Aa
A
A
A
Close
Breast Cancer Community
9.41k Members
Avatar universal

breast cancer symptoms?

Hey im 14 year old girl and about a week ago my nipples started to get scaly and itchy. A hard lump has also comeup in my armpit which is painfull and discharges from 2 or 3 place on the lump, the discharge is a pale yellow colour. I'm not sure if girls as young as me can get breast cancer but i googled it and aparently both are symptoms.
2 Responses
587083 tn?1327123862
Hi,
Your nipples could be aggravated by exposure to irritants including , soap, detergents,lotions and maybe also wearing a new bras which could be irritating your skin.Hormonal changes in your body during puberty could also be causing the itchiness.
It is very difficult to give you a precise answer concerning your problem.Your symptoms though are NOT a sign of breast cancer particularly because it's happening on both your nipples and also because at your age that would be something very rare indeed.
Some deodorants, that could clog pores, or shaving the armpits, could cause an infection of the hair follicles causing the lump you are describing.

For exact diagnosis,I would urge you to consult your doctor/dermatologist for a breast exam so that these skin problems you are having can be treated successfully.

Take care and God Bless..
1507201 tn?1289802413
Thanks for this post, really informative. helped me understand the breast cancer symptoms thanks zouzi  for your answer !!!
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
A quick primer on the different ways breast cancer can be treated.
Diet and digestion have more to do with cancer prevention than you may realize
From mammograms to personal hygiene, learn the truth about these deadly breast cancer rumors.
Breast cancer is not an inevitability. From what you eat and drink to how much you exercise, learn what you can do to slash your risk.
In You Can Prevent a Stroke, Dr. Joshua Yamamoto and Dr. Kristin Thomas help us understand what we can do to prevent a stroke.
Smoking substitute may not provide such a healthy swap, after all.