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Breast Abnormalities and Other Symptoms
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7/31/2017So I'm 22 in a few days, and for the last several months my right breast has had a green to black discharge. I'm not pregnant, my doctors claimed I was fine when they ran an ultrasound, but wouldn't give me any other info. My breast has been sore and tender, and has gotten worse with time. The discharge is usually greenish-grey, but other times it's black. They also said I don't have an infection which that at least I'm led to believe because the symptoms have been going on for so long.
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7/31/2017Most cases of nipple discharge are due to benign conditions and can be associated with menstrual hormone changes and fibrocystic changes. Nipple discharge may look milky, or it may be clear, yellow, green, brown or bloody. Evaluation with an ultrasound of the area behind the nipple and areola is often done to check for the presence of a papilloma. This is noncancerous tumor that can be associated with bloody discharge.

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