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Remedies For Breast Discharge
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
Evening Primrose: Fibrocystic changes are normal findings in breast tissue. For most of us, these are more prominent around the menstrual cycle. For others, it can occur at any time and usually leads to pain and increased lumpiness. The most common remedy is to decrease caffeine. Evening primrose taken by mouth is helpful. Vitamin e is recommended as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No cure: Fibrocystic breast disease is the presence of fibrocystic tissue in the breasts. There is no cure for fibrocystic breast disease but there is treatment to decrease the discomfort. Decreasing caffeine intake will minimize breast tenderness and increasing vitamin E to 800 or 1000 international units (iu) each day will also decrease the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
You would need to: Know the cause of the malodorous discharge before treating. Don't recommend a home remedy for malodorous discharge. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more
Black discharge: Usually, brown or black vaginal discharge is from old blood. You may have had some spotting - which can happen with certain forms of birth control like depo. There are other causes of spotting and abnormal vaginal bleeding/discharge including fibroids, pcos, ovulation, other medications and infections. Please contact your doctor to be evaluated! good luck! ...Read more
Not for any cancer: There is no homeopathic "treatment" that has any effect on breast cancer nor on any other cancer. A person may feel better after taking a homeopathic "medication" either because he truly believes the "medication" is helpful, and so he is happier and uplifted; or because he is just by coincidence feeling good that day. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What are the symptoms of a breast intraductal papilloma? I'm nursing but I don't have bloody discharge .
Why do you ask?: Very often they produce no symptoms or signs whatsoever. ...Read more
Common problem : Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Breast discharge: 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 consultation with a physician. ...Read more
Am having breast discharge but only on manipulation and am currently mensrating and my breasts seem bigger?
Usually normal: It's very common for women to have some breast discharge with manipulation. Usually we check thyroid function and a prolactin hormone level to be sure there isn't a medical issue that needs to be treated. Bloody discharge is concerning and needs more evaluation. But if it's clear or milky and the 2 blood tests above are normal, all is well. ...Read more
No: There is not a correlation. If you have a bloody or brownish color discharge, then please see a breast specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
Call your doctor: Please contact your doctor who prescribed the medication to get clarification on how long to take the medication. Another option is to get a 2nd opinion from another specialist in your area. ...Read more
Breast discharge i been having brown sticky discharge from my right breast as well as pain and itching. What could it be?
Prolactin levels normal (15.51), breast discharge, pain, other sympt. Why would I have discharge with normal prolactin levels?
Duct ectasia: Benign thickening within the milk ducts may cause some blockage of the ducts with a liquidy substance which can cause areolar discharge. This isn't necessarily related to nursing or pregnancy. A gynecologist can help make this diagnosis. Avoiding areolar manipulation can help. Other conditions can cause breast discharge as well and should be evaluated by a gynecologist. ...Read more
Depends: This depends if it is 1 side or both sides and the color. Also depends if the discharge comes out on its own or is squeezed out. If this is a new finding, then i recommend you see your doctor. ...Read more
See your doctor: Recommend you see your doctor asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
Breast discharge: In early stages of pregnancy, some women notice clear discharge & in later stages it becomes milky. Also discharge can be seen following vigorous physical activity such as jogging. Other causes might be fibrocystic breast disease, galactorrhea (some causes are hormones or medications), infection, mammary duct ectasia in older women, breast tumor. Your ob/gyn can explain more details. ...Read more
Various causes: Most of the time cause is unknown. But infections, cancers and rarely pituitary tumors. Also can get dicharge if previously pregnent in the recent passed. Type and color of dischareg is importnat. Get it checked out. ...Read more
I m having wheatish breast discharge 4m both breasts when i apply gentle pressure to the nipples. It started after intense stimulation. Shud i worry?
Probably not: The discharge is most likely from the breast stimulation. If you quit stimulating them the discharge should subside in a cycle or two. If the discharge is bloody or if it continues, you need to be check for more serious causes. ...Read more
No: Unrelated.Get a more detailed answer ›
That depends.: 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. This ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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