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why am I getting an off and on itch. on left breast?

By Anonymous January 27, 2013 - 8:17am
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Hi I been getting an off and on itch from my left breast around the nipple but no pain I have felt my breast an I felt one small lump that moves inside but its not painful an I think that's normal is this a sign of cancer or something to do with the ovarain cyst I have?

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Hi Anon,

Welcome to EmpowHER.  Nipple itch can be cause by allergies, inflammation or physical irritation.  Also, detergent, soap and dry skin can cause this.  Anytime you feel a lump, it's important to get checked by a doctor.  It might not be anything serious.  But through a physical examination and imaging test, he can give you a diagnosis. 



January 28, 2013 - 4:57am
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