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Q: I have a stinging and painful sensation that runs through my nipples when I sneeze. I have been spotting for several days. Is this a sign of cancer. What should I do?

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide
5/ 2/12 3:21pm

No, Tiffany, this isn't a sign of cancer. However, nipple pain and nipple discharge are often hormonal, and can be a sign of pregnancy; any chance you're pregnant? If not, then track these symptoms; if they continue without change for more than a month, it would be best to see a doctor to find out what's up. Or certainly, if they worsen quickly, you'd want to see a doctor sooner. I hope this disappears on its own soon - PJH

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By Tiffany, Community Member— Last Modified: 05/02/12, First Published: 05/02/12