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is it normal to still have breast milk after three years

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morgan Daul
8 years experience General Practice
Yes: Breastfeeding at least every two to three hours helps to maintain milk production. For most women, eight breastfeeding or pumping sessions every 24 ho ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Phillips
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is not unusual to have an occasional small amount years after pregnancy. Large and constant amounts would merit investigation.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
No: I would definitely see you ob/gyn and have hormone levels checked as 4 years of breast milk production is just not normal. Could be something going on ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Recommend : following up with your primary care provider to determine cause of galactorrhea. Not normal.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
No: That is not normal. Sometimes you can produce milk from stimulation of the breast during sex, though.
A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes: It is not unusual for milk production to continue for many years. In some cultures babies are breast fed for 3-5 years.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Rodriguez
22 years experience Family Medicine
Galactorrhea: Breast milk is produced on demand. If you want to keep producing milk, you can do it indefinitely by expressing the milk yourself. However, you mig ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Lactation: Nope, it's not normal to be lactating after 15 yrs of oregnancy. Seek help from a md.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Krakauer
44 years experience Endocrinology
Need prolactin level: B"sd thats an interesting circumstance. Are you having regular menses - if you are much less likely to be a significant issue such as pituitary tumor ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
See doctor: There could be a different reason you are lactating, Please see your doctor and consider imaging of the breain plus prolactin levels
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