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I have been noticing a milky discharge coming from my nipples..Is this serious?

I have been noticing a milky discharge coming from my nipples..Is this serious?

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

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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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Milky discharge from nipples. Is that from my bf sucking?

Milky discharge from nipples. Is that from my bf sucking?

Breast discharge: Frequent squeezing of the breasts can stimulate milk secretion. Other causes are variety of drugs and xs prolactin secretion from the pituitary gland. Advise checking prolactin level . Non-milk secretion is normal ductal fluid. ...Read more

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What makes milky discharge from nipples?

What makes milky discharge from nipples?

Milk: Your breasts naturally produce milk. This is normal. Hormonal changes can sometimes make you produce more or less fluid from your nipples. ...Read more

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What is the medical term for white milky discharges of the nipples on an infant?

What is the medical term for white milky discharges of the nipples on an infant?

Medical?it's milk !: The common lay term is witches milk. Newborns may show the effect of pregnancy hormones by having breast enlargement & some may leak milk. It is important not to mess with the area & have it evaluated if it appears irritated or inflamed.Germs can get into the babies nipple and cause a destructive abscess leading to problems later on. ...Read more

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I'm 16 and when i squeeze my right nipple a clear/milky discharge comes out. What could this be?

?milk?: You say you are 16 but your id on healthtap says you are 37 and a woman. Assuming you are a 16 year old woman and have not recently been pregnant, having a milky discharge from your nipple might signal that you have a pituitary tumor, leading to a high blood level of the hormone prolactin. See your doctor about this. ...Read more

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My infant has a milky discharge coming from her nipples. Is this common, or should I be concerned?

My infant has a milky discharge coming from her nipples.  Is this common, or should I be concerned?

Common: This is a common finding in young breastfed infants, both male and female. It is not a cause for concern unless the nipple appears red or tender, or if the baby is irritable or appears ill. ...Read more

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Milky discharge from nipple. Is that a tumor?

Nipple milk discharg: True galactorrhea, milk secretion from the breast, can be caused by excessive prolactin production from the pituitary - usually a small tumor or microadenoma. If the prolactin is high an MRI of the pituitary will be needed. Several drugs can increase prolactin levels, particularly tranquillizers. Also need to rule out under active thyroid with TSH measurement as this can increase prolactin levels. ...Read more

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Milky white discharge coming from nipple. What could it be?

Milky white discharge coming from nipple. What could it be?

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

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What is the medical term for white milky discharges on an infant's nipple?

What is the medical term for white milky discharges on an infant's nipple?

Medical?it's milk !: The common lay term is witches milk. Newborns may show the effect of pregnancy hormones by having breast enlargement & some may leak milk. It is important not to mess with the area & have it evaluated if it appears irritated or inflamed.Germs can get into the babies nipple and cause a destructive abscess leading to problems later on. ...Read more

Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more