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Discharge Coming Nipple
I have green discharge coming from nipples. There is a possibility that I'm pregnant but still have 6 days before I suppose 2 start. What can this be?
Breast discharge: Hi, Color isn't usually helpful in deciding if the discharge is normal or abnormal. Both abnormal and normal nipple discharge can be clear, yellow, white, or green in color. Normal discharge usually comes from both nipples, if one nipple just discharge then most likely it's abnl, do not squeeze your breasts and stimulate them, also seeing an MD to evaluate it is very wise thing to do. ...Read more
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
Milk: Very likely it is milk. Unless you are pregnant, this could be a symptom of other causes. You should see your doctor. ...Read more
Don't jump to: Conclusion but do have it medically evaluated. Take care. ...Read more
My infant has a milky discharge coming from her nipples. Is this common, or should I be concerned?
Common: This is a common finding in young breastfed infants, both male and female. It is not a cause for concern unless the nipple appears red or tender, or if the baby is irritable or appears ill. ...Read more
Usually normal: Discharge from the nipples is a normal response to the mother's hormones passing to the baby through the breast milk, and can occur in boys as well as girls. If the area around the nipple is red or tender, or if the baby is fussy, irritable or has a fever, they should be examined. ...Read more
Get medical eval: Possible causes for galactorrhea include but are not limited to use of birth control pills, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotic meds, some sedatives, fennel, anise, fenugreek, some hypertension meds, cocaine, opioids, hypothyroidism, prolactinoma, renal dz, testosterone deficiency in men ; significant breast stimulation. ...Read more
I quit breastfeeding in August. Since then I occasionally notice yellow discharge coming from my nipples. Is this normal? When will it go away?
Breast discharge: After stopping breastfeeding is not unusual and can continue for several months. Discharge will continue especially if nipples are stimulated by touch. Followup with your doctor if you are also having breast tenderness or soreness or if you are having bloody discharge. ...Read more
I have a yellow discharge coming from one nipple and wake up with a crust on the nipple. The breast is also becoming painful.?
Discharge coming out my nipples, periods every 15 days, had sex Jan 27th, 4 periods since then. Used condom and the shot, could I be pregnant?
Pregnancy unlikely: Having a regular period means not pregnant. If worried, can do a pregnancy test. A home urine pregnancy test done correctly gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened) or 1 week after missing a period. If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and therefore lead to a repeat test. ...Read more
How would I know if a brain lesion is the cause of a milky thick with blood tinge discharge coming from one nipple? Discharge remains everyday.
Nipple discharge: The brain tumor that can cause nipple discharge is called a pituitary prolactinoma. It secretes prolactin, the hormone responsible for the discharge. Since the cause is hormonal, it tends to affect both breasts. Unilateral discharge suggests a local etiology. Prolactin levels can be measured with a blood test, if yours are normal, a functional prolactinoma is highly unlikely. If high, MRI next. ...Read more
Pain and white discharge coming from inverted nipple, only in 1 breast. Discharge has been for yrs pre children but pain over past few days. Not red?
Check it out.: You didn't mention if the nipple inversion is a new finding. White discharge from the nipple usually turns out to be non-problematic, but I am concerned because you have pain and the inverted nipple. Even though breast cancer is usually not painful, and even though you are a young woman, please get your doctor to evaluate you. Better to be on the safe side here. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Is it normal for a bloody discharge to be coming from. Nipple after core biopsy 5 days ago only when nipple is gently squeezed?
Contact surgeon: Bleeding five days after biopsy is not normal. Please contact your physician or better yet the surgeon who performed the biopsy. ...Read more
I have white milky discharge coming out from my nipple. I had a miscarriage 1 month ago. Is this normal?
Stim or trouble: Regular stimulation can conceivably cause milk production - this could be oral, clothing, or direct. If you are post-partum, just the sound of a crying baby may cause your milk to "let loose." if the discharge is bloody, that can be cancer and must be checked out with mammogram! if the discharge is just yellow/green, then it could just be regular breast cyst/gland production. Worry about pain... ...Read more
Get medical check.: Reasons for nipple discharge can include stimulation of the breast, pregnancy, medications, galactorrhea (secretion of milk or similar substance), an abscess or other breast infection, hormonal imbalances (like hypothyroidism), fibrocystic breasts (breasts are very fibrous), blocked mammary duct, breast cancer and intraductal papilloma (non cancerous mass), use of marijuana, anise and fennel. ...Read more
Could be...: You may have breast discharge with pregnancy, but also check other symptoms like late period, nausea, vomiting, etc. If suspicious of being pregnant get a test. If negative there are meds and other conditions that can cause nipple discharge. In a lot of people just casual breast stimulation can cause discharge as well. If you have pain, a lump, redness associated get checked w/ dr. ASAP. ...Read more
Medical? It's milk!: The common lay term is witches milk. Newborns may show the effect of pregnancy hormones by having breast enlargement & some may leak milk. It is important not to mess with the area & have it evaluated if it appears irritated or inflamed. Germs can get into the babies nipple and cause a destructive abscess leading to problems later on. ...Read more
What does it mean when there's a darkish green discharge that comes out of your nipple when u squeeze it?
I am a 32 yr old male and I feel lumps under my nipples and when I squeeze them a white discharge comes out. Should I be worried?
Gynecomastia: Some men develop breast tissue. If you are having secretion form the nipple have yourself examined. ...Read more
My. Nipples burn really. Bad especially when I touch them. This morning when I took my. Bra off there was a little discharge in my bra?
Have had discharge from my nipples. My son is two now. Had prolactin levels check but r normal. Why do I have milk after two yr.?
Need more info: A milky discharge from the nipples comes normally in pregnancy & lactation and occasionally because of unimportant circumstances. The characteristics of the discharge is important since infection, neoplasm and a couple of other problems can cause a discharge. Please make an appt with your OB/GYN doctor to be sure of the cause. ...Read more