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What is the difference between gynecomastia and breast cancer?
Last Updated: 25th April, 2020
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Keeping this in view, can gynecomastia turn into breast cancer?
Gynecomastia — enlarged male breasttissue — may slightly increase your risk of breastcancer. But even with gynecomastia, your risk ofdeveloping male breast cancer is very small. It morecommonly involves both breasts but can occur in only onebreast. Most often, the condition is caused by hormonechanges.
Likewise, what are the first signs of gynecomastia? Your first sign of gynecomastia may be a lump offatty tissue under the nipple. Sometimes this lump is tender orsore.
Also know, what does breast cancer in a man feel like?
Signs and symptoms of male breast cancer caninclude: A painless lump or thickening in your breasttissue. Changes to the skin covering your breast, such asdimpling, puckering, redness or scaling. Changes to your nipple,such as redness or scaling, or a nipple that begins to turninward.
Do men get breast cancer?
Even though males do not develop milk-producingbreasts, a man's breast cells and tissue canstill develop cancer. Even so, male breast cancer isvery rare. Less than one percent of all breast cancer casesdevelop in men, and only one in a thousand men willever be diagnosed with breast cancer.