A 20-year-old female asked:
i have been noticing a milky discharge coming from my nipples..is this serious?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo answered
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Get evaluated: See your primary care or gyn dr for an exam. If not pregnant, prolactin may be checked by your physician, may need also ductogram if deemed necessary by your dr. Take care.
Answered on Oct 3, 2013
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
25 years experience Psychiatry
Get medical eval: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation.
Answered on Oct 5, 2013
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