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What Causes Leaking Breasts
Galactorrhea: 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
My breasts started leaking suddenly. The discharge is clear/cloudy. I wear birth control patches, but it cause discharge though it's been 6+ months?
It can lead to : Caspular contracture which is a hardening of the tissue around the implant. Capsular contracture can cause distortion of the breast. The older generation implants tend to leak more than the newer ones if the shell is broken. Older model implants can cause more distortion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Spinal fluid leakage would not communicate with the breast tiisue. ...Read more
What can discharge from the nipple be caused from? My youngest is 5 years old and he was only breast fed for 2months. It doesn't leak.
A few things: Discharge that's milky white, like breast milk can be due to elevated prolactin levels which can be measured with a blood test. Discharge that's bloody or green needs immediate evaluation by physician to rule out any possible breast cancer. Regardless, see a doctor because you wouldn't want to miss anything and a clinical breast exam a good idea as well. ...Read more
How fast I have to removed my leaked silicon implant cause am breast feeding and does silicon go with milk to my baby ?
Not that easy: I would need more information to make a recommendation. How old are your implants? How extensive is the rupture? Is the implant over or under the muscle? Many of these will influence the recommendations to be made, . It is possible for the silicone to leak into the breast milk but the truth is that the conpsequences of this are likely to be few, if any. Formula has 400 x the silicone of breast milk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i wait 6 months to remove my 3ml leaked silicon implant from my left breast cause i breast fed my 8 month baby and i can't stop lactation now ?
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