Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Elaine | 2012-11-01

Q.

Lump under nipple of 9 year old girl

My 9 year old has a hard lump directly under her nipple and she is complaining it is sore. What can this be?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

The usual cause for this is that this is one of the very early signs of puberty.One breast may start to develop months before the other even shows any of the same signs. This is normal and you do not need to be concerned.

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