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Is milky discharge from nipples a symptom of normal 03 wk

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Milk: Your breasts naturally produce milk. This is normal. Hormonal changes can sometimes make you produce more or less fluid from your nipples.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Endo w/u: You may need an endocrine work up. Check prolactin, fsh and lh. Maybe an MRI of pituitary.
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Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 21 years experience
Need Full Evaluation: The assumption first is a problem with prolactin, the milk hormone. A fertility specialist can helps sort the hormonal issues out, as you may not actu... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Yes: Without being pregnant or just having been pregnant and breast feeding, a d/c from the nipple is not normal. Get an eval to be safe. Best wishes to ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Wilson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Can be normal: But could be indicative of a hormone-producing tumor in the brain, or a mass in the breasts. See a doctor.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Conner
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Check prolactin.: You have galactorrhea. This may be a benign condition but you should see a doctor to check your prolactin level, especially if you have any headaches... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 35 years experience
Nipple discharge: The brain tumor that can cause nipple discharge is called a pituitary prolactinoma. It secretes prolactin, the hormone responsible for the discharge.... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 66 years experience
Not cancer: Clear or serous fluid drainage from the nipple is not an indication of malignancy. In some instances bloody drainage may suggest presence of tumor. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 41 years experience
If period does: not start, then get a pregnancy test, positive see your doctor, if negative see your doctor for possible hormonal imbalances.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Nipple discharge: Any drainage from the nipples besides breast milk should be checked. It is unusual for this to continue. It may be a simple reason or something more c... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Don't anticipate: Nipple d/c in early pregnancy. Classic pregnancy sxs don’t begin until period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender /swollen br... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 47 years experience
Citalopram may cause: Increased Levels of Prolactin in the Blood and/or Discharge of Milk in Men or Women when Not Breastfeeding. It is rare and rarely indicates something ... Read More
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