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Breast Abnormalities and Other Symptoms
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8/20/2017I had an abcess tooth. During that time, I had bleeding at night from my left nipple. I would notice blood on my gown and sheets in the morning. I have since had the tooth removed. I chalked it up to having an infection that traveled to me breasts. It's been about 2 weeks since it's been removed and I noticed a small blood spot on my gown again. 2 years again I had a biopsy in the same breast, the left one, and this is the one bleeding. I mentioned this to my Dr. at my 6 month appointment Friday and she was very concerned. I have a mammogram tomorrow. I had one in Feb. and it was normal. Should I be worried this may be cancer?


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8/22/2017Often, nipple discharge stems from a benign condition such as a papilloma. However, breast cancer is a possibility so further evaluation is important.

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