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A 45-year-old member asked:

What to do if i have this light grey discharge from my breast but it is only when i squeeze the nipple. what does it mean?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Gray disch : breast: It is residual breast milk, which over time turns gray, but as long as you do not see bleeding, it is probably not a problem. At 45, you should be getting digital mammograms in any case. Even if you have not had term pregnancy, the hormones produced when ovulation occurs can stimulate breast secretions which are not of concern, but do get a digital mammogram.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

What could cause light gray discharge from my breast when i squeeze my nipple?

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Dr. Regina Hampton
Breast Surgery 23 years experience
See your doctor: I have not seen grey discharge. I advise you to see your doctor for a complete breast exam and show them the discharge.

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