I'm 13. On the outer side of my nipple is a weird lump. This has never happened before and if I press hard enough it hurts. Should I be concerned???
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19707807 tn?1483082075
Hello, many lumps on the outside of the breasts that hurt are benign, and mean nothing. Lumps that do not hurt when you press down on them, and are in and around the lobules/stroma of the breast are cancer lumps. Breast cancer occurs in the lymph system.

Certain moles also indicate cancer. Melanoma with asymmetrical and uneven flat edges are cancer moles. Melanoma with symmetrical, even edges are noncancerous moles. Here is a link for cancerous moles. (https://www.google.com/search?q=images+of+cancer+moles&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjj7ZuJq5vRAhXrhVQKHfaUCdIQ_AUICCgB&biw=1366&bih=638)

Breast cancer primarily occur in lymph nodes under the arm (axillary nodes), lymph nodes around the collar bone (supraclavicular and infraclavicular lymph nodes), and llymph nodes inside the chest near the breast bone (internal mammary lymph nodes).

If you have nipple discharge, flaking of the nipples, and painless lumps, that is definitely a sign of cancer. I hit my left breast on the edge of my desk about a week ago, it formed a small lump and it hurt-- but it went away within a few days. You should be alright, but if you are concerned a about it, you should ask your mother about it.
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973741 tn?1342342773
Hi, at 13, this is a good thing to show your mother.  She'll want to know and can decide if you need to see a doctor or not.  good luck
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I don't think you should be concerned your still going throw puberty so your going to have lots of changes in your body .
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