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Why does my baby have white discharge coming from his nipples? What can I do?

Why does my baby have white discharge coming from his nipples? What can I do?

Usually normal: Discharge from the nipples is a normal response to the mother's hormones passing to the baby through the breast milk, and can occur in boys as well as girls. If the area around the nipple is red or tender, or if the baby is fussy, irritable or has a fever, they should be examined. ...Read more

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Discharge (Definition)

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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Had baby 12 weeks ago, bottle-fed him from birth. But there is milky white discharge from nipple when I squeeze, is this normal?

Had baby 12 weeks ago, bottle-fed him from birth. But there is milky white discharge from nipple when I squeeze, is this normal?

It may be: It may be normal milk still present in the ducts that has not yet been resorbed. If you are having pain or it looks like pus see your MD now. ...Read more

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Milky white discharge coming from nipple. What could it be?

Milky white discharge coming from nipple. What could it be?

Milk: Very likely it is milk. Unless you are pregnant, this could be a symptom of other causes. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Pain and white discharge coming from inverted nipple, only in 1 breast. Discharge has been for yrs pre children but pain over past few days. Not red?

Pain and white discharge coming from inverted nipple, only in 1 breast. Discharge has been for yrs pre children but pain over past few days. Not red?

Check it out.: You didn't mention if the nipple inversion is a new finding. White discharge from the nipple usually turns out to be non-problematic, but I am concerned because you have pain and the inverted nipple. Even though breast cancer is usually not painful, and even though you are a young woman, please get your doctor to evaluate you. Better to be on the safe side here. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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I am a 32 yr old male and I feel lumps under my nipples and when I squeeze them a white discharge comes out. Should I be worried?

I am a 32 yr old male and I feel lumps under my nipples and when I squeeze them a white discharge comes out. Should I be worried?

Gynecomastia: Some men develop breast tissue. If you are having secretion form the nipple have yourself examined. ...Read more

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White discharge and sore nipples, what's wrong?

White discharge and sore nipples, what's wrong?

Sexually active? If : You have missed your period take a pregnancy test. When pregnant, vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. Leukorrhea is normal vaginal discharge (d/c). D/c is composed of cellular debris, vaginal secretions ; bacteria ; is stimulated by ^ vaginal blood flow ; ^ estrogen. D/c ^ is seen w >. ...Read more

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White discharge from female nipple can it come from having a miscarriage?

Yes.: Although nipple discharge can be related to a miscarriage, if it persists, it should be evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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Sore nipples, milky white discharge, hpt negative?

Sore nipples, milky white discharge, hpt negative?

Candida?: If your period is late, pregnancy test negative and nipples are sore, you may need to recheck pregnancy test in a a week. Topical vit d to the sore nipples may relieve pain. Milky white discharge could be a yeast overgrowth but if no itching or other symptoms will not be harmful. Eat healthy food, get sleep, exercise, and de-stress. ...Read more

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Right nipple is more puffy and inverted than the left and recently there is some thick white discharge. is this normal or is there something serious i should investigate?

Nipple discharge: Elevated prolactin levels can cause a nipple discharge, and can be caused by a prolactinoma, or as a side effect of some medications. Make sure to do a pregnancy test at home as well. Also, be cautious there is no infection in the breast (mastitis). Please consult with a doctor. ...Read more

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Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more