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what does it mean when your breast are leaking

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Leaky breasts: Check with your gynecologist. Your prolactin level may be elevated and your doctor may want to run further tests
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Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Nipple discharge: While nipple discharge can be serious, in most cases, it's either normal or due to a minor condition. Still, if you are not nursing, you should contac ... Read More
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: It could be a high prolactin level, an infection or other cause so see your doctor to have it checked out.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Need medical eval.: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedati ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not uncommon: Any pregnancy can stimulate the breast glands that make milk, and that can last quite some time after the pregnancy ends. However after 2 years usuall ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Barrere
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nope: That's colostrum - it means your breasts are preparing for breast feeding - there is no relation to the onset of labor.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Please double check: your pregnancy test with a healthcare provider. If you are lactating (and you are not nursing an infant) and have weight gain, chances are pretty goo ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Diana
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
Most likely all OK: Some clear breast drainage may simply be associated with hormonal changes. Switching birth control pills, or puberty, may initiate drainage like that. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
14 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Galactorrhea: It is called galactorrhea when you have milky nipple discharge. If you are not pregnant, it can be caused by several things including oral contracepti ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
35 years experience Pediatrics
No: Not necessarily. These changes after two pregnancies can happen faster than in the first. 1cm and 30% effaced is not that significant. Good Luck with ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
50 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Sometime it is possible to get leaking fluid from breast,it is due to harm one action ,. It is going to stop and if persisting then see your doctor. I ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
It is normal: It is not unusual to have leaking from the breasts at 37 weeks gestation.
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