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Leaking breast milk when not a pregnanat?

Leaking breast milk when not a pregnanat?

See a doctor: Strongly advise seeing a doctor to verify it is milk or other type of secretion. Could be related to gland infection or pituitary gland disorder. ...Read more

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Dr. Harinder Gill
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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Why milk leakage while not pregnant?

Why milk leakage while not pregnant?

Hormonal imbalance: Sometimes an elevation in prolactin hormone levels can cause milk production from breasts in a non-pregnant state. Have your hormone levels checked. ...Read more

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Breast milk production am i pregnant?

Breast milk production am i pregnant?

Do not know: Breast milk production naturally occurs if pregnant....It would be helpful if you did a pregnancy test and see your doctor. There are a couple conditions that are not normal where a woman can lactate inappropriately ... ...Read more

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I am pumping to feed my baby breast milk but also using formula. (i'm not producing enough). Should I do breast milk only and formula only bottles?

I am pumping to feed my baby breast milk but also using formula. (i'm not producing enough). Should I do breast milk only and formula only bottles?

I would: I don't have science behind this, but i don't know if mixing breast milk and formula will break down the good proteins in either liquid. I'm probably being overly cautious with this recommendation. So, if it was my baby, i wouldn't mix. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Is breast milk normal without bieng pregnant?

Is breast milk normal without bieng pregnant?

Breast milk: 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

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Breast milk even when not pregnant and never been?

Lactation: If never been pregnant and never breastfed, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Clear nipple discharge during intercourse. Not breastfeeding. Not pregnant?

Clear nipple discharge during intercourse. Not breastfeeding. Not pregnant?

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

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Clear breast discharge not pregnant?

Clear breast discharge not pregnant?

Could be: see an endocrinologist to check serum prolactin levels. The discharge may be clear or milky ...Read more

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Do men's breasts have milk ducts?

Do men's breasts have milk ducts?

Galactorrhea: Men and women both have "milk ducts, " but a different hormonal environment leads to milk production in women only. Lactation is the true production of milk that occurs during pregnancy when Progesterone levels are high and stimulate maturation of the milk producing glands. Outside this setting, we worry about tumors and hormonal imbalances (prolactin) that lead to galactorrhea (nipple discharge). ...Read more

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Why do breast leak at 29weeks pregnant?

Why do breast leak at 29weeks pregnant?

That is a little ear: Early but can be from colostrum build up , usually dont start leaking till the last , please discuss with your ob. ...Read more

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Producing breast milk, definitely not pregnant. Never breastfed, no visible tumor on mri. Why could this be happening?

Producing breast milk, definitely not pregnant. Never breastfed, no visible tumor on mri. Why could this be happening?

Elevated prolactin: Milk production is generally a result of elevated prolactin. Besides tumor, prolactin can be elevated in response to significant stress, hypothyroidism, repetitive nipple stimulation, and other body tumors. Drugs, especially certain psychotropic medications, and marijuana are known to raise levels. ...Read more

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Is there a med. To reduce breast milk for non pregnantive breast milk but im NT pregnant&it's making my breasts heavy&sometimes sore?

Is there a med. To reduce breast milk for non pregnantive breast milk but im NT pregnant&it's making my breasts heavy&sometimes sore?

Galactorrhea: What do you mean --- you have breast milk md you are not pregnant? Ok! if his is what you mean--- thn this could be serious. See your doctor asap as brain tumor needs to be ruled out. Well! once that is ruled out, then we need to worry about the meds to reduce the milk production. ...Read more

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Causes of leaking colostrum when not pregnant?

Nipple discharge: Nipple discharge in a woman who's not pregnant or breast-feeding isn't necessarily abnormal, but should be evaluated by a doctor. A nipple discharge may look milky, or it may be yellow, green, brown or bloody. Nonmilk discharge comes out of your breasts through the same nipple openings that carry milk. The consistency of nipple discharge varies from thick and sticky to thin and watery. ...Read more

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Why would I not be producing enough breast milk?

Why would I  not be producing enough breast milk?

Common problem: This is a surprisingly common problem and has many possible causes, ranging from the effects of common environmental toxins to stress to scar tissue from surgery to suboptimal nursing techniques. Please consult a lactation consultant (at local hospitals/birth centers). Herbs can increase milk production, as can some meds- see www.Breastfeeding-problems.Com/herbs-and-breastfeeding.Html & comments:. ...Read more

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Is it safe to start pumping and storing breast milk at 39 weeks pregnant?

Oxytocin: Pumping may cause you to go into labor before mother nature intended by release of oxytocin into the system. I know you are 39 weeks and feel it's safe, but we now know for the most part, every additional day baby can stay in the womb, even past 39 weeks, leads to better development, less illness, higher IQ. Why risk all these things to start storing up milk. You will make enough when baby comes. ...Read more

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Can I feed my baby thawed breast milk?

Can I feed my baby thawed breast milk?

Yes: Only heat it once to thaw and then use. You can continue to use it from the refrigerator up to 24 hours. ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink soy milk and pasteurized goats milk? I am 11 weeks pregnant.

Is it safe to drink soy milk and pasteurized goats milk? I am 11 weeks pregnant.

Only organic soy;but: Goat milk is perfectly safe. There are some concerns about soy because it has isoflavones that act like estrogens, but research suggests it's safe during pregnancy. But i advise not drinking much during the first trimester to be extra cautious ; i strongly advise avoiding milk made with gmo soy, which is almost all soy that is not labeled organic. See http://bit.Ly/19xax7e ; http://bit.Ly/18ttuwd. ...Read more

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Why does milk drop out from breast before pregnant?

Galactorrhea: Can be caused from medications, medical conditions and tumor. Please see your doctor to determine why you are secreting milk, . ...Read more