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lactating when not pregnant

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Roseff
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: It's not normal to lactate when not pregnant. Get evaluated by a gynecologist or board certified reproductive endocrinologist.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Depends of if there: is a reason for it. Possible causes for Galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychot ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: This is certainly possible and can occur from certain medical conditions (prolactinoma, eg) or medications. Not all breast discharges are normal l ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Galactorrhea: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedati ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bachar Al-Alami
36 years experience ADHD and Autism
Yes: Lactation the process of continued secretion of copious milk. It requires regular removal of milk and stimulation of the nipple, which triggers prola ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, certain: Medications or medical conditions can cause lactation. Please see your physician if this is happening to you. Take care.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Certain : Tumors, medical conditions and medication side effects.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hormone issue: You should see your gyn for bloodwork and exam to be sure it is not due to a prolactinoma or other endocrinological issue.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Are you asking about: False pregnancy - pseudocyesis. That is psychogenic in nature.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Golenbock
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: Theoretically, enough stimulation of the glands involving lactation can result in milk production. Certain medications can elevate hormones that may ... Read More
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