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I have just a little nipple discharge when squeezed. Could it be dangerous?

I have just a little nipple discharge when squeezed. Could it be dangerous?

Normal: It is normal for a woman to be able to express small quantities of clear or white fluid from the breast. That would be normal. A discolored or bloody discharge should be evaluated by your physician. ...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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How common is normal colored nipple discharge when squeezed really hard?Discharge sent to pathology and was normal.

How common is normal colored nipple discharge when squeezed really hard?Discharge sent to pathology and was normal.

Let's review: A colored nipple discharge is never normal. You have a right to the pathology report, and to find out whether you actually had duct ectasia. Chances are the report actually said, "no malignant cells seen." have you had a galactogram? ...Read more

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I have clear and milky nipple discharge when squeezed both breast is this something I should be worried about?

I have clear and milky nipple discharge when squeezed both breast is this something I should be worried about?

Check prolactin.: You have galactorrhea. This may be a benign condition but you should see a doctor to check your prolactin level, especially if you have any headaches and /or blurred vision. You could have a prolactin secreting tumor in your pituitary gland in your brain. Please see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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I tend to have nipple discharge, odorless, white liquid turns clear after a few squeezes. happens every 2-3 days ?

I tend to have nipple discharge, odorless, white liquid turns clear after a few squeezes. happens every 2-3 days ?

Prolactin lab needed: You need to have your MD run a prolactin blood test to determine if that hormone is being secreted inappropriately. It will also allow your MD to do a full breast exam as well. ...Read more

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Clear watery nipple discharge when squeeze don't know if pregnant?

Then take a test: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more

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Blood from nipple discharge naked to the eye when squeezed is that a breast absess?

Need further eval: Bloody nipple discharge can be caused by different factors such as infection, trauma, as well as other condition such as - intraductal papilloma , cancer etc. Intraductal papilloma is the most common cause of bloody nipple discharge in women age 20-40. See your doctor and have further evaluation and tests-such as ultrasound , galactogram, mammogram. ...Read more

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Am a few days late for my period. Is it normal to get a small amount of nipple discharge before your period?

Am a few days late for my period. Is it normal to get a small amount of nipple discharge before your period?

Not usually: 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

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Clear sticky spontaneous nipple discharge right breast. Small lump on left normal in 2012. All labs normal incl. Prolactin. Cbe normal now what?

Clear sticky spontaneous nipple discharge right breast. Small lump on left normal in 2012. All labs normal incl. Prolactin. Cbe normal now what?

Nipple discharge: "galactorrhea" is the production of breast milk. Sometimes women can have nipple discharge that is not milk. A doctor can tell the difference by looking at the fluid under a microscope. Fibrocystic breast disease can cause nipple discharge. But i'd probably see a breast specialist and get a breast ultrasound to rule out some other reason. There's even a test called a "ductogram" that can be done. ...Read more

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Always had green nipple discharge when squeeze.but now with some white&a lot more than usual&breasts sore and bigger and feel full.Normal period 13/06

Always had green nipple discharge when squeeze.but now with some white&a lot more than usual&breasts sore and bigger and feel full.Normal period 13/06

Stop squeezing!: The majority of nipple discharge is benign, meaning not related to cancer, especially if green or milky. Unilateral and spontaneous is more concerning than bilateral or with squeezing. First, get yourself examined by your physician or a breast surgeon. If not suspicious on breast exam and possible imaging and not due to meds, then leave your breasts alone and stop squeezing! It makes it worse! ...Read more

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I have nipple discharge sore breast and feels like swollen tissue or small lumps any idea what it may be?

Needs attention: this is probably benign, and could be due to a number of things. it is most important to make sure there is no infection, or malignancy. go to a doctor as soon as possible to have this evaluated ...Read more

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Nipple Discharge (Definition)

Nipple discharge is a symptom where the nipples of the breast produce fluids that can range from milky colored to bloody. Expressible nipple discharge means that nipple stimulation produces the fluid, while in spontaneous discharge, there ...Read more


Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more