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Can A Womans Breast Lactate Without Being Pregnant
Yes, but usually not: A woman's breast may lactate but usually this indicates a hormonal imbalance with the pituitary gland. If this is happening then you should be examined by a physician and may need blood test to check hormone levels. ...Read more
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Prolactin, touching: Too much of this hormone, usually due to a benign pituitary tumor, can cause lactation without nipple stimulation. It is not abnormal to have some milk discharge with nipple stimulation. A prolactin blood test after abstaining from nipple stimulation overnight can help the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Some women continue to produce small amounts of milk years after breastfeeding. Anytime you are concerned you might be pregnant the easiest thing to do is to check a home pregnancy test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be: But there are other possibilities. Reasons to have fluid leak from your breasts are several, including a pituitary abnormality or a side effect of a medication. It could just be from getting a lot of nipple stimulation. See your doctor to find out. ...Read more
I'm 17 years old I'm lactating and it hurts really badly I'm not pregnant I have no bumps I got medications for breast tissue infection it went away ?
?: I am unsure of what your question is? If you are lactating and have not been pregnant, you could have a condition that is causing your body to release too much of a hormone called prolactin. You need to see your physician to be evaluated, as there are brain tumors that can cause this type of condition. ...Read more
I've noticed a slight pale brown spot on the skin of my breast , it's slight tender, I'm not pregnant and not lactating, is this of great concern ?
Get it checked: But its more than likely a skin lesion and no relationship to your GYN status. Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
I have had nausea, 25lb loss, dizzy spells and now sore breasts that are now lactating. Tubal 14yrs ago. Neg pregnant test. What's happening to me?
Lactation is the act of making breast milk. The chemical lactate is lactic acid, a product of glucose metabolism. If there are abnormalities of the kidney or the metabolism of glucose, Lactic Acid may be high. Don't confuse lactate with lactose, which is the sugar found in milk that causes gas and cramps in people ...Read more
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