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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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What are some homeopathic remedies for fibrocystic breast?

What are some homeopathic remedies for fibrocystic breast?

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 more

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Are there home remedies for fibrocystic breast disease?

Are there home remedies for fibrocystic breast disease?

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 more

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Nipple discharge with medication? Cancer?

Nipple discharge with medication? Cancer?

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

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Are there any good home remedies for smelly vaginal discharge?

Are there any good home remedies for smelly vaginal discharge?

Needs med eval: 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

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What are some good home remedies for smelly vaginal discharge?

What are some good home remedies for smelly vaginal discharge?

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

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What natural remedies for a breast abesess?

Surgical drainage: Whenever there is an abscess it must be drained . That is the rule of nature. You must see a doctor to have it incised and drained. Then you can look into the cause and natural ways of prevention. ...Read more

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Home remedy for recurrentvaginal discharge?

None, you need a doc: If you have a problem that is recurrent, then you are beyond home remedies. Do not douche. That offers temporary relief at best and will more than likely make the problem worse in the long run. Time to call your family doctor. ...Read more

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Please suggest remedies for sore breasts ?

Please suggest remedies for sore breasts ?

Fibrocystic breasts?: You should certainly be checked for a breast mass or other abnormalities. If you have fibrocystic breast disease, which is common and not dangerous, you should try Motrin or alleve (but not both) and evening primrose oil tablets. ...Read more

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Are there any good home remedies for sore breasts?

Are there any good home remedies for sore breasts?

Not without doctor: not without doctor examination and reaching for a proper cause and providing treatment that could be hormonal or could be something else saying that stay away from caffeine and chocolate and try combination of vitamin E and Ibuprofen until you see your doctor ...Read more

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What are some home remedies for vaginal itching?

What are some home remedies for vaginal itching?

Cause?: What's the cause of the itching? Rather than trying to come up with a home remedy, you first need to know what exactly you are treating. Make sure to get checked by a doctor! ...Read more

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Black vaginal discharge for 5days? Causes n treatment for this? Plz help....

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

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What are some natural remedies for a sinus infection (3 months pregnant)?

What are some natural remedies for a sinus infection (3 months pregnant)?

Saline: Saline irrigations (neti pot or squeeze bottle) are particularly quite safe and effective in treating and preventing chronic sinus infections. There are other natural remedies, but saline has the most scientific research to support its use. Saline is safe during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is breast discharge a symptom breast cancer?

Is breast discharge a symptom breast cancer?

Sometimes: Most are not cancerous, but sometimes they are. Especially worrisome are bloody discharges or any spontaneous discharge after menopause. If any discharge is persistent you should at least run it by your primary doc or ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Is there a homeopathic treatment for breast cancer?

Is there a homeopathic treatment for breast cancer?

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 more

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Treatment for missed menses and vaginal discharge?

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 more

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Common reasons for breast tenderness besides PMS and pregnancy?

Common reasons for breast tenderness besides PMS and pregnancy?

Fibrocystic changes: Breast tenderness is a common symptom of fibrocystic changes. Try reducing caffeine and chocolate and taking extra vitamin e. ...Read more

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What does a culture of breast discharge show?

What does a culture of breast discharge show?

Mastitis: If you have a nipple discharge, especially one that is colored, a culture is a good idea. You could have an infection of the breast known as mastitis. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Breast discharge?

What is the definition or description of: Breast discharge?

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

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Am having breast discharge but only on manipulation and am currently mensrating and my breasts seem bigger?

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

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Is there any corrolation between a bad papsmere and breast discharge?

Is there any corrolation between a bad papsmere and breast discharge?

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

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Abnormal breast discharge has been going on for a while, can you offer any insight?

Abnormal breast discharge has been going on for a while, can you offer any insight?

See doctor: Please make an appointment with your physician for an evaluation. If you have not had a mammogram, please get one as well. ...Read more

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Prolactin .98 but still breast discharge taking cabgolin 0.5 after 15 days it that ok?

Prolactin .98 but still breast discharge taking cabgolin 0.5 after 15 days it that ok?

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

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Breast discharge i been having brown sticky discharge from my right breast as well as pain and itching. What could it be?

This : This type of discharge could be caused by many things - from infection to fibrocystic changes, to a benign tumor in the duct, to cancer. It should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Prolactin levels normal (15.51), breast discharge, pain, other sympt. Why would I have discharge with normal prolactin levels?

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

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Breast discharge and not pregnant, what could this be?

Breast discharge and not pregnant, what could this be?

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

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Do you think I should go see my doctor for breast discharge?

Depends: It depends on the color of the discharge, if you are feeling a lump or if you have an abnormal mammogram. Bloody discharge needs to be evaluated by your doctor. Be sure to get a yearly mammogram and clinical breast exam by your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of breast discharge during pregnancy?

What are the common causes of breast discharge during pregnancy?

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

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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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Is breast discharge a symptom breast cancer?

Sometimes: Most are not cancerous, but sometimes they are. Especially worrisome are bloody discharges or any spontaneous discharge after menopause. If any discharge is persistent you should at least run it by your primary doc or ob/gyn. ...Read more

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What causes breast discharge when not pregnant?

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

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Breast discharge symptoms of what ...I have an IUD i place and im 21 yrs old?

Breast discharge symptoms of what ...I have an IUD i place and im 21 yrs old?

You need evaluation: A breast discharge is called galactorrhea. An initial evaluation usually requires a breast exam, a cell test done on the discharge and blood tests for thyroid called TSH and milk letdown hormone called prolactin. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Is it normal to have breast discharge 1 week before my period?

Is it normal to have breast discharge 1 week before my period?

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 more

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Dr. Regina Hampton
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Breast Discharge (Definition)

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