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Why do breast leak at 29weeks pregnant?

Why do breast leak at 29weeks pregnant?

That is a little ear: Early but can be from colostrum build up , usually dont start leaking till the last , please discuss with your ob. ...Read more

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Why do breast hurt and leak?

Why do breast hurt and leak?

Not pregnant, never: Breast fed? Please be medically evaluated to determine the reason for nipple leakage. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my breasts to leak in pregnancy?

Is it normal for my breasts to leak in pregnancy?

Not uncommon: With hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy, that start to allow breast milk to be produced for the upcoming baby, it is not uncommon to get some leakage. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my breasts still leaking after pregnancy?

Variety of reasons: Any prolonged stimulation of the breasts or ongoing nursing will promote ongoing lactation. However this should stop, and if it persists you may want to seek evaluation for possible prolactin producing tumors. ...Read more

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I have had my tubes tied so not pg but this last month my breasts leaked clear fluid?

I have had my tubes tied so not pg but this last month my breasts leaked clear fluid?

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

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A month ago my left breast leaked oily substance than tonight my right breast did the same wat could this be?

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

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When your pregnant do your breasts start to leak milk while your pregnant or does it only happen after the babys born?

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

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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?

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 more

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What those it mean when a woman's breast leaks?

What those it mean when a woman's breast leaks?

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 more

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Leaking breasts at week 34, is this a sign of labor?

Leaking breasts at week 34, is this a sign of labor?

No: Labor at any gestational age is always associated with regular painful contractions, there are no breast symptoms that correlate with labor - i wouldn't worry about it, but ask your doc next time you see him/her. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned that my breasts are leaking yellow fluid?

Get evaluated: Breast/nipple discharge when not pregnant or recently pregnant is not normal and warrants an evaluation. Best wishes. ...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