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Crossett, AR
A 19-year-old female asked:

Mirena (levonorgestrel) was removed a month ago. i've been bleeding for 3 days now but have nipple discharge. negative pregnancy test though. what's going on?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Nipple discharge.: Depends on the color of the discharge. If milky it could be your prolactin level is elevated. If green or black its more likely a benign breast issue not related to the mirena (levonorgestrel). If bloody its more concerning. I would suggest you see your GYN for a serum pregnancy test, thyroid test and prolactin level and have them confirm the type of nipple discharge

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