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Can gynecomastia make my nipples leak a clear liquid?

Can gynecomastia make my nipples leak a clear liquid?

Not Common: Nipple discharge of any kind is not typically seen with gynecomastia. Best to be evaluated by your physician to determine cause of this charge. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Tom Pousti
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Gynecomastia (Definition)

Gynecomastia is enlargement of the breast tissue in male patients. A common reason for it is during the puberty. Other causes are secondary to hormonal imbalnce, liver function abnormality, side effect of certain medications or other drugs, excess alcohol consumption and sometimes unknown causes. It would be best to see a breast care provider to work up its causes and ...Read more


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How do you get rid of gynecomastia? Puffy nipple area. Inside there is a hard lump which kind of feels like a cist, but it's not liquid inside of it.

Surgery Helpful.: If persistent, symptomatic and/or aesthetically displeasing, surgical correction of gynecomastia can be worthwhile. Treatment is individualized depending on the specific patient's situation; involves direct excision of glandular tissue, liposuction surgery, and/or occasionally excision of excess skin as well. ...Read more

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Neg. Hpt but nipples leak clear liquid. What could this be?

Neg. Hpt but nipples leak clear liquid. What could this be?

Many possibilities: If this symptoms does not resolve over two menstrual periods it would be prudent to see your doctor. Consult this site for more info and causes of nipple discharge. http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/nipple-discharge/my00467. ...Read more

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I'm leaking a clear liquid from my nipple, could it be colostrum and could I be pregnant or can you leak colostrum without being pregnant?

Leaking breasts: You may have a condition known as galactorrhea which is caused by high prolactin levels. This can occur without you being pregnant. Consult your gynacologist for help. ...Read more

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14yo/f.Nipples itch. Scratching made them scaley & chapped leaking yellow clear liquid from areola. On & off dry but scratch again and never heal. Cause?

14yo/f.Nipples itch. Scratching made them scaley & chapped leaking yellow clear liquid from areola. On & off dry but scratch again and never heal. Cause?

Infection: Your initial problem may have been dry or irritated skin but because you skin's barrier was broken down you likely have a skin infection. You can try some topical otc antibiotic ointment. If not improving in 2-3 days would call for appointment with your dr. ...Read more

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I've been getting bad headaches I've been throwing up and my right nipple is leaking a clear white sticky liquid... But period ended 2 weeks ago thank?

I've been getting bad headaches I've been throwing up and my right nipple is leaking a clear white sticky liquid... But period ended 2 weeks ago thank?

Prob pregnant: Get a pregnancy test. If that's negative then you need to see a doctor for a breast exam and to address the reason for the headaches. There is a variant of migraines that causes headaches in women around ovulation (2+ weeks after period). This might explain the breast discharge but the discharge could also potentially be the result of anomalies in hormonal regulation or due to a breast tumor. ...Read more

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I've had gynecomastia for 3 years but I noticed the outside of my nipple getting lighter especially on the bottom. Does this mean it's clearing up?

I've had gynecomastia for 3 years but I noticed the outside of my nipple getting lighter especially on the bottom. Does this mean it's clearing up?

Gynecomastia: Is enlargement of breast tissue. Overlying pigmentation probably has nothing to do with it. Sorry, it probably does not mean it is clearing up. ...Read more

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Can gynecomastia cause a clear thick nipple discharge?

No: Nipple discharge of any kind is not typically seen with gynecomastia. Best to be evaluated by your physician to determine cause of this charge. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is brown liquid that leaks from my nipples colostrum?

Not likely: Colostrum is usually a clear or slightly cloudy fluid from the nipples present in a mother only for the first few days after delivering her baby. Your discharge should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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29 weeks pregnant. For the first time my nipples began leaking. One leaked brownish liquid. Should I be concerned.

See Dr.: Nipple drainage during pregnancy is not "uncommon." brown colored liquid should be discussed with your gyn and a good examination and close follow-up should be fine to assure all is well. Good luck. ...Read more

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So I started my period on saturday but my nipples are leaking some liquid. What could this be and I also been trying to get pregnant. Please help!

As long as: What is coming out is not milk, projecting out, or blood, do not be concerned, some non bloody straw colored fluid not unusual and sx may have started after stopping birth control. You have gotten pregnant once, it shouldn't be long. Good luck. ...Read more

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22 weeks pregnant and leaking orange liquid from nipples? Also nipples keep developing skin tags

22 weeks pregnant and leaking orange liquid from nipples? Also nipples keep developing skin tags

Nipple discharge: The next step is to see your obgyn at your prenatal visit and ask them to do an examination. They can examine the breast, nipple and surrounding skin to see what might be going on. Orange liquid sounds like there might be some blood tinged secretions but an exam will be needed to confirm. ...Read more

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I had a collapsed lung a week ago. I have a chest tube that is leaking a reddish liquid. What is it and is it normal?

I had a collapsed lung a week ago. I have a chest tube that is leaking a reddish liquid. What is it and is it normal?

Likely: Sounds like ur home and the leakage is around the tube site? In either case, some leakage is normal. Redness around the catheter site, increasing pain, shortness or breath, fever/chills are not normal and u need to call ur doc. ...Read more

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Are lumps behind the nipples a symptom of gynecomastia or just normal hormone fluctuations?

Neither: Lumps or masses beneath nipples may be concerning and should be examined by a breast surgeon. Gynecomastia is typified by enlargement of the entire breast, not only certain nodules beneath the nipples. ...Read more

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I have a golf ball size lumps behind my nipples for 2-3 years. Help with gynecomastia please. I am currently 16?

Usually wait til 18: Typically it is recommended that you wait until completion of the majority the pubertal growth spurt which is around 18 for most males. If you proceed at an earlier date, you may need another surgery for remvoval log more tissue and occasionally this is performed with parents consent for extreme cases. You may want to see your pediatrician to exclude medical causes and drugs to avoid for meantime. ...Read more

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I'm a 21 year old male with puffy nipples but I cannot feel whatsoever any "glands" does this mean I automatically have gynecomastia. What else could?

I'm a 21 year old male with puffy nipples but I cannot feel whatsoever any "glands" does this mean I automatically have gynecomastia. What else could?

Possibly.: It would not be uncommon for a young man your age to have some residual breast enlargement which is postpubertal. This can persist for sometime. Less common reasons can include anything from certain medications, to liver disease, to estrogen producing tumors. If there are any questions relative to this an endocrinologist should be consulted and an appropriate examination performed. ...Read more

Dr. Tom Pousti
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Male Breast Enlargement (Definition)

Gynecomastia, or enlargement of the male breast gland, can be due to hormone, imabalances, medications, age, or genetics. It is a medically treatable condition - see a board-certified plastic surgeon for the different options. These can include liposuction, direct excision of the glandular tissue, and even excision of ...Read more


Dr. Joseph Mele
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Enlarged Male Breasts (Definition)

It is also called by some as Moobs (Man Boobs). During the puberty time many teenage boys develop breasts. But it goes away within three years in most of them. Also a few develop them due to hormone problems or overweight. The answer for that is ...Read more