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Im leaking a thick fluid from my nipples? Colostrum?

Im leaking a thick fluid from my nipples? Colostrum?

See your doctor ASAP: Leaking any fluid from nipples should not be taken lightly unless you are breast feeding. Rare condition such as prolactinoma is one of the possibilities. ...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


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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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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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1 month after giving birth I completely quit lactating. I'm now 3 months pp and my aerola is leaking a colostrum type substance but NOT my nipple. ??

Don't worry: Most likely it's from same duct complex near the nipple. To totally dry the milk production bind the breasts tight with sport bra etc. even sleep with it on. Also place ice to help. After 3 days they will dry up more. Also keep your post partum visit. ...Read more

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7 months pregnant and breasts have been leaking colostrum, third baby, nipples stinging really bad. Why?

7 months pregnant and breasts have been leaking colostrum, third baby, nipples stinging really bad. Why?

Body preparing: Congrats on baby number 3! your body has "been there, done that" before, and so knows a baby is soon to come and is now beginning to prepare for what happens after birth, including early milk production and toughing of the nipples. This time it recognizes the pattern, and so these type of changes occur earlier in subsequent pregnancies. Make sure you are getting plenty of rest to prepare for birth. ...Read more

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31 weeks pregnant leaking colostrum ( not much) only when i press my nipple or put cream on. Is this normal? Why does this only occur with some women?

OB/GYN: You should certainly discuss with your ob/gyn and avoid stimulation of the nipples which can lead to premature contractions. Since your pregnancy is 31 weeks that would endanger the health of the fetus. ...Read more

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End of last period was September23rd.Tired,achy,headaches,gassy and small colostrum leaks from nipples. Faint positive indicator on pregnancy test.

End of last period was September23rd.Tired,achy,headaches,gassy and small colostrum leaks from nipples.  Faint positive indicator on  pregnancy test.

Confirm pregnancy : If your pregnancy test is positive then it sounds like you are pregnant. Schedule a visit to begin your prenatal care. If you do not believe the urine pregnancy test you can repeat it or do a blood BHCG test. A healthtap doctor in your state can order this in a virtual visit ...Read more

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I realized that fluid was leaking from my nipples. What is this?

See below: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with his doctor. In that meeting, his doctor will listen to him, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell him what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I was on depro shot and i stop taking it 1 weeks ago my nipples are leaking fluid, can I be pregnant how could this be?

Nipple : Nipple discharge does not necessarily mean you are pregnant. Your body could be adjusting to the change in hormones since being off depo, which could potentially be the cause of the discharge. On the other hand there are other causes of discharge that warrant a medical investigation. My advice is for you to visit your doctor for an evaluation;a pregnancy test can also be done. Best of luck. ...Read more