I noticed the entire "growth" had shrunk (as if it were burnt). The length of the outgrowth is the same but, like I said, it has shrunk, so it appears very flat (as agianst the full and soft shape it had earlier). It still does not pain. But, what worries me is that, while taking a shower today, I noticed it bled (though very) slightly. I repeat, it does not pain at all, even now with the change in shape / size / color, etc.
Do you have a family history of cancer? Have you noticed any other lump or abnormal feature? The wart needs a detailed clinical examination just for the reason that it is changing shape, size and colour. It is not necessary for a breast skin lesion to be of alarm only when it is painful. You need to get an appointment scheduled at the earliest. It is a possibilty that it has become infected and would then require antibacterial and antifungal ointments. Goodluck.
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.