17 Years Old with Breast Cancer concerns
Hi everyone. I am 17 years old, turning 18 soon. I have had many bizarre symptoms for quite some time now, that keep bringing me back to thinking of breast cancer. And before I list these symptoms and such I would like to point out that I do not want to tell my mom if I don't have to. My aunt (her sister) died from breast cancer not long ago. We have also had several close family members and friends die from other cancers as well. Therefore, I really don't want to worry her.
For one thing, my breasts developed fairly quickly, and at a young age. They have always been sensitive and I suppose what you call tender. I must always have a bra on, because it hurts too much otherwise. I cant even imagine how some sleep on their stomachs, without a bra. (Ouch!) I also have inverted nipples, with discharge, and one has bled before. Its been a while. The areolas are often very wrinkly, and sometimes a bit flakey. Also, when the nipples do point out (kind of and only when I'm undressed & really cold) they have this whitish look that looks like its under the skin, its hard to explain, but it looks gross. Also, I've been sick a ton this year, ilke every week.
Now I have had blood tests for other things since most of these symptoms, as well as a chest x-ray. Now wouldnt these have picked up breast cancer if thats what it was? Or no because they were looking/testing for it? Also, I have a mole thats going to be looked at near one of my nipples. If they take it off & test it, could it show breast cancer? Please share your thoughts, and I really want to know if i should actually be concerned.