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What might cause my breasts to leak colostrum?

What might cause my breasts to leak colostrum?

Pituitary problem: Pregnancy or breast feeding do and that is normal. If neither is the case then see your doctor, it could be serious. ...Read more

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What could cause colostrum leaking from the breasts after an abortion?

What could cause colostrum leaking from the breasts after an abortion?

Hormone change: Breast secretion after a pregnancy can be related to the hormone changes of the pregnancy and should, therefore , disappear soon after termination. ...Read more

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Breast leaks, no menses, negative hpt. What is the cause?

Breast leaks, no menses, negative hpt. What is the cause?

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

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Does silicon implant in breast augmentation still cause deformity if it leaks into body?

Does silicon implant in breast augmentation still cause deformity if it leaks into body?

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 more

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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.

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

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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 more

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