My 13 year old son has a Hard, painful lump under his right nipple that has been hurting for about three weeks. We called the doctor and spoke to the triage nurse last week, and she said that it was most likley hormones and that it was a breat bud, because some boys will get them in puberty. I insisted on seeing a doctor to verify this. We took him on friday, and the doctor was concerned that when he felt it, it was Hard and about pea sized. He said hormones and breast buds are swollen nipples, not hard lumps. My sons nipple itself is not swollen. There is just a hard, pea sized, painful lump under his right nipple.
They are sending him to a pediatric surgeon to have it checked. So, we are worried. What will they do? Will they try to aspirate it? Send him for an ultrasound,etc? Are there cases of 13 year old boys getting cancer in this area?
If you could respond, I would greatly appreciate it!
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