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Could hormones cause a dark brown discharge from the breast?

Could hormones cause a dark brown discharge from the breast?

See a gyn!: Hi. Short answer...no. You need a mammogram & a good breast exam. Please don't put it off. To your health! ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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Breast discharge i been having brown sticky discharge from my right breast as well as pain and itching. What could it be?

This : This type of discharge could be caused by many things - from infection to fibrocystic changes, to a benign tumor in the duct, to cancer. It should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What should I do? I noticed this morning I have a reddish brown discharge from my nipple. My breasts have been very tender for awhile now.

Go see an OBY: You need to be examined by an oby just to be sure that your symptoms are not suggestive of serious condition like breast cancer. It could just be mastitis, infection or inflammation of the breast ducts. Hope everything will be fine! ...Read more

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I have brown bloody discharge from my right breast nipple. What is it? And what has caused it?

Brown usually: Means old blood, and blood is quite obvious. Most bleeding is not cancer, but you need to be examined, and perhaps a mammogram. The answer may require surgery, but you should not delay seeking definitive cause. ...Read more

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What does a culture of breast discharge show?

What does a culture of breast discharge show?

Mastitis: If you have a nipple discharge, especially one that is colored, a culture is a good idea. You could have an infection of the breast known as mastitis. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a discharge from breast?

Depends: On nature of discharge and whether pregnant or not. Blood abnormal, milk not necessarily. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scarantino
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Drainage (Definition)

Fluid coming out of an open area or wound. This can be infected ...Read more


Dr. Regina Hampton
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Breast Discharge (Definition)

Breast discharge refers to any liquid leaving the breast, ...Read more