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why does my baby have white discharge coming from his nipples what can i do

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Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Usually normal: Discharge from the nipples is a normal response to the mother's hormones passing to the baby through the breast milk, and can occur in boys as well as ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It may be: It may be normal milk still present in the ducts that has not yet been resorbed. If you are having pain or it looks like pus see your MD now.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Milk: Very likely it is milk. Unless you are pregnant, this could be a symptom of other causes. You should see your doctor.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Check it out.: You didn't mention if the nipple inversion is a new finding. White discharge from the nipple usually turns out to be non-problematic, but I am concern ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Normal: White or clear discharge is very common. To have a small amount of discharge when providing pressure is normal for many women. If the discharge turn ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Gynecomastia: Some men develop breast tissue. If you are having secretion form the nipple have yourself examined.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sexually active? If : You have missed your period take a pregnancy test. When pregnant, vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic sympt ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clyde Dorr
59 years experience Gynecology
Yes.: Although nipple discharge can be related to a miscarriage, if it persists, it should be evaluated by your physician.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: Have you missed a period? Have you taken a pregnancy test? If you have not missed a period or know for sure you are not pregnant or have not nursed ... Read More
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