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Is sticky yellow discharge from nipples a sign of early pregnancy?

Is sticky yellow discharge from nipples a sign of early pregnancy?

No: A positive pregnancy test is the clearest sign of an early pregnancy. The tests are relatively inexpensive, and accurate. Discharge is only so helpful, kinda like tea leaves. Actual tests are much better at telling you what's going on with your body. ...Read more

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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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13 days old girl with snot-like reddish vaginal discharge. Is this normal or a sign of infection?

13 days old girl with snot-like reddish vaginal discharge. Is this normal or a sign of infection?

Normal event: Probably 1/10 infant females will have a small amount of menstrual blood as early as the 4th and seldom later than the 12th day after birth. It is seldom more than would cover a few q-tips.This is due to withdrawal of pregnancy hormones which stimulate the baby uterus.Many more will have a mucousy sticky discharge.It should be a one time event. ...Read more

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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.

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

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I'm between 4-6wks pregnant and i've been experiencing some brownish discharge and slight cramping. Is this typically normal or is it a sign of m/c?

I'm between 4-6wks pregnant and i've been experiencing some brownish discharge and slight cramping. Is this typically normal or is it a sign of m/c?

Can be either: Please see you obgyn as u need quant bhcg and Progesterone blood work and repeat in 3 days - the beta should double if it i normal at 6 1/2 - 7 weeks you should be able to see htbeat on us if normal. ...Read more

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Is white discharge from nipple (when quessed lightly) an early sign of pregnancy?

Is white discharge from nipple (when quessed lightly) an early sign of pregnancy?

No: White discharge from the nipples isn't necessarily the sign of anything in particular. It can be normal. But since it can also be the sign of some hormonal issues, we do check blood tests for thyroid disorder and elevation in prolactin hormone. ...Read more

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What is snotty light yellow discharge usually a sign of?

What is snotty light yellow discharge usually a sign of?

Rhinitis: Yellow mucous is a sign of irritation of mucous memebranes, but in itself not a sign of infection. Most common causes are allergic, viral and bacterial. If fever or significant pain more likely an infection. ...Read more

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Does fever , frequent urination and watery white discharge be a sign of ovulation?

Does fever , frequent urination and watery white discharge be a sign of ovulation?

UTI: This sounds more like signs of urinary tract infection, you should have urine analysis and culture done. ...Read more

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Milky discharge from nipple. Is that a tumor?

Nipple milk discharg: True galactorrhea, milk secretion from the breast, can be caused by excessive prolactin production from the pituitary - usually a small tumor or microadenoma. If the prolactin is high an MRI of the pituitary will be needed. Several drugs can increase prolactin levels, particularly tranquillizers. Also need to rule out under active thyroid with TSH measurement as this can increase prolactin levels. ...Read more

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Is breast itching a sign of pms?

Is breast itching a sign of pms?

Not a sign but can: Occur prior to periods due to fluid retention and breast engorgement that sometimes occur before the periods. ...Read more

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Hello, Which colour and consistence of discharge is normal during pregnancy? Beige, coffee with milk, rust colour, brownish - when is it alarm sign?

Blood: Its more of concern when blood present. red, dark red, brown and black are more likely blood. However, the color that we see inside during the spec exam and what you see after air dries it and concentrates it varies. ...Read more

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I'm due for my period sometime this week, and i'm having white pasty discharge (resembles wet toilet paper). Is this normal? Or a sign of pg?

I'm due for my period sometime this week, and i'm having white pasty discharge (resembles wet toilet paper). Is this normal? Or a sign of pg?

Not dangerous: It is very common to get white discharge before your period. It is due to normal hormonal changes of your menstrual cycle. Its not dangerous and would usually go away once you period starts. ...Read more

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Newborn is 4 days old and there is foul odor coming from umbilical cord stump but no discharge. Is this normal?

Newborn is 4 days old and there is foul odor coming from umbilical cord stump but no discharge. Is this normal?

Abnormal: Foul smelling umbilical cord stump indicate bacterial growth-which is not good. This may be treated with alcohol swabbing of the stump several times a day. If it drains fluid or remains foul smelling, or the area around it turns red-a visit to the doctor is recommended. You want to avoid omphalitis. ...Read more

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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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Nipple Discharge (Definition)

Nipple discharge is any fluid seeping from one or both ...Read more