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Breast Leaking Milk But Not Pregnant
When your pregnant do your breasts start to leak milk while your pregnant or does it only happen after the babys born?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
My breasts are swollen, very hard, hurts bad& leaking milk, are these common symptoms at 6 months pregnancy?
Unfortunately, yes: The milk "factory" is gearing up for production and a breast binder may help limit "production" until delivery. ...Read more
I had abortion due to ds baby about 6wlks ago&still have milk leaking out my breasts.Can i still ovulate&get pregnant again when milk is leaking?
Hi I have milk leaking from my breasts, I just took a test its show neg. And my both sides of nipples feels a bit pain. And I gain weight, is it mean I am pregnant?
Please double check: your pregnancy test with a healthcare provider. If you are lactating (and you are not nursing an infant) and have weight gain, chances are pretty good that you are pregnant. And if you are not, then the healthcare provider will need to check you for other conditions that can give you lactation. Good luck and thank you for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Is it normal for a non pregnant woman to have milk coming out of breast or the residue from possible leaking?
Is it normal for breast milk to leak out your breasts after 1 year of having a Baby? Or can you be pregnant again?
Can be normal but...:
There are many conditions that can lead to galactorrhea (the term for milk discharge in the absence of pregnancy or breast feeding) Some causes can be as benign as stimulation during sexual activity and others can be serious. You should see your doctor to discuss a workup.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/galactorrhea/basics/causes/con-20025628 ...Read more
I am having milk leak from my breasts and i am not pregnant. My daughter is four years old and i have had milk leak still over the past four years .
Consult with your: PCP, GYN, or Endocrinologist. Possible hormonal imbalances. ...Read more
Breast leaking milk during pregnancy. When is it considered normal for this to happen and when is it something to worry about? Should i squeeze it out
Lactogenesis: Milk production occurs during two stages during pregnancy. Stage I happens during the second haft of pregnancy and produce small amount of milk. Stage II happens after delivery marked by onset of copious milk production. Some women may have milk secretion during stage I. No need to squeeze it out. Hope it will help. Thanks and take care. ...Read more
My tubes have been tied for 15 years milk is leaking from my breast just a lil bit if i squeeze them can i be pregnant?
See doctor : Sounds like you have another issue going on. Do you take any medications? See your doctor you will need some further evaluation ...Read more
My breasts have both been leaking milk for years it is pure white, never been pregnant and only 22 starting to get worried. What could be causing this?
Elevated prolactin: What you describe is usually due to an elevated prolactin level. That can be caused by a number of issues including some medications, exercise, and / or by a prolactin secreting tumor.You should see your doctor for an exam and probably some lab work (blood test) to determine a reason for your milk production. ...Read more
I have been leaking breast milk for about a year and a half and i'm not pregnant. What could be the problem?
Could be normal but.: We order 2 blood tests for women who are leaking white fluid from their nipples. We check for thyroid disorder and elevations in prolactin hormone. If those are normal, there is no medical problem causing the discharge. In that case decreasing stimulation to the nipples during sex play and when showering may reduce the discharge. ...Read more
My breast is leaking milk and they are hurting and i came on my period six days early can I be pregnant?
I have only 1 tube and 2 ovarys im leaking breast milk and my one tube was burned 4yrs ago can I be pregnant or get pregnant?
Having period?: If you're still having your period, then there's a good chance you're ovulating, which means you can still get pregnant. Breast milk isn't a good indicator of pregnancy, but i'd still get a pregnancy test anyways and followup with your doctor. ...Read more
I have a IUD in I have not seen my period........And now my breast are leaking milk......I also keep having flutters..... Could i be pregnant
My breast leak milk & are sore. Does anything else besides being pregnant causes this? I'm on Depo-Provera shot
I'm 41 last month my cycle was 6days earlier my breast are leaking milk low back pain white milky discharge can I be pregnant?
Yes: Yes. Get a test. Because other things can also cause those symptoms, i would follow up with your regular doctor for a work up. ...Read more
Just came of period on monday breast leaking milk lower back and stomach pains positive OPK test but haven't taking pregnancy test can I be pregnant?
Yes: Get a test and follow up with your doctor even if its negative. You should not be spontaneously lactating. ...Read more
Im 11w3d prwgnant...Having engorged breasts and its leaking yellowish milk...Is that normal?Plz advice
Normal: A bit unusual, but definitely normal. If this is not your first baby, it is much more common. Nevertheless, it's nothing to worry about. ...Read more
I breastfed my son untill he was 4mos old, he is 9 mos. I am now leaking milk from my breast all the sudden. I am 9 days untill my period am i pregant?
No guessing: Leaking breast milk is not in any way a sign of early pregnancy. It is also not a sign that one is not pregnant. You have not shared with us any sexual or ovulatory history so we cannot comment further. Should your next period not start on time you will want to do a pregnancy test then. ...Read more
i have just gone back on the pill ovral l. last time i had a scare whereby my breast was leaking a white substance like milk. But i wasnt pregnan?
You need to see: a healthcare provider to make sure that you do not have some type of abnormality with your hormones. If you are of child bearing age or recently breastfed, then it may be a temporary condition where your female hormones are a little out of balance. But if the lactation persists, you will need some blood tests and examination to further diagnose any potentially serious problems. ...Read more
Wht does it mean whn ur breast r leaking a clear milky substance i'm NT pregnant i'm still a virgin by is it something to b worried about?
Galactorrhea: It is called galactorrhea when you have milky nipple discharge. If you are not pregnant, it can be caused by several things including oral contraceptives, inflammation of the breast tissue, nipple stimulation medications and some benign or malignant tumors. You should come see an endocrinologist. ...Read more
Yes: yes but with very wide variation. every body is different ...Read more