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Why Do Breast Leak
Should investigate: This may be normal, or you may need to have your doctor evaluate it. It is not at all unusual to continue to have some fluid leak for up to a year after having a child. Sometimes you may have some fluid build up in the glands which then leaks out, which may be normal, or indicate a problem. Discuss this with your physician to see if other tests, like checking a prolactin level, are appropriate. ...Read more
A month ago my left breast leaked oily substance than tonight my right breast did the same wat could this be?
Need more info: Difficult to say from the info you are giving. This could be just a normal discharge. The bast would be for you to have a breast exam at your GYN doctors office or general surgeons office and they should be able to determine from your history and physical exam if there is a bored for any further tests ( sonogram or mammogram) ...Read more
When your pregnant do your breasts start to leak milk while your pregnant or does it only happen after the babys born?
It varies: It's not uncommon to have some leakage before the baby is born. Full production, however, doesn't start until after the baby is born and the nipples are being stimulated by the infant latching. ...Read more
Hi I had a stillborn baby in January my breasts have recently been leaking milk but now feel so heavy and like their burning inside ?
My baby is9mths and I'm still BF, my right breast started leaking from almost no leak to a lot? It filled up 3 pads in 1day? Do you know why?
Milk? : If your leaking milk then this new production should be quite helpful and no cause for concern ...Read more
My breasts have both been leaking milk for years it is pure white, never been pregnant and only 22 starting to get worried. What could be causing this?
Elevated prolactin: What you describe is usually due to an elevated prolactin level. That can be caused by a number of issues including some medications, exercise, and / or by a prolactin secreting tumor.You should see your doctor for an exam and probably some lab work (blood test) to determine a reason for your milk production. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nipple discharge: While nipple discharge can be serious, in most cases, it's either normal or due to a minor condition. Still, if you are not nursing, you should contact your health care provider any time you notice breast discharge. Based upon your symptoms and the results of diagnostic tests, your doctor will decide on the best course of treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No : Some start before delivery but most do not. ...Read more
I used to breastfeedmy son. He is now 2 years old but sometimes i feel my breasts leaking & i think its milk. Is it normal?
Yes: Your breasts may continue to leak milk, or a more clear colostrum for a long time, and some women lean continuously. ...Read more