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Lactating When Not Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Lactation: If never been pregnant and never breastfed, see your doctor. ...Read more
Could be too much pr: Prolactin, you need to see your gyn, no breast stimulation for 48 hrs before and he can draw a prolactin level - blood test and then examine your breasts after to r/o problems, if the prolactin level is too high sometimes it can be associated with a pituitary tumor which can be daignosed by MRI if necessary. ...Read more
Need investigation: Most likely you are young ( age is important in assessment breast diseases ) malignancy is not the first one to think other benign causes ., clear discharge is most common cause benign fibrocystic disease , need examination radiological investigation , blood investigation ( prolactin level ) see your doctor first ...Read more
End third trimester: At the end of the third trimester, as your hormones start to change and prepare for the new baby, breast production of milk will start to "ramp up." then when the baby comes, the nurse will clean your bundle of joy and you can start bonding with breast feeding. Best wishes. ...Read more
MENSTRUATION: It should normally come 6-8weeks postpartum.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Not sure: 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, pregnancy, testosterone deficiency in men & significant breast stimulation. ...Read more
Yes: This is certainly possible and can occur from certain medical conditions (prolactinoma, eg) or medications. Not all breast discharges are normal lactation though and there are other breast related diagnoses that might need to be considered. Probably good to speak with your gyn or primary care provider. ...Read more
Are hard, erect nipples normal a week before your period? Not sexually active so i know I am not pregnant.
Have it check out: There are many reasons for this, some are not scary, some are bad. Please see your doctor to get this evaluated. It's important to know if it's on both side, what color is it, do you have to press it to extract the fluid or does it just leaks out. Depending on the answers above, your doctor might order you additional testins and/or hormonal labs to make sure you don't have a pituitary tumor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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