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my wife has a hard like a quarter nipple.  The hardeness is in the inside and i pressed and is hard.  the sore is inside the nipple around the nipple

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Hi there.

From what you have described, this can be due an underlying infection causing abscess formation (collection of pus).  This can be treated with antibiotics and/or incision of the area to drain the abscess.  Other uncommon causes would include Paget's disease of the breast, with an underlying associated breast nodule.  I suggest you have this looked at by your doctor to have a more accurate picture.  If this is indeed infection, he may give a course of antibiotics.

Wishing you all the best.   Regards and God bless.
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