Like most parts of the body, breasts can be sore from time to time. Not only for girls, but for guys too. You may be worried about your body's development, about what causes breast soreness, and even about cancer.
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All boys and men have breasts, but the amount of breast tissue is usually very small and their breasts do not show. When the amount of breast tissue is large enough to be seen, doctors call it gynaecomastia' say guy -nee-co- mass -ti-a. Boys can be a bit scared if this is happening to them. Being overweight can make it seem like boys, or men, have breasts, but fat under skin is the cause of the shape.
Illnesses or irritants in your environment can cause nipple problems. These problems, including those involving the milk ducts , can occur in men and women. This article addresses nipple problems in both sexes but not in women who are breast-feeding or who have just had a baby. Many nipple problems have nothing to do with breast cancer , but they could indicate a serious underlying condition. The Mayo Clinic defines nipple discharge as any fluid that comes out of the nipple. It can appear:. You might see discharge, such as pus or a white, watery fluid. You may also feel pain, itchiness, or swelling in your nipples. See your doctor right away if you have any discharge at all or discomfort that lasts for more than a few days.