Re: inverted nipple!!!
We are bombarded with health information all the time... especially breast cancer warnings. It is terrifying to realize you have one of those ---warning signs---. So many women recognize they have a lump in their breast or other such things that just happen and then we find outselves being terrified. We have to wait for an appointment, and if there is any testing we have to wait again for the outcome. It is horrible to find yourself in that situation. First of all, this isn't something new, most of these --things-- turn out to be non-cancerous. The only thing I would push you to do is ask the doctor to be referred for a mammogram and possibly an ultrasound. Sometimes doctor's have a tendency to blow-you-off and poo-poo your fear. Doctor's are not always correct. I would rather have a test that is real proof things are ok rather than having the doctor snickering at me. Young women do get breast cancer. You want to make darn sure, this inverted nipple is not a "southbound freight train" coming at you in the future. I wish I could take away the fear you feel.... been there, done that because I am old enough to be your grandmother. We are always surrounded by people who have illnesses and you can't help but think --it could be you. Chances are.... it WON'T be but until you go in to see that doctor, you are stuck in a scary spot. Just try to keep busy with that new little guy of yours. Pretend .... you are NOT worried for his sake. Hang in there, your appointment will get here. If that doctor poo-poo's you and says "Little lady, there's nothing wrong with that breast" you ask him, politely... "How do you KNOW?" Take care, and hug your darling little boy. Sharon