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Milky Discharge From Babys Nipples
Nipple discharge: Reasons for nipple discharge can include stimulation of the breast, pregnancy, medications, galactorrhea (secretion of milk or similar substance), an abscess or other breast infection, hormonal imbalances (like hypothyroidism), fibrocystic breasts (breasts are very fibrous), blocked mammary duct, breast cancer and intraductal papilloma (non cancerous mass), use of marijuana, anise and fennel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Maybe: Discharge from breast can be due to pregnancy, but it can also be due to a tumor in the brain. Your next step would be to take a pregnancy test. Assuming that is negative, after that, i would make an appointment with your doctor to get some blood work done. It's likely benign, but you want to make sure that there isn't something serious going on. ...Read more
Milk: Very likely it is milk. Unless you are pregnant, this could be a symptom of other causes. You should see your doctor. ...Read more
See your doctor: Anytime you have discolored nipple discharge, you will want to be seen by your doctor. You will need to rule out causes, such as infection or possible cancer. Your breast are responsive to hormones, so any changes in your cycle can cause symptoms. If your cycle is not normal, pregnancy is always a possibly. Take a pregnancy test to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't anticipate: Nipple d/c in early pregnancy. Classic pregnancy sxs don’t begin until period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). These can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line. Etc. May be ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take hpt to know. ...Read more
Maybe: Have you missed a period? Have you taken a pregnancy test? If you have not missed a period or know for sure you are not pregnant or have not nursed a baby within the last year or so i would visit your doctor to be certain your are ok. You did not mention how old you were, so I do not know the odds of pregnancy vs cancer or other problems. ...Read more
Need more info...: Hard to answer this one without more information. How long? Nipple discharge? Breast feeding/not? I'm guessing the two are not related as the "clean sticky discharge" sounds pretty normal for a 33 year old woman, especially mid-cycle. If the burning nipple doesn't get better, please see a doctor for an exam. ...Read more
See your doctor: If you are not pregnant or haven't recently stopped nursing, see your doctor to get this worked up. Most of the time it's nothing but on some occassions your hormones could be out of whack, or a problem with the duct that's producing the discharge is abnormal. Start with your gynecologist. ...Read more
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