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Topic: Nipple pain

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Share important questions and provide support to others experiencing breast cancer and treatment-related pain.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2019 05:12PM

Rrobin0200 wrote:

BMX 3/31/17 for DCIS, left breast, immediate reconstruction , direct implants.

All is well. However, recently I’ve noticed that around the time of my cycles, my nipple on the “punished” breast is sore to the touch. It looks perfectly normal. The soreness or “hypersensitive” feeling dissipates after my cycle. But, this nipple is always erect.

What gives? Normal or not? I’ve mentioned it to my breast oncologist, and she’s dismissed it. I receive ultrasounds as my routine follow ups, and all looks well.

Dx 3/6/2017, DCIS, Left, 1cm, Stage 0, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER-/PR- Surgery 3/31/2017 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (left): Silicone implant; Reconstruction (right): Silicone implant
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