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Does hormonal imbalance cause infertility and breast discharge?

Does hormonal imbalance cause infertility and breast discharge?

It can: Hormone imbalances are among the most common causes of infertility. Excess of hormone called prolactin can cause milky breast discharge. It is a good idea to see your gyn or a fertility specialist to have this evaluated. ...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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What causes excessive vaginal discharge, weight gain, abdominal pain, breast tenderness, and breast discharge?

What causes excessive vaginal discharge, weight gain, abdominal pain, breast tenderness, and breast discharge?

Most common: Is pregnancy. All of those symptoms are consistent with pregnancy. You may also need to check your prolactin level and other hormones that can cause lactation, which includes breast tumor though weight gain and vaginal discharge are not commonly associated with tumor. You need to see your healthcare provider to help you find the answer. ...Read more

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Spotting on/off for 7days. Possible pregnancy? Milky discharge from both breast and constipation.

Spotting on/off for 7days. Possible pregnancy? Milky discharge from both breast and constipation.

Hard to guess: A urine pregnancy test, done correctly, gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have occurred), 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 thus lead to a repeat test. If a woman gets her normal regular period, then she is not pregnant, and a test is not needed. ...Read more

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Does breast fibroadenoma cause nipple discharge during pregnancy?

Does breast fibroadenoma cause nipple discharge during pregnancy?

Generally, not: A breast fibroadenoma is usually solid, well defined, and "rubbery" to palpation and does not involve the mammary ducts, thus no discharge. During pregnancy, the discharge may be the initial preparation of the breasts to manufacture milk. Call your OB md and have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Breast lump in one breast areola region can it be cancer with nipple dicharge both breast white no odor only when squeezed?

Breast lump in one breast areola region can it be cancer with nipple dicharge both breast white no odor only when squeezed?

See a doctor: I cannot tell here what kind of breast lump you have. It could be a benign cyst or skin cyst. It could be something else. The nipple discharge sounds benign and may not even be related to the breast lump you feel All breast lumps need to be evaluated by a doctor & appropriate testing to tell what you may have. ...Read more

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Not pregnant,having nipple discharge on and off for months, white,not watery, no pain, no smell, both breasts, inverted nipple both breasts, normal?

Not pregnant,having nipple discharge on and off for months, white,not watery, no pain, no smell, both breasts, inverted nipple both breasts, normal?

Exam: Any new lumps, bumps, skin changes in the breast should be evaluated by your doctor. You may be seeing breast milk. If you have had a baby before this can be normal. In other cases it can be a sign of an elevated Prolactin hormonal level. Schedule a visit for an evaluation ...Read more

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Does fibroadenoma also cause nipple discharge during pregnancy?

Does fibroadenoma also cause nipple discharge during pregnancy?

No: A fibroadenoma is a solid benign mass. It can increase in size or become more sensitive/painful during pregnancy due to the increased hormone exposure. If the fibroadenoma is larger, meaning over 2 cm, it could be compressing/blocking a nearby duct but the mass itself does not produce fluid and result in nipple discharge. ...Read more

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Im having blood discharge from my nipple. Gynecologic oncology or breast specialist?

Im having blood discharge from my nipple. Gynecologic oncology or  breast specialist?

Breast surgeon: Bloody nipple discharge can be due to a variety of different reasons and complicated to go into details here. I would recommend seeing a breast surgeon. ...Read more

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BRCA2+, still have breasts (non dense) and ovaries,no uterus. Can I use local estrogen for severe vaginal dryness safely?

BRCA2+, still have breasts (non dense) and ovaries,no uterus. Can I use local estrogen for severe vaginal dryness safely?

Controversial: The use of Hormone therapy is a highly individual decision especially for someone who is BRCA positive. Consider seeing a genetic counselor to calculate your individual lifetime and 5 year risk. Then counseling could be done regarding hormone therapy products. ...Read more

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3 months of brown vaginal discharge with abdomen and pelvic pain history of endometriosis could it be cancer?

3 months of brown vaginal discharge with abdomen and pelvic pain history of endometriosis could it be cancer?

Well,..: Never say never but a 3 month discharge should be investigated for causes such as your pre-existing diagnosis of endometriosis, fibroids, infection, etc. And cancer would be down farther on the list. Have the Discharge and pain evaluated and worked up with an examination and appropriate testing. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can fibrocystic breast cyst occur in one breast with discharge?

Can fibrocystic breast cyst occur in one breast with discharge?

Yes: Fibrocystic breast changes and symptoms can often be felt more on one side than the other or only on one side. The discharge should be clear or yellowish. You should never see blood, as this is definitely abnormal and needs to be checked out. If you feel a lump or think you have a cyst, a sonogram should be performed to confirm that it is a fluid lump and nothing solid. ...Read more

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How to differentiate between impantation vaginal discharge and ovarian cyst vaginal discharge??

How to differentiate between impantation vaginal discharge and ovarian cyst vaginal discharge??

Pregnancy test: A positive pregnancy test would be associated with implantation bleeding. An ovarian cyst may cause some degree of fluid inside the abdominal cavity but not a vaginal discharge. ...Read more

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Causes of chronic breast and tailbone pain for a woman in her 20s? I saw obgyn and breast surgeon- neg. Ultrasound of breast) tests recommended?

Not related: I can not think of a link between breast and tailbone pain. Glad the breast sono was normal. Breast pain can be hormonal and diet related too. Tailbone pain is notoriously difficult to diagnose and treat. I have had success referring patients to a neurosurgeon for evaluation of tailbone pain. ...Read more

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Nipple discharge with medication? Cancer?

Nipple discharge with medication? Cancer?

Probably not: If a nipple discharge is associated with a medication, it is probably due to that medication, and no something more serious like a cancer. In this case it should stop when the medication stops. However, sometimes there is more than one thing going on, or something rare. Check with your healthcare provider if in doubt. ...Read more

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Can Clomid (clomiphene) cause breast tenderness and whiteish and clear discharge in only one nipple just finished my Clomid (clomiphene) cycle 10 days ago?

Can Clomid (clomiphene) cause breast tenderness and whiteish and clear discharge in only one nipple just finished my Clomid (clomiphene) cycle 10 days ago?

Clomid (clomiphene) : Most patients taking Clomid (clomiphene) to increase ovulation do not complain of these symptoms. Whitish clear breast discharge is not uncommon in women that have had children. A breast exam and mammography would be recommended. ...Read more

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Clear stretchy dicharge and a lot of it also tender breast and ovary discomfort are these signs of ovulation?

Clear stretchy dicharge and a lot of it also tender breast and ovary discomfort are these signs of ovulation?

Ovulation: Ovulation occurs consistently about 14 days before your next cycle. If you know how many days there are from the first day of the bleeding to the next during your normal cycle just subtract 14 days. This allows you to predict when you should be ovulating. Using symptoms to predict can be very unreliable. ...Read more

Dr. Regina Hampton
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Breast Discharge (Definition)

The clinical definition would be best described as an emission of liquid, clear, thick or bloody without stimulation of the nipple area, i.e, breasts in male or female can be stimulated by oral suction over time, which is not usually clinically significant. Any emission of liquid without such stimulation should evoke ...Read more


Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility = inability to conceive or if a woman under age 35 - not being able to get pregnant after having regular sex for a year without birth control use. For a woman over 35 years old is not being able to get pregnant after having regular ...Read more