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Slightly Pink Discharge From Nipple When I Squeeze It
Go to check it out: Go to see your doctor for a good breast examination and further evaluation. It can be caused by different reasons like trauma, infection/inflammation etc- anything bloody- however, you need also to make sure that it is not cancerous. If you've never had a mammogram- you probably should get one now and also ultrasound of the breast for complete evaluation. ...Read more
There are many characteristics of nipple discharge. This can occur from one or both nipples. The discharge can be a variety of colors including, white, green, brown, clear, black, red. Disharge can be coming from duct/hole of the nipple or multiductal. Typically, most nipple discharges are benign. A bloody, nipple discharge can be worrisome as ...Read more
Had baby 12 weeks ago, bottle-fed him from birth. But there is milky white discharge from nipple when I squeeze, is this normal?
Clear to milky Discharge from nipple when squeezed. Doesn't always happen. Have mirena (levonorgestrel). Baby 6mth ago. Period due in 10days. No lumps. Is it bad?
Probably "not bad": You probably have no cause for alarm if the discharge remains clear to milky, is still periodic or occasional and there is "no lump". Consider reducing the frequency of "nipple stimulations" and requesting a clinical breast exam plus a blood prolactin test if you remain concerned in another 6 to 9 months. ...Read more
My nipples are sore have bumps on the nipple and if i squeeze them thick white stuff comes out and sometimes discharge from nipple vaginal pain hairy?
Am 34, baby 6mths ago. Mirena (levonorgestrel) 3mth ago. Noticed occasional clear discharge from nipple, mainly when squeezed quite hard. No lumps or pain. Is this bad?
Milk: If you had a baby 6 months ago and are now able to see fluid from the nipple the most likely explanation is milk. After having a baby it quite normal to express milk from the nipple even if not breastfeeding. This is especially true if you are squeezing the nipple. If you are concerned schedule a visit for confirmation ...Read more
Nipple discharge: There are many characteristics of nipple discharge. This can occur from one or both nipples. The discharge can be a variety of colors including, white, green, brown, clear, black, red. Disharge can be coming from duct/hole of the nipple or multiductal. Typically, most nipple discharges are benign. A bloody, nipple discharge can be worrisome as a sign of cancer. ...Read more
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
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
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