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breast lump..

I just recently found a large lump in my right breast, It was painful at first so i went to the ER, they told me it was a normal fibroid and not to worry, now i get nerve pains in my nipple and a greenish discharge.  Im worried but I am scared the DR will think im exaggerating or something....
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The first possibility that is coming to my mind is mammary duct ectasia.It causes one or more of the ducts beneath your nipple to become inflamed and clogged with a thick, sticky substance that's green or black. You can feel relieved by applying warm compresses to your breast. Taking aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen, may help relieve some symptoms. Also consult a gynecologist as antibiotics may be needed.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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