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A 44-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to leak colostrum when you are not pregnant?

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Dr. Scott Roseff
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Yes, but abnormal : It's possible to leak milk if not pregnant. That's called galactorrhea. It's not normal, though, and warrants a proper investigation. Try to see a board certified reproductive endocrinologist who would be a type of doctor to specialize in this sort of thing.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

Causes of leaking colostrum when not pregnant?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Nipple discharge: Nipple discharge in a woman who's not pregnant or breast-feeding isn't necessarily abnormal, but should be evaluated by a doctor. A nipple discharge may look milky, or it may be yellow, green, brown or bloody. Nonmilk discharge comes out of your breasts through the same nipple openings that carry milk. The consistency of nipple discharge varies from thick and sticky to thin and watery.
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